What if…

What if people in pain would not come to physiotherapists to be passively treated….that physiotherapists are not only looking for things that are wrong in the human body (“dysfunctions”) and are fearful of movement (don’t bend, because your disc will pop out) and think that the body is vulnerable and fragile.   What if we […]

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Is Quadriceps H-Reflex excitability a risk factor for Patellofemoral Pain?

The Brazilian Patellofemoral Pain Research Group, coordinated by Prof. Fábio Mícolis de Azevedo, has been investigating innovatively the neurophysiological pathways of patients with patellofemoral pain through H-reflex. The H-reflex is a valuable tool to assess the excitability of spinal cord pathways. Two recent papers were published by our group, the first one1 reported that patients […]

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biopsychosocial model

The Bio-Psycho-Social Model… ALL components are important!

Great guest blogpost by Ben Cormack about the components of the Bio-Psycho-Social model! 🙂 Ben Cormack runs Cor-Kinetic, an educational company that delivers continuing education courses in how to use movement therapeutically in a framework of modern evidence and science in pain, movement and rehabilitation. Cor-kinetic deliver courses worldwide having previously worked in the US, […]

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