Articles of the Week – January 17, 2021
It’s out of scope for many of us in our professions and jurisdictions to recommend medications. However, it’s important to retain knowledge about the effects of drugs, especially extremely common NSAIDs, on musculoskeletal injuries in our clients.
What Every Physiotherapist Needs to Know about NSAIDs and Musculoskeletal Injuries – Claire Knott
A physiotherapists documents her experience of witnessing racism in the workplace. This acts as an important reminder to not just avoid passing judgment on our clients but to also be aware of the past experiences they may have had elsewhere due to marginalization.
I Didn’t Say Anything: An Essay on Implicit Bias, Emergency Room PT, and My Biggest Regret – Dr. Yusra Iftikhar
As manual practitioners, we all know that physical touch is a beneficial thing to health. It’s great to be able to define what those are.
The sophisticated language of touch – Timothy Cocks
A summary of research that shows some detrimental effects from children’s TV programming that may be emphasizing many unhealthy attitudes and perceptions of pain in our youth. The takeaway from this should be contemplation on what we can do to mitigate this and educate our kids about pain in a healthy way.
Kids’ TV teaching children wrong lessons about pain: new study – Andy Dunne
We’re not here to debate about vaccines right now. However, one interesting study was able to directly demonstrate that the simple act of smiling (and to a lesser extent, frowning) helped to reduce the perception of injection pain. A great example of how expression, especially positive expression, can help our health.
Grin and Bear It: Why Smiling Makes Vaccine Shots Less Painful – Pat Anson
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