As we all know, college is really expensive. This is an interesting story of how one mature student took things into his own hands to keep costs down.
We published a post on FAI this week, then this article was brought to our attention. This is how one of our colleagues went through hip surgery and what recovery looked like in the first week. A great story from the patient perspective.
“Hip Labrum And FAI Surgery Recovery Week 1” – Rachel Carroll
The words we use when helping our patients can have both a positive and negative effect. With that, if we are able to help patients “rephrase pain” could have a positive effect on their emotions around their experience and thus make a difference in their morale.
“The Right Words Matter When Talking About Pain” – Michael Vagg
Quite often we have a patient come in believing their pain experience is because of a single cause. Part of our responsibility is to help them realize it is not necessarily one thing…but many.
“Not One Thing But Many” – Tristen Attenborough
Many of us at one time focused primarily on a biomechanical model of pain in our practices. However, as we learn more we have to take more factors into account like; mechanical, contextual, neurological, and affective touch.
“The Limitation Of A Biomechanical Model Of Massage Therapy” – Richard Lebert