Resilience is a term used more and more by therapists, some might suggest it is a buzz word, so I wanted to put down my thoughts about this complex subject. I have wanted to write this blog for a while and the struggle I have had here is to keep it bloggy, not too academic and […]
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Self efficacy is a term banded around in therapy quite regularly at the moment especially as more active approaches to rehabilitation are being embraced. So we have to ask exactly what does it mean, why does it matter and how do we improve it? In fact my twitter friend/colleague Jerry Durham asked me this question […]
Pain education has for many become an integral part of the treatment process and rightly so, being able to help people understand what is happening to them is a must. One of the most frequently used methods to help people better understand pain is based on the neuroscience and physiology of pain. In some cases […]
Here is some information I would like anyone with back pain to know. Whether it is the first time you have had back pain or you have had it for ages. I would love others to contribute to building up this information as it is certainly not definitive. So if you are a clinician or […]
The influence of structure on back pain is a discussion I have had twice in the last 3 days. I would not describe myself as an expert in this area but this area of discussion does leave me a little confused and I do take an interest in it, especially with the whole ‘forgetting the […]
So the real question should be, how specific should we be with our exercise prescription? (Now this could have turned into an epic blog, but I have decided to keep it brief and readable!) In my opinion WE SHOULD ALWAYS BE SPECIFIC. Now that’s a pretty emphatic statement so I should probably add a bit […]
Exercise is great, we know this, right? Well sort of. Many people know exercise is good for us on a general level, but the question is, do they know it’s right for them on an individual level and is it the right fix for their problem? This is an entirely different proposition, applying that general […]
Here is a short video I did on the Rethinking physiotherapy Facebook page on Applying pain science education. ENJOY!!!!
- Resilience – What is it and why is it a big deal for recovery?October 27, 2018 - 5:53 am
- Common sense exercise and movement guidelines NOW DOWNLOADABLEAugust 22, 2018 - 5:21 am
- Self efficacy – A well used term but well understood?June 5, 2018 - 5:00 am
- Pain education – How much neuroscience do you really need?April 24, 2018 - 2:59 pm
- Knowledge is power- What I need people with back pain to know.March 3, 2018 - 9:43 am
- Should rehab exercise be painful – Two perspectives! Facebook Live lecture.January 16, 2018 - 5:55 am
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