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Predictive Coding: Why Expectation Matters For Movement And Pain

Predictive Coding: Why Expectation Matters For Movement And Pain

  Predictive coding is a hip new model for perception that I have been studying lately. In some ways, it is very common sense and intuitive, and in others, it is very challenging and mind-expanding. Here’s a post describing what I’ve […]

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Home Care Plans: Instructions Vs. Adherence

Home Care Plans: Instructions Vs. Adherence

I remember going to physiotherapy when I was in high school and having my exercises prescribed to me for my knee pain. I was instructed to do them every day, which I think I may have managed to do for […]

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Why Do Isometrics Work So Well?

Why Do Isometrics Work So Well?

  A question I often get asked is “Why do isometrics work well to isolate pain?” I started adding isometrics to improve pain during motion and pain and end range with active and passive testing. They work great! Forget “muscle […]

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4 Tissue Loading Progressions To Help With Knee Pain

4 Tissue Loading Progressions To Help With Knee Pain

We have discussed therapeutic exercise/movement many times on this blog before. Not too long ago we went over the different phases of healing and discussed appropriate measures to take in loading tissues to help with healing. Movement is a great […]

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Articles Of The Week July 29, 2018

Articles Of The Week July 29, 2018

We have preached about these kind of things many times, but it’s great to see bigger organizations like the AMTA spreading the word as well. Let’s get rid of these many myths in our profession and start sharing quality information with […]

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