How many times have we heard about the importance of communication with our patients? This post highlights that same importance, but why it’s important during the initial intake to make a great first impression with your patient.
With summer coming, so are Ironman competitions. Here’s some great info you can use in practice, or pass on to your patients who are in training for their first, or their tenth Ironman.
“How To Prevent Injury During Ironman Training” – Mike James
More and more it is being recognized that rehab and exercise is a much better choice over surgeries and injections for back pain. This article goes through many of the dangers associated with steroid injections for back pain. Great to share with patients if they are considering having injections done.
“FDA Warns About Dangers Of Epidural Steroid Injections For Back Pain” – USA Health Times
This one is actually a video, but a great watch. Three leading pain researchers answer common questions about pain.
“Pain Scientists Answer Common Questions About Pain” – Lorimer Moseley, David Butler, Tasha Stanton
Sometimes ego can get in our way. We start to think that we are ‘fixing’ people or ‘healing’ people. There can be some serious issues with this line of thinking. This great article points out how this thinking can be harmful to us as a therapist, and how it can be harmful to the patient.
“Magical Thinking” – Rebecca Sturgeon