Social media is an interesting thing. Sometimes people share things without thinking about it other times there’s plenty of thought put into it. When it comes to our professional associations, they have a responsibility to make sure anything they are sharing is not only accurate but also good for the profession as a whole. We need to hold them to a higher standard.
If professional associations don’t read the studies they share, then who does? – Tristen Attenborough
This could be a game-changer for the chiropractic profession (at least here in British Columbia). Their regulator is taking away their ability to do routine x-rays unless there is a history of red flags in a patient’s intake. We know that more imaging is not conducive to good outcomes, so it will be interesting to see what happens here.
Great info around the limitations of MRI in detecting what someone is actually feeling or thinking, and whether MRI can find a ‘signature’ for pain. Along with emotional learning and pain. Make sure to give this one a listen.
Podcast With Dr. Melissa Farmer on Pain and Emotional Learning – Todd Hargrove & Melissa Farmer
Sometimes it can be tough spotting what is ‘good science’ vs ‘bad science’. This is especially true in many online debates within our profession. These are five great ways to know if someone is trying to mislead you in those arguments…I mean discussions.
I remember one of my teachers in college saying: “you may have people come in for treatment just to be touched”. We all know how important human touch is, but what happens during times like this where touch is limited, and how can we handle it? Read on to find out.