Posts by: Rachael Lowe

Rachael Lowe is Co-Founder and Executive Director of Physiopedia. A physiotherapist and technology specialist Rachael has been working with Physiopedia since 2008 to create a resource that provides universal access to physiotherapy knowledge as well as a platform for connecting and educating the global physiotherapy profession.

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Recently published posts by Rachael Lowe:

Meet Andrew, Executive Chair of Connect Health Meet Andrew, Executive Chair of Connect Health...

We are delighted to introduce Andrew Walton, Executive Chair of Connect Health, as our new voices contributor. Born and raised in Newcastle, Andrew qualified as a physiotherapist from Northumbria University in 1985 and worked at [Read More...]

Wow what a year 2016 was!! Wow what a year 2016 was!!...

Happy New Year to you all!!  Before I say anything else I would like to thank everyone who contributed to Physiopedia in 2016. Our team has grown with many of our volunteers taking on specific roles, you people are awesome. Everyone [Read More...]

Meet Doug, he's our running man! Meet Doug, he’s our running man!...

We are delighted to introduce you to our newest Voices contributor.  Doug Adams PT, DPT, SCS, OCS, CSCS is a Physical Therapist in Delaware, USA. He practices in an out-patient sports and orthopaedic practice and his passions in the [Read More...]

On return from the Physiotherapy Congress in Canada On return from the Physiotherapy Congress in Canada...

It's always fun to be at the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) conference and this year in Victoria was no different.  Amongst the whales and orcas that cruised the seas not too far from our hotel, the seaplanes that constantly [Read More...]

Lessons learned from 10 years on Twitter...

Twitter was 10 years old last month.  On March 21st 2006 Jack Dorsey, co-founder and CEO of Twitter set up his twttr. This was the first tweet, ever.  Twitter has undoubtedly changed the way we communicate and network.  From the Hudson [Read More...]

No man is an island No man is an island...

This guest post has been written by one Dr Trisha Parsons, Associate Professor at Queen's University in Ontario, Canada. Trisha has recently helped us to review amputee case studies for publication on Physiopedia . You can find Trisha on [Read More...]

The knowledge translation challenge The knowledge translation challenge...

It's nearly 4 years ago that I first presented Physiopedia's role in the knowledge translation process and a few things recently have got me thinking about this again. To advance physiotherapy practice we must utilise new knowledge that [Read More...]

Embracing change and humbled by motivation! Embracing change and humbled by motivation!...

This month, for my monthly update, I've been thinking a lot about the future. If we can embrace change and be proactive where opportunity presents, it's going to be bright!   At the beginning of February Tony and I presented at the CSP [Read More...]

The Future Is Bright! The Future Is Bright!...

It's a week since we returned from the Student Representatives Development Weekend (#SRDW16) hosted by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) in Leeds, UK.  I posted my presentation here last week and following a week of reflection I [Read More...]

Explore! Explore!...

Last weekend we presented at the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy's Student Rep Development Weekend (#SRDW16).  We wanted to challenge the gathered crowd to explore new innovations and embrace change.  I started with a little talk about [Read More...]

My New Monthly Update! My New Monthly Update!...

Hi folks!  Every month I write a little Physiopedia update for our email newsletter, The Latest. I've decided to also publish that piece here in my Voices column each month with the extra nuggets that are too much for the email. I hope [Read More...]

Buckle up for the 2016 ride!! Buckle up for the 2016 ride!!...

Yes, it's that time of year again, time to reflect and look forward.  I always find it a useful time to assess what we have achieved in the previous year and to make plans for the coming year.  However this year we're ahead of the game! [Read More...]

Finding Purpose In The Worlds Most Challenging Contexts Finding Purpose In The Worlds Most Challenging Contexts...

The world can be an un-peaceful and frightening place to be.  I was touched a few weeks ago at the time of the Paris attacks to have been contacted by several of our volunteers to see if, living in France, I was OK. I was. I was, I was on [Read More...]

Can we impact clinical practice? Yes we can!...

So the Lower Limb Amputee Rehabilitation course has, with sadness and relief, come to an end.  Sadness because there is now a bit of a void in our lives and relief because we can use that void to get on with other work that has been [Read More...]

My first keynote!...

It's a week today that we returned from the Canada where I gave the closing keynote at the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) conference.  It was such an honour to be invited to close the event and the opportunity that I had been [Read More...]

What a difference 4 years makes: Reflecting on WCPT Congress What a difference 4 years makes: Reflecting on WCPT Congress...

Four years ago at the WCPT conference in Amsterdam we were pretty new to the game, this time we were the wallpaper. Everyone knew us, people were coming over to find us and tell us how much they loved us, one person even told us that we [Read More...]

Reflecting on International Women's Day Reflecting on International Women’s Day...

Yesterday was International Women's Day.  International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future.  Suffragettes campaigned for women's right to vote through [Read More...]

Heartfelt thanks!...

Physiopedia is a labour of love! From a fun experiment it has become the most popular physiotherapy website in the world (please do correct me if I'm taking that title inappropriately!!).  As I am writing this there are around 120 people [Read More...]

This is AMAZING!...

Why so amazing I hear you ask? Simply because it's innovative, entrepreneurial, honest and open.  These are the qualities that I completely respect in projects and people. Read more about Easton [Read More...]

Reflecting on 2014 and looking forward to 2015! Reflecting on 2014 and looking forward to 2015!...

First of all please let me wish everyone a very happy new year!!  Today will be a day of reflection for many, including us.... 2014 has been another amazing year for Physiopedia!  We continue to be amazed by the support and enthusiasm [Read More...]