You know how we feel about exercise around here, so we had to share this one as it is FULL of good advice regarding the good, the bad, and the ugly about exercise for patients (and I have to say my respect for her just increased one hundred fold since she used a hockey stick as a kid).
“Is Exercise The New Snake Oil? Or Just A Dirty Word?” – Bronnie Thompson
Mental health is extremely important for us to recognize in our patients. But, what about when it’s us who needs the help? While this article is directed toward personal trainers, it could be applicable to any of us who work with people and it has some great advice.
“Training Through the Struggle” – Chris Cooper
We quite often talk about the importance of “soft skills” when we’re communicating with patients. What about using some soft skills outside the clinic room to be successful in our business and our life? Here’s some great ones.
“25 Soft Skills You Need to Be Successful in Life” – Jeremy Diamond
Whether it’s a manual therapy conference, a pain conference, or something for sport we would all probably be better off collaborating with mental health professionals to enhance our practice. This is a great example of how a sport psychology doctor brought awareness around the psychosocial factors of return to sport for other sport med professionals.
“Why Should Sport Psychology Practitioners Attend Sports Medicine Conferences?” – Kelly Butterworth
This is both a podcast you can listen to, or just text to read, but either way when David Butler speaks, you should listen. Check out his thoughts on nerve root pain.
“Talking Nerve Root Pain With David Butler” – Tom Jesson