Articles Of The Week September 26, 2021
Ever had a patient come in with ‘frozen shoulder’? Well, there’s some new research showing that maybe it’s not quite what we think it is.
Can the mind freeze shoulders? Five studies – Paul Ingraham
EDS can be a bit confusing for us to treat as it results in hypermobility. However, the more we understand we see it is a connective tissue disease that can be mistaken for others. So, the question remains, how can we help? Here are some options.
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: Does Massage and Physical Therapy Help? – Penny Goldberg
We are big fans of implementing research to practice and adapting to the clinical guidelines set out in research. However, there is still an important part to all of this via the lived experience of the people who come to see you. Because THEIR experience is PERSONAL.
“Research Says” – And Why Lived Experience Matters – Bronnie Lennox Thompson
Remember in college when we were taught to do cross fiber frictions on a tendon? Well, turns out that’s probably the worst thing we can do for a tendon injury. However, progressive load…that’s where it’s at!
Effectiveness of progressive tendon-loading exercise therapy in patients with patellar tendinopathy: a randomised clinical trial – BJSM
Some of the good research that has been done on massage therapy shows how it benefits sleep (and who doesn’t love a great nights sleep?). A new study shows how using a sleep app in addition to therapy benefited compared to those who just had therapy alone.
Good sleep plus therapy works better than therapy alone – MedicalXpress
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