Category Archives: physical therapy

Memorial day heart-rush  

I have the best job in the world. Not only is it the top of the most desirable healthcare jobs, but it is the most rewarding, challenging job I can imagine. My job, is to re-unite people with their bodies. … Continue reading

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  The new normal…  

The new normal has no norms; it involves change, flux, and constant motion. Since my departure from my business of 13 years, I have been shuffling my thoughts, my patterns and my ideas. The one constant is that I am working, … Continue reading

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TAMPA 2012 APTA national conference

The APTA national convention is one the largest meetings for the physical therapy profession, and having a poster accepted for presentation was quite the honor. Especially since it was my first one, and I hadn’t the foggiest notion how to … Continue reading

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Back in the saddle… without having to resort to a nose-job!

Yesterdays NYT article spurs this note as I try to put it in the light of my own cycling experience. As someone who frequently fiddles with saddles, and having spent the best part of the last 15 years sitting at … Continue reading

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Lab Blab; Talking science with my homies..

With the beginning of the dissertation phase of my PhD @RMU, calling in the friends and favors has begun. I had put a request on FB for some assistance the week prior to going to the lab at SUNY SB, … Continue reading

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Joining the dots… Or why dry needling is (almost) magical

So, excuse me if I sound like I have just discovered the Mormon Gold plates, or Moses’s stone tablets, but the missing link in orthopedic manual physical therapy has come to me in the form of a bunch of fine … Continue reading

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