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31. Recovery: The Forgotten Training Tool
(Blog/Coaching Insights)
... and then to keep moving afterwards. Gentle movement continues to keep the blood flowing to the affected tissues, which in turn helps to provide nutrients and remove waste products, thereby facilitati...
Thursday, 26 June 2008

32. Eight Ways To Ruin A Marathon
(Blog/Coaching Insights)
...the wall") are nutritional factors. At this point, I hope you've already done your homework on these issues. But let's face it - the last item is last, but not least. You've worked hard to g...
Wednesday, 06 February 2008

33. Who's Power Is It Anyways?
(Blog/Professional Issues)
... now seeing what I would call "practitioner dependency", something akin to any other dependency issues. Our society now understands the mechanisms behind alcohol and drug dependency. Can the...
Tuesday, 18 December 2007

34. Running On The Moon
(Blog/Clinical Insights) density - and thus an applied resistance to the limbs with movement. This would strengthen the muscle tissues but again, in a non-weight-bearing environment. Again, if running injuries are problems...
Monday, 12 November 2007

35. Running Injuries - Part 3
(Blog/Clinical Insights)
...a stimulus that will cause it to adapt, and will cause it to remodel the "architecture" of the tissues involved (be that muscle, tendon, bone, ligament, etc). It will also allow you to devel...
Monday, 01 October 2007

36. Running Injuries - Part 2
(Blog/Clinical Insights)
...he onset of running injuries (namely, "too much too soon"), then treatment needs to address two issues: the training stimulus itself, or the body's ability to adapt and recover from the trai...
Thursday, 30 August 2007

37. Running Injuries - Part 1
(Blog/Clinical Insights)
...that is the accepted "norm" these days. Hopefully we can clear the air about some of these issues over the next three weeks ... before marathon training is in full swing! The start...
Sunday, 19 August 2007

38. Competent Self Care
(Blog/Self Care)
...tances in which this is a necessary scenario. The question I pose today is this - how many health-related issues do we experience that can be readily dealt with on the basis of self-care strategies - ...
Wednesday, 18 July 2007

39. Direct Talk - About Direct Access
(Blog/Professional Issues)
...le. Off the top of your head, who's the first healthcare provider you'd go to see (if insurance and other issues weren't limiters) to resolve this problem? Wait ... don't tell me the answer just ...
Friday, 15 June 2007 example - in order to increase muscle fiber recruitment, we need load - enough to challenge the tissues. Do we need many repetitions to attain this? No. But we do need resistance. The goal al...
Monday, 28 May 2007

41. What Would Hippocrates Say?
(Blog/Thoughts From The Edge)
...e medication as a first line of defense against the high cholesterol (when there are many other lifestyle issues that could relate to the underlying mechanisms)? A similar issue is being noted wh...
Thursday, 10 May 2007

42. The Politics Of Self Care
(Blog/Self Care)
... health "care" system (and I use this phrase loosely), then we'd have to admit some deep-seated issues and incongruities in our professional lives.Self-care means spending time with patients...
Wednesday, 25 April 2007

43. Health Mentors
(Blog/Thoughts From The Edge)
...e. But examine the medical problems faced by our society today. Obesity. Heart disease. Diabetes. All are issues that would benefit significantly from a different approach to health. These are conditi...
Tuesday, 17 April 2007

44. Specific Adaptation To Imposed Demands
(Blog/Thoughts From The Edge)
... Imposed Demands", via exercise physiology. From a cellular perspective, this simply means that the tissues of the body, be they muscle, bone, tendon, cartilage, or ligament - adapt to the demand...
Monday, 09 April 2007

45. Heavyweight Championship
(Blog/Clinical Insights)
...ician's role that will prove to be the biggest battle that we face. And until that is resolved, the other issues will be slow to follow - evidence or no evidence. ...
Tuesday, 03 April 2007

46. The Revolution Starts ... Now
(Blog/Thoughts From The Edge)
A revolution in the world of health ... is needed. And it needs to start ... here ... and now. Let's face it - as it stands right now, the current system of health care, injury prevention, and he
Monday, 26 March 2007

47. Limiters Of Performance
(Blog/Coaching Insights)
...t a muscle cannot contract in an acidic environment - which we now know is a falsehood. On top of these issues is perhaps a more elemental one - and that is the use of heart rate as a measure of per...
Monday, 19 March 2007

48. Roadblocks To Care
(Blog/Self Care)
There seems to be a growing aversion to the medical system in recent times. Why are people so hesitant and apprehensive about accessing medical care for anything other than chronic or life-threatenin
Monday, 12 March 2007

49. McKenzie And Systemic Mechanical Diagnosis
(Blog/Thoughts From The Edge)
...out "being a better PT" then I better sit down and do some homework to understand how all these issues fit together. It pushed my "comfort zone" ... and started me down a path that...
Tuesday, 27 February 2007

50. Payment For Performance
(Blog/Professional Issues)
Within the past few weeks, I've found myself reflecting upon the health "care" system as we know it now. Having been within the physical therapy profession for almost two decades, I've seen
Tuesday, 20 February 2007

51. Balance And Perception
(Blog/Clinical Insights)". Allow me to explain. Patients will generally come into our offices with three primary issues - I am in pain, I am unable to move as I normally would, and I have lost some level of ...
Tuesday, 13 February 2007

52. Life On Planet Earth - Part II
(Blog/Clinical Insights)
...nvironment. For some inexplicable reason, many clinicians never think in terms of loading capacity. Tissues require loading. Tissues require loading specific to a certain demand of a sport activi...
Thursday, 25 January 2007

53. Smart Life Manifesto
(Category List)
...plication of sports science solutions to a broad range of clinical, professional, and health care-related issues. Some of the primary issues faced in the health care arena are as follows: - cost-e...

54. Professional Issues
(Category List)

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