Voices

Recently published voices posts:

Contribute to Physiospot's Voices Column Contribute to Physiospot’s Voices Column...

We want physiotherapists and physical therapists to share their unique opinions on issues that are shaping the global physiotherapy community. By offering their perspective on the latest developments in clinical practice, Contributors [Read More...]

Strengthening Rehabilitation in Health Systems: Part 2 Strengthening Rehabilitation in Health Systems: Part 2...

Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) and Training Rehabilitation involves diverse groups of health care workers including but not limited to physicians specialized in physical medicine and rehabilitation, rehabilitation nurses, [Read More...]

Spotting the Signs: Extra-Articular Manifestations in Rheumatology Spotting the Signs: Extra-Articular Manifestations in...

Thanks to a good friend of mine, Jack March of The Physio Matters Podcast (TPMP) team, I was introduced to the fascinating world of rheumatology early in my career and have had an avid interest for some time. It would seem, however, that [Read More...]

Welcome Chris Martey to the Team! Welcome Chris Martey to the Team!...

Welcome Chris to the Team! Interested in Becoming a Voices Contributor? Chris Martey is a physiotherapist with a background in exercise science who currently works in Bath, UK. He has a passion for all things healthy living and his [Read More...]

Strengthening Rehabilitation in Health Systems: Part 1 Strengthening Rehabilitation in Health Systems: Part 1...

Most countries have unmet rehabilitation needs, but this is profound in developing countries resulting in the World Health Organization (WHO) initiating Rehabilitation 2030: A Call for action meeting in Geneva this year. This meeting [Read More...]

Physical Fitness in Childhood Physical Fitness in Childhood...

Childhood is defined as the age span from birth to adolescence. The WHO subdivides childhood into two: an infant, who is a child younger than one year, and an adolescent being a child aged 10 to 19 years. Interestingly there has been a [Read More...]

Welcome Andrews Tawiah to the Team Welcome Andrews Tawiah to the Team...

Please welcome Andrews to the Physiospot team. Interested in Becoming a Voices Contributor? Andrews is a doctoral student at the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta (Canada). He holds a Physiotherapy degree from [Read More...]

An Image Does Not Represent Content An Image Does Not Represent Content...

We've been told that a research abstract isn't enough to truly know the value of the research. We've been told that we need to do critical thinking about the research article. The conversation and likes and retweets around a particular [Read More...]

The Heart Print of My Shoe The Heart Print of My Shoe...

The foundation of all that exists above depends upon that which is laid to the ground. The foot therefore becomes a vital body part and the biomechanical role it plays in initiating locomotion. If the foot indeed has to man such a crucial [Read More...]

Welcome Moti to the Team Welcome Moti to the Team...

Please welcome Moti Wilson to our new voices contributor. Moti is a Physiotherapist from Kenya who is passionate about education, the importance of evidence based practice and patient centered care. Expect to see plenty of his writing [Read More...]

Why is Patient Experience Standing Still? Why is Patient Experience Standing Still?...

As services and clinical thinking evolve, why is it that the patient journey has stood still? Surely it is just as important a part of the whole patient experience? As thoughts are dragged, by politicians and the media, towards [Read More...]

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...]

A Case for Gait Analysis A Case for Gait Analysis...

I hope you are all having a great start to the new year! One of my favorite parts about this year is how excited people get about working out, particularly for running. Many resolution setters will be lacing up their shoes and heading out [Read More...]

Working with Children with Disabilities in an Under-Resourced Region. Working with Children with Disabilities in an Under-Resourced...

 Akbar Kare is a therapy centre offering free services to children with developmental disabilities in Pakistan. Yvonne Frizzell is a Physiotherapist who has kindly written about her experience working in Pakistan. She was a facilitator [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...]

Athletic Hip Pain – Finding the Source Part 2...

In Part 1 of Athletic Hip Pain I discussed how I found a niche for treating athletes with hip pain after understanding Cibulka’s1 literature of manipulating the SI Joint/Lumbar spine.  In part 2, I want to expand on this and discuss 2 [Read More...]

Bots and what they could mean for physiotherapy Bots and what they could mean for physiotherapy...

Bots will offer physiotherapy / physical therapy an innovative new way to reach clients and improve outcomes Just over a year ago during her presentation at CPA congress Rachael described the concept of a Physiobot, imagined as an [Read More...]

Core for Runners...the Right Way! Core for Runners…the Right Way!...

I don’t think there is a runner that I have met in the past 3 years who has not at least heard of “core strength”, which speaks to its importance. Everyone reading this likely incorporates some type of core strengthening into a variety of [Read More...]

Athletic Hip Pain – Finding the Source:  Part 1 Athletic Hip Pain – Finding the Source: Part 1...

Athletic hip patients are one of my favorite populations to treat.  It wasn’t always that way though.  For years, I struggled with this population, being unsure what to do with them.  Even when I improved, I admittedly was a one trick [Read More...]

Treating Athletes with Low Back Pain:  The Solution Treating Athletes with Low Back Pain: The Solution...

For years, I struggled with treating athletes with back pain.  Coming out of PT school, I followed much of Greg Hick’s work in which he used a stabilization Clinical Prediction Rule.1  Many of my athletes improved, but I felt like I was [Read More...]

Looking back on the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Looking back on the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games...

Tarina Van Der Stockt is a Physiopedia volunteer, this is her reflection on her time at the Rio Paralympic games. Many thanks to Tarina for sharing her experiences with us! It’s been a month since the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 [Read More...]