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... Texas HB 607 and SB 433 are, simply put, consumer access bills. They don't change the scope of practice of physical therapists (i.e. what they can and cannot do as part of their clinical practice). T...
Thursday, 12 March 2009

32. Direct Access To Physical Therapy
(Blog/Professional Issues)
In the state of Texas, you can't see a physical therapist for treatment without a referral. It's the law - plain and simple. It doesn't matter what your insurance company says regarding your part
Sunday, 22 February 2009

...of the first Smart Sport International office in Austin, Texas. Throughout this time, the focus has been on physical therapy, endurance sports coaching, and education.   On the physic...
Monday, 12 January 2009

... to rehabilitation services, they are over-utilized as well. Let's look specifically at the utilization of physical therapy. The primary care providers and specialists won't necessarily tell you th...
Monday, 15 December 2008

...umber of facilities anywhere, and you'll see it being used. Regularly. Amongst doctors, chiropractors, and physical therapists. Now they even market a “home unit”, though I don't think t...
Sunday, 07 December 2008

36. A Conspiracy Of Silence - Part I: Training
(Blog/Professional Issues)
  "The inability to challenge our belief systems in the face of good scientific evidence is the primary limiting factor in the advancement of both health care and coaching, as well a
Sunday, 30 November 2008

37. Stretching The Truth
(Blog/Clinical Insights)
...nbsp; "But Allan, everything I have been told by my --- insert here --- [options include coach, physical therapist, chiropractor, ART practitioner, massage therapist, orthopedist, etc] is...
Monday, 27 October 2008

...- when exposed to a healthy environment in which to debate issues of clinical relevance among physicians, physical therapists, and chiropractors commited to the concept of self care.   ...
Monday, 06 October 2008

39. Turf Wars
(Blog/Professional Issues)
...d the world?   It's become a battle of professions. Athletic trainers say they are more capable than physical therapists - and have gone to the point of filing lawsuits to attempt to confirm th...
Sunday, 15 June 2008

40. Allan empowers his patients ...
(In Their Words/PT Testimonials)
Allan has worked with me as a physical therapist a number of times over the past several years. He helped me overcome my injury and safely return to training. Allan first thoroughly evaluated my injur
Tuesday, 18 March 2008

41. Running Injuries - Part 1
(Blog/Clinical Insights)
...Columbus if the world is flat. The clinicians of the world, be they massage therapists, chiropractors, physical therapists, orthopedists, and almost anyone else that's laid their hands on a runne...
Sunday, 19 August 2007

...ns for training, rehab, and life. August 13 will be a landmark day in the (R)evolution In Health. As a physical therapist for 19 years, I have watched the health care system and the perception of...
Monday, 13 August 2007

43. The Passive Abyss
(Blog/Thoughts From The Edge) ouch. I sat down - and within moments, found myself trying to problem-solve my way out of it. That's the physical therapist in me - collecting data, assessing my active and passive ranges of motion...
Tuesday, 31 July 2007

44. Competent Self Care
(Blog/Self Care)
In today's world, the paradigm of health care is based around "going to see a provider for care". Yes, there are certainly instances and circumstances in which this is a necessary scenario.
Wednesday, 18 July 2007

I am pleased to announce that Smart Sport International is now located at South Congress Athletic Club. The physical address is 1109-B South Congress Avenue - in the heart of the 78704 ZIP code in dow
Wednesday, 18 July 2007

46. Is It Really Wellness?
(Blog/Self Care)
... and prolonging life, as opposed to emphasizing treating diseases"(1); - "the condition of good physical and mental health, especially when maintained by proper diet, exercise, and habits&...
Wednesday, 27 June 2007

47. Direct Talk - About Direct Access
(Blog/Professional Issues)
... sense in a moment. Read on, please.The 80th session of the Texas legislature is now over. Of importance to physical therapists (and patients) statewide is the death of House Bill 1040 (Democrat spons...
Friday, 15 June 2007

...hat these principles are not only appropriate for the student, but for any and all health care clinicians - physical therapist, chiropractor, physician, and many more. As it happens, they all sta...
Wednesday, 23 May 2007

49. The Politics Of Self Care
(Blog/Self Care)
...ow about another culprit ... administration and paperwork. In the same study, work related to a patient not physically present accounted for 23% of the workday. Chicken or the egg ... which came first...
Wednesday, 25 April 2007

50. Health Mentors
(Blog/Thoughts From The Edge)
...ifficult, it is incumbent upon the participant to pursue their own growth and development - intellectually, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. If self-care is inherently related to these issues...
Tuesday, 17 April 2007

51. Specific Adaptation To Imposed Demands
(Blog/Thoughts From The Edge)
... old cells die. Each day is a little different than the one before, and each new day brings new stressors - physical, mental, emotional, spiritual - that challenge us to adapt. We make the best choice...
Monday, 09 April 2007

52. Heavyweight Championship
(Blog/Clinical Insights)
... shape ... in clinics far and wide ... It might be one of the most hotly-contested debates that we as physical therapists experience on a daily basis. For some reason, clinicians seem to be very...
Tuesday, 03 April 2007

53. Systemic Overview
(SSI/Smart Life Manifesto)
Three basic elements of Competent Self Care as proposed by Smart Life Institute and Smart Sport International: 1. Self-responsibility     Suggested reading: "Atlas Shrugged&
Monday, 19 March 2007

54. McKenzie And Systemic Mechanical Diagnosis
(Blog/Thoughts From The Edge)
This week marks the 13th anniversary of my first McKenzie course. I would bet that your first thought would be "why remember something so seemingly trivial - it was just a course"! But in o
Tuesday, 27 February 2007

55. Payment For Performance
(Blog/Professional Issues)
...e 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 trends come and go, and I have...
Tuesday, 20 February 2007

56. I am not only a better athlete, but a better person ...
(In Their Words/Coaching Testimonials)
...erformance, while preventing injury, over-training, and burnout. His training regimen not only involves the physical effort, but also the mental effort needed to successfully train and race. I know ...
Tuesday, 16 January 2007

57. I highly recommend him to anyone ...
(In Their Words/PT Testimonials)
Allan Besselink is my physical therapist. I recently injured myself as a result of getting two dogs. I sought Allan's help to figure out what the injury was, how to fix i
Tuesday, 16 January 2007

58. Upcoming Physiotherapy Blog!
(News/Other News)
...dence-based medicine, and self-care strategies. We're looking at some huge developments in the world of physical therapy and the rehabilitation and care of sports injuries. Be on the cutting edge ...
Thursday, 09 November 2006

59. Prelude To A Marathon
(Blog/Coaching Insights)
...s, for new and experienced runners, it's strength training. There have been so many times in my career as a physical therapist that I have made mention of strength training to a runner only to get tha...
Sunday, 01 October 2006

60. Inspirational, friendly and interactive coach ...
(In Their Words/General Testimonials)
"The title 'Multisport Coach and Physical Therapist" is only an insight to what Allan Besselink offers to the multisport community. I have experienced many coaches throughout my athlet
Wednesday, 02 August 2006


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