Pain Free Psoas Release Technique
June 19, 2017 -
The illiopsoas muscle can be a particularly uncomfortable one for patients to have worked on. This technique incorporates diaphragmatic breathing and claims to be more tolerable. What do you think?...
June 08, 2017 -
Social Media: 6 Practices to Follow for Your Clinical Marketing and 3 Mistakes to Avoid
Social media marketing efforts can be an important marketing channel for your clinic services, and their importance will continue to increase. More than ever, social media is playing an important role in people’s decision-making, and health care decisions are no exception. For those starting out, it’s easy to make mistakes that lead to wasted efforts and missed business growth. As well, ...
In The Age Of Digital Medicine, The Humble Reflex Hammer Hangs On
June 08, 2017 -
The reflex hammer is a staple in our neuro exams. In this article by the NPR, they explore the history of the reflex hammer and why it's still used today.
May 22, 2017 -
Clinical Utility of Physical Tests for the Assessment of the Acromioclavicular Joint
Injuries to the acromioclavicular joint are common among both athletes and the general population. Numerous clinical diagnostic tests have been identified for the physical examination of the acromioclavicular (AC) joint. The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of the diagnostic accuracy of various clinical diagnostic tests that have been identified in the scientific literature for...
May 11, 2017 -
Concussion: Not Just For Athletes
It seems like not a week goes by without a story about an athlete who has had a concussion. Those who return to the sport, like Sydney Crosby or Clarke McArthur, are seen as heroes. Recovery from a concussion is understood to be long and difficult. As a result, the sports world has increased its focus on prevention and management of concussion in athletes of all levels of participation. There a...
May 09, 2017 -
Navigating Difficult Conversations: Part 5
Difficult conversations can spark anxiety and fear in the best of us. And lurking under the surface of many of these conversations is the impact on our personal identity. In the book, Difficult Conversations: How To Discuss What Matters Most, authors Stone, Patton & Heen do an excellent job helping us navigate through the elements of a difficult conversation. They highlight that those difficul...
April 18, 2017 -
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Great Walking Trails This Spring
Springtime Walking in EdmontonI realize that today it doesn't feel like walking weather. I guess that's Edmonton in the Spring. You never know what you'll get. I know that we have patients who are looking to make some positive changes to their physical conditioning and health. There's no better way than getting out and walking more. For those who are new to walking regularly, choosing the righ...
A Great Way to Improve Self-Efficacy & Improve Exercise Adherence
April 09, 2017 -
This is a great set of questions to evaluate self-management in patients from Ben Cormack on Twitter (@CorKinetic):
March 29, 2017 -
Navigating Difficult Conversations: Part 4
If we look back to Part 1 of this series, we talked about how difficult conversations are really made up of multiple conversations. Today, we want to delve into one of the more challenging conversations: the feelings conversation. If you’re just jumping into the series, I’d recommend reading Part 1 & Part 2 & Part 3. As well, this series is based on the book called Difficult Conversation...
March 10, 2017 -
Navigating Difficult Conversations: Part 3
In today’s blog post, we move on to another challenging area of difficult conversations that can often leave us feeling stuck and defensive. And that is the issue of blame. If you haven’t been following the series, check out Part 1 & Part 2. As well, this series is based on the book called Difficult Conversations by Stone, Patton & Teen. Why Blaming is a Bad IdeaDifficult conversations become a...