Physiotherapy from a Spanish physiotherapist eyes

The old, the new and the next in Physiotherapy

Over the years I have followed different Physiotherapy “trends and fashions” (AKA modalities with a surname). Big business!! But all was with the good intention of becoming a better Physio. And just like modern celebrities, fashions come and go. New evidence contradicts old evidence and it becomes difficult to keep up, so we stay in…

Love-hate… and dermatomes

I have to admit that I may be (a lot) biased: I have always hated the dermatomes map. As an undergraduate physiotherapy student, we were just told to memorise them. No questions asked (mind you, I am talking about a decade ago!). I didn’t even know there were, not only a few versions of these…

Claves del síndrome regional comprejo

What is Complex Regional Pain Syndrome?

Complex Regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a rare condition that combines pain with sensory, autonomic, motor and trophic symptoms. In other words, it’s a cocktail of constant, severe pain with loss of strength and movement, changes in the thickness of the skin and hair, as well as, other sensations like burning or tingling. The symptoms…