When patients defy all we’ve ever known….

By: Brett Windsor, PT This is a story that I often tell in my classes – sometimes you just cannot explain why what we do works or doesn’t work. And it explains to me why all three of Sackett’s evidence pillars MUST be considered with our patients. I was working with a student in California… Continue reading When patients defy all we’ve ever known….

The SI Joint Upslip Part 2

By Brett Windsor, PT So let’s return to our last case. We spoke about the SI Joint up-slip. We’ve ruled out serious problems. And we have at least one, if not two, plausible theories from a clinical perspective about what may actually be happening with the patient. We can’t prove either of them, but it’s… Continue reading The SI Joint Upslip Part 2

The SI Joint Upslip…

By: Brett Windsor, PT Photo by Deborah Morrison. Some rights reserved. http://tinyurl.com/m6tq9br In one post I spoke about a patient with an “SI joint up-slip” that could be manipulated. I got comments in response – inevitably looking for the evidence – what references I had to support my contention. Well, I don’t have any references. I’m… Continue reading The SI Joint Upslip…

Everybody should drink Prosecco…

Simply, everybody should drink Prosecco. As Lilly Bollinger once said: “I only drink Champagne when I’m happy, and when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone. When I have company, I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it if I am not hungry and drink it when I am. Otherwise I never touch… Continue reading Everybody should drink Prosecco…

When the “Evidence” Isn’t Enough, Part Two

By Brett Windsor, PT This post goes back somewhat, to continue a ‘series’ taking us through a patient case in light of a structured management model; a model built on a foundation of education, helping the patient to understand their diagnosis, prognosis, and their individualized management plan. Second, activity modification, which entails a deep understanding… Continue reading When the “Evidence” Isn’t Enough, Part Two

The Future is Bright…

By Brett Windsor Most people involved in continuing education have a day job, and as much as we enjoy what we do in the continuing education area, it really never makes enough money to pay the bills. So…we have to find alternate employment in order to finance our vices. In my case, I daylight as… Continue reading The Future is Bright…