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Book Review. Length, Strength and Kinesio Tape: Muscle Testing and Taping Interventions. Book Review. Length, Strength and Kinesio Tape: Muscle Testing...

Length, Strength and Kinesio Tape: Muscle Testing and Taping Interventions, written by Thuy Bridges and Clint Bridges and endorsed by the Kinesio Taping Association International, is a simple manual presenting some basic techniques of the [Read More...]

A Revolution in Pelvic Floor Strengthening…...

In my experience there are 2 major stumbling blocks/problems in pelvic floor rehabilitation for GSI (genuine stress incontinence) in women: Ensuring the woman is doing a proper contraction of her pelvic floor muscles (as opposed to [Read More...]

Book Review: Explain Pain Supercharged Book Review: Explain Pain Supercharged...

Explain Pain Supercharged, by Lorimer Moseley and David Butler, caught my attention from the moment I picked it up for the first time. As I flipped through the pages, I was intrigued by the illustrations and general layout of the text. The [Read More...]

Book Review: Documentation for Rehabilitation Book Review: Documentation for Rehabilitation...

This book stays true to it's own lessons. A clear and concise message with a rigid format which has something for newbies and seasoned pros albeit Americanised. Documentation for Rehabilitation. A Guide to Clinical Decision Making in [Read More...]

A Practical Guide to Fascial Manipulation: An Evidence- and Clinical-Based Approach A Practical Guide to Fascial Manipulation: An Evidence- and...

Tuulia Luomala and Mika Pihlman wrote A Practical Guide to Fascial Manipulation: An Evidence- and Clinical-Based Approach as an introductory resource for both the medical professional and the layperson.  Luigi Stecco, physiotherapist and [Read More...]

Book Review - Ethical dimensions in the Health Professions Book Review – Ethical dimensions in the Health Professions...

This review was written by George Prudden who is one of our fantastic volunteers. If you want to find out more about George then follow him on twitter and check out this blog post.  Ethical dimensions in the Health Professions 6e by [Read More...]

Get patients outdoors again with the Activator Poles Get patients outdoors again with the Activator Poles...

Activator Poles A more natural walking aid… walking poles+. A review by Wendy Walker. I have trialled Activator walking poles with several patients, and the results are pleasing. They are a logical progression for someone who is ready [Read More...]

Rehabilitation Research – Principles and Applications, 5th edition Rehabilitation Research – Principles and Applications, 5th...

Russell E. Carter, Jay Lubinsky ‘s fifth edition of Rehabilitation Research – Principles and Applications explains the use of rehabilitation research and evidence to inform and improve clinical practice. This new edition is comprised of [Read More...]

Neurologic Interventions for Physical Therapy, 3rd Edition Neurologic Interventions for Physical Therapy, 3rd Edition...

The third edition of A comprehensive introduction to physiotherapy in neurological conditions by Martin and Kessler provides a good overview of the range of conditions usually encountered in both adult & paediatric neurology. [Read More...]

Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine: 2nd Edition Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine: 2nd Edition...

The new edition Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine by Kenneth A. Olson has been released with new features added. Although format and organization remains intact from first Edition there was created a comprehensive link between Low Back [Read More...]

Grieve’s Modern Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy - 4th Ed. (2015) Grieve’s Modern Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy – 4th Ed....

A refreshing and truly modern take on the Grieve’s series of textbooks. Overview The 4th edition of Grieve’s Modern Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (2015) by Gwendolen Jull, Ann Moore, Deborah Falla, Jeremy Lewis, Chris McCarthy, and [Read More...]

Reviewing "Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant," the Forth Edition Reviewing “Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the...

In this forth version of the text, Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant,  Robert C. Manske continues the work of Gary Shankman. This book is split into 6 parts each containing relevant subcategories of [Read More...]

The New Edition of A Practical Approach to Musculoskeletal Medicine has been Released The New Edition of A Practical Approach to Musculoskeletal...

Elaine Atkins, Jill Kerr, and Emily Goodland return for the fourth edition of their comprehensive textbook, now titled A Practical Approach to Musculoskeletal Medicine. This edition extends upon the work of its original authors, Elaine [Read More...]

A one stop shop for advanced techniques for musculoskeletal specialists and ESP’s. A one stop shop for advanced techniques for musculoskeletal...

The title is quite long; Advanced Techniques in Musculoskeletal Medicine & Physiotherapy Using Minimally Invasive Therapies in Practice, however does explain very accurately what the book is trying to achieve. This book was initially [Read More...]

Riding with the Alien: A Story of Courage, the Fight Against Cancer, and a Really Long Bike Ride Riding with the Alien: A Story of Courage, the Fight Against...

This is a book written by a 49 year old English physiotherapist, Graeme Heward. He works hard, loves his job, and plays hard - squash & cycling that is. Graeme enjoys spending time with his family: so far this could be you or I, [Read More...]

The Mulligan Concept of Manual Therapy: Textbook of Techniques (2015) The Mulligan Concept of Manual Therapy: Textbook of Techniques...

The most comprehensive technique textbook for the Mulligan Concept to date has been released. Overview The Mulligan Concept of Manual Therapy: Textbook of Techniques (2015) by Brian Mulligan and his esteemed coauthors Wayne Hing, [Read More...]

Netter's Atlas of Human Anatomy (6th Ed.) Netter’s Atlas of Human Anatomy (6th Ed.)...

One of the leading human anatomy textbooks has just turned 25 and it’s better than ever. Overview The 6th edition of Atlas of Human Anatomy by Dr. Frank H. Netter brings new anatomy images/plates, radiological images, and charts to [Read More...]

Don't write electrotherapy off just yet!  The case for NMES. Don’t write electrotherapy off just yet! The case for...

Electrotherapy as a physiotherapeutic modality seems to be on the wane.  It is accused of being a passive treatment, of lacking a scientific base and there being no evidence of efficacy in the literature.  With universities dropping [Read More...]

Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient (3rd Ed.) Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient (3rd Ed.)...

Finally, an evidence-based/informed textbook with clear and concise post-op rehabilitation guidelines for many different surgeries. Overview This 3rd edition of Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient by Lisa Maxey and [Read More...]

Essentials of Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy by Ellen Hillegass Essentials of Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy by Ellen Hillegass...

Essentials of Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy, 3rd Edition, is a comprehensive guide to everything a physical therapist needs to know in relation to cardiopulmonary clinical practice. The disablement model is used in describing the eight [Read More...]