I’m just a physio…

Me too……. (Thanks Adam for articulating – again!)

The Sports Physio

I often get accused of not being a ‘proper’ physiotherapist. Many call me a glorified personal trainer in some misguided, delusional, laughable belief that this is an insult to me. Many think that because I don’t use manual therapy, or electrotherapy, or dry needling, or taping, or any other crappy adjunct to help people in pain or with disability, preferring to use education and exercisethat I am not fit to call myself a true physio.

This makes me both laugh and cry at the same time. First it makes me laugh that many physios have the arrongant belief that personal trainers are beneath them and to call a physio one is somehow an insult. Even though personal training is an unregulated profession and anyone can claim to be one from the snot nosed teenager with a shitty weekend course, to the highly experienced and qualified ex-pro-athlete, most physios could…

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Twin Everest Model: dans la peau de Kilian Jornet!

Pour mes amis francais!

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A good friend of NOI, Yannick Barde-Cabusson has previously translated our DIM SIM NOInote into French – Les DIMs et les SIMs. Yannick has now translated a number of classic NOI infographics and has written a series of blog posts to go with them – here he is in his own words with a piece on the Twin Peaks Model. If you are a French speaking NOIjam follower, please enjoy, if not, you may have a friend who is, that you could share this with. Our thanks to Yannick for his work.

Le « Twin Peaks Model » (voir la figure ci-dessous) tiré du livre « Explain Pain* » est un modèle poursuivant plusieurs objectifs d’éducation thérapeutique à la douleur. Il peut permettre au patient de découvrir que douleur et dommage tissulaire ne sont pas nécessairement liés ou encore comprendre comment son système nerveux (SN) s’est sensibilisé et utilise la douleur pour le…

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Great expectations…

Adam Meakins hits the spot again…… “We all go through life with expectations. We expect our alarm clock to wake us up in the morning, we expect the day to go the way it usually does, we expect a kiss from our partner when we get home…

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