Articles Of The Week July 18, 2021
We have written posts on this topic before but this is a good refresher on some issues our patients could be having with their sleep. Some of the results of sleep paralysis include muscle soreness and headaches. So while someone may not know they have sleep paralysis it could be something we recommend they have checked out by another professional.
Sleep Paralysis – Krista O’Connell
Quite often people with joint pain (especially stemming from arthritis) are prescribed steroid injections to help with the pain. As it turns out, new studies are showing this may be doing more harm than good.
A Warning From a Doctor Who Has Done Thousands of Steroid Injections for Arthritis – James Hamblin
No matter what our profession is within the manual therapy community, we all have a defined scope of practice from our regulatory bodies. It’s important we stick to these as giving advice that is out of scope can have some serious ramifications.
Chiropractors aren’t qualified to give COVID-19 vaccine advice, health experts warn – Scott Fralick & Denise Wong
Ahhh yes, anecdotal experience. This is often used in discussions online as a way to say someone doesn’t need to read or apply research in their practice. There are a lot more reasons something works in practice and a technique itself is probably not the reason.
The trouble with “it worked for me” and “athletes use it” – Paul Ingraham
We’ve written articles before on how many of us deal with “imposter syndrome”. But what about the opposite outlook “the dunning-kreuger effect”? Well, this might be the reason for some anti-vax attitudes that we are seeing right now.
How the Dunning-Kruger effect explains anti-vaccine attitudes – Paul Ratner
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