Voices

Recently published voices posts:

Sjögren’s Syndrome: more than meets the eye Sjögren’s Syndrome: more than meets the eye...

A few months ago a patient presented into the musculoskeletal outpatients clinic with lower limb arthralgia. When discussing her past medical history, she mentioned being diagnosed with Sjögren’s Syndrome (SS), adding, “I bet you have no [Read More...]

Strengthening Rehabilitation in Health Systems: Part 3 Strengthening Rehabilitation in Health Systems: Part 3...

Team Work My first encounter of working as member of a team with other health professionals was after graduating from University of Ghana. This team comprised doctors, pharmacists and nurses. Being my first Multidisciplinary Team (MDT), I [Read More...]

Enthesitis under the spotlight Enthesitis under the spotlight...

Admittedly, in university I hadn’t heard much about an enthesis, enthesitis or enthesopathy – not even in cadaver anatomy classes. It just wasn’t something that was talked about, perhaps laying low under the radar compared to its better [Read More...]

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...]

What Affects Our Clinical Thoughts and Beliefs? What Affects Our Clinical Thoughts and Beliefs?...

Have you thought about how you have grown clinically? How have you evolved? What has shaped your thoughts and beliefs since you have become a physiotherapist? Sure, conventional courses will affect your thoughts and beliefs. There are [Read More...]

Strengthening Rehabilitation in Health Systems: Part 4 Strengthening Rehabilitation in Health Systems: Part 4...

Appropriate Technology Back at the University of Ghana, I took a required course in Appropriate Technologies for Development in Africa,  also known as Apro-Tech. This course was designed to stimulate students’ thinking on how to apply [Read More...]

What’s Your Belief about Manual Therapy?...

If you hear what some physiotherapists say, manual therapy should be extinct. Yes... extinct. Some physiotherapists are strong advocates that manual therapy negatively affects patients. Apparently it creates dependence. Creating a "Window [Read More...]

The Editors Blog The Editors Blog...

In a recent Physiopedia post entitled "How do you track your CPD?" I wrote about how blogs, and in particular the voices column on Physiospot, are a great way to engage in regular CPD activity with an added twist. The blog not only [Read More...]

Welcome Darren to the Team! Welcome Darren to the Team!...

Darren Brown is a clinical Physiotherapist specialising in Infectious Diseases, Oncology and Palliative Care at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom (@ChelWestFT, @ChelWestTherapy). His clinical and [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...]