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How long is this gonna take…?

We live in a fast moving world. Where speed and efficiency are highly regarded and often used as a measure of success. Where time saving devices and innovations are all around us. If we do have to wait for something we tend look for quicker alternatives. For example, if we have to wait more than…

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The Shoulder: Complex doesn’t mean Complicated

As you may know I am a big fan of simplifying our explanations, assessment and management of what we do as therapists. But many mistake the idea of simplifying as 'dumbing down' or being lazy or not using our training and knowledge. I argue that this could not be further from the truth. As Steve…

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Soft Tissue Sore Spots of an Unknown Origin!

Soft tissue sore spots are often called Trigger Points, and Trigger Points are often thought as muscle knots. But I question Trigger Points, I question them a lot! I question are they really knots in muscles, if so I question can they be palpated and located accurately and then I question do they have to…

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Are you qualification biased?

I was recently reminded of a well known quote whilst at the International Scientific Tendon Symposium (ISTS2014) in Oxford this weekend, it goes something like this… Now although I think this sounds a bit arrogant (how do you know you're the smartest in anything?) I understand the sentiment. If you can't learn from the people…

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Comments OFF…

So it is with some sadness and regret that I have today turned off the comments on my blog…   This is due to a number of reasons, first due to the increasing number of personal, malicious ad hominem attacks I have had recently, I guess as some of my latest blogs that question and…

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A Tiger’s Tale… or rather its Sacrum!

You may have seen over the last few days the news about how Tiger Woods sacrum ‘popped out’ during the Bridgestone Championships and how it was ‘popped’ back into place, and how this quick ‘fix’ had Tiger ready for the US PGA tournament five days later, only to see him grimace and wince his way…