Heaven Over Hospital: 5-Year-Old Julianna Snow Dies on Her Own Terms as originally seen on CNN When is it ok to just give up? We therapists are always gung ho cheerleaders. “You can do it! Go, go, GO!” We’re always looking for the slightest positive gain. “Look! You took 1 more step today!” I don’t … Continue reading R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

The Busy Box

Just a little preface: The company I work with has a program called “Career Ladder.” The company encourages its employees to improve themselves and thereby the┬ápatients’ experience┬áby obtaining continuing education, certifications, diplomas, actively participating in professional organizations, program improvements, etc. When you do these things, you advance yourself in the company and also earn a … Continue reading The Busy Box

CCU Alert! Cervicogenic Dizziness: An Evidence-based Competency Course

Who: Physical Therapists What: Cervicogenic Dizziness: An Evidence-Based Competency Course When: October 21-23, 2016 Where: Rush Outpatient Physical Therapy, Chicago, Illinois Why: 20.25 credit hours Objectives: “At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be able to: Discuss the literature relevant to the etiology, diagnosis and management of cervicogenic dizziness. Recognize the clinical presentation … Continue reading CCU Alert! Cervicogenic Dizziness: An Evidence-based Competency Course

Halting MS in Its Tracks

Immunoablation and autologous haemopoietic stem-cell transplantation for aggressive multiple sclerosis: a multicentre single-group phase 2 trial as originally seen in The Lancet Woo! We have a treatment for multiple sclerosis people! Ok, sorry. Got excited there. But, really, this is cutting edge stuff that could change the course of people’s lives. The researchers took 24 … Continue reading Halting MS in Its Tracks

Pain Killer Kills Empathy

From painkiller to empathy killer: acetaminophen (paracetamol) reduces empathy for pain as originally seen in Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience First of all, I would like to thank the editors at the Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience journal for providing this full text article free of charge and thereby contributing the dissemination of knowledge. Thank … Continue reading Pain Killer Kills Empathy