Adam Meakins (please follow him on Twitter) wrote a recent post about therapists getting a little too focused on the psychosocial components of pain forgetting that there can be and…
Ok. So you know that I don’t like the idea of defining the world as “Good Things” and “Bad Things”. I also generally don’t like politics and advertising. Both have the one goal of defending a position no matter what. I’m just not a fan of blind promotion. It really leaves you open to the false dilemma fallacy.
Even though I am a physical therapist, I am not a fan of blind promotion of physical therapy. I think it hurts the profession more than it helps. More importantly, it hurts patients. (more…)
Read that title! Here comes Erik again, with all his manual therapy hate and negativity! *Sigh* This is not an attack on manual therapists, it is a defense of NOT being a manual therapist. In other words, it’s not all about YOU and what YOU ARE. It’s about ME and what I’M NOT. Quick disclaimer: This is going to be long format. You are a busy person and might have already made up your mind, so you probably shouldn’t read it. This is more about me just pulling back the curtain a little bit. (more…)