In a situation of threat, the brain must analyze the information that comes from different vias, to give the most appropriate response to the environment that surrounds us.
Infographic to explain the fear-avoidance model in a very easy way, for physiotherapists and patients.
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 whatever fashion we feel more comfortable within our line of work. Some fashions are more evidence-based, and other are more commercial-based. Fine. This article is not about judging. However, over the years (maybe even since the birth of Physiotherapy), there has been one modality (note I don’t call it fashion) that survives over time and evidence. It’s the One and Only, our corner-stone, the unbeatable and THE ONE … (don’t you hear the drums beating??) Yes, I’m referring to therapeutic exercise! Even the word Physio-Therapy refers to the therapeutic use of physical modalities. And you can’t get more physical than our body itself, right? Exactly, we ARE experts in the use of the body as a therapeutic tool. But somehow, we have taken our expertise for granted… maybe because EXERCISE doesn’t sell so well?? Or because WE don’t sell it so well??
This infographic has been created for the TREK project to try and help physiotherapists prescribe plyometrics in the best possible way.
This infographic has been created for the TREK project to try and help physiotherapists prescribe exercise in the best possible way to gain power.
In this video you can see, in an entertaining way, three important things that physiotherapists tend to forget. These are the things that we all should have in mind and never forget: Promote an ACTIVE LIFE.. Remember… MANNERS OVER TREATMENT. Promote SELF-MANAGEMENT.
People generally think that they should feel pain if the doctor finds spine degeneration in their MRI scan or X-ray. Important studies show that this is just a myth and patients shouldn’t worry as much as they do.
In this infographic we detail the characteristics that you must take into account when trying to apply optimal loading principles in your practice. It is also important to consider what suboptimal loading is.
This video shows you the 10 most important things you should know about tendinopathies. The information has been kindly provided by Dr Peter Malliaras, a tendinopathy expert. References – Abate M, Gravare-Silbernagel K, Siljeholm C, et al.: Pathogenesis of tendinopathies: inflammation or degeneration? Arthritis Research and Therapy. 2009, 11:235. – Cook J, Purdam C: Is compressive load … Leer más
In this infographic I summarize 10 of the most important reasons why you should trust physiotherapists: