The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins My rating: 4 of 5 stars This one started off slow. Really slow. But I suppose that goes with the title, as there’s not much of anything slower than a long commute by train. However, it did tickle my brain and make me think, “Who dun it?” … Continue reading Book Review: The Girl on the Train
Recognition of central sensitization in patients with musculoskeletal pain: Application of pain neurophysiology in manual therapy practice as originally seen in Manual Therapy So our final trip into pain science for the time being will be to look at this article and learn how to spot central sensitization. The article suggests looking first at the … Continue reading How to Recognize Central Sensitization
Undocumented: How Immigration Became Illegal by Aviva Chomsky My rating: 5 of 5 stars I learned so much from this book! I read a good part of it while on a road trip. I kept having the husband turn down the music as I read him sections. I had no idea how convoluted our current … Continue reading Book Review: Undocumented: How Immigration Became Illegal
I had an experience today that I had to share and how what I learned there could improve your patient care. I was filling out an anonymous research survey I had been sent as an APTA member to help out some poor students. I always answer those if I catch them in my inbox in … Continue reading Intake Forms: What Do They Say About You?
How to explain central sensitization to patients with ‘unexplained’ chronic musculoskeletal pain: Practice guidelines as originally seen in Manual Therapy This was October’s Journal Club article at the hospital. We were building on what we learned and discussed in September as seen here. The majority of the first bit of the article rehashes what central … Continue reading Pain Science Education: A “How-to”
Today I was asked to participate in a world-wide project that I think is very important, so I’m going to extend an invitation to all my physical therapy friends to participate as well. I had heard about the Big Physio Survey from Physiopedia, but I had never really looked into what it was. What they’re … Continue reading Big Physio Survey: Capturing Contemporary PT Practice
Lord of Chaos by Robert Jordan Each title in this series has so many ups and downs, I don’t know where to start. I’m happy for Min being back with Rand, but sad he doesn’t see her for what she is to him. But with the way he’s treating Aviendha right now, that may be … Continue reading Book Review: Lord of Chaos