Rehabilitation 2030: the second meeting

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Two years ago the World Health Organisation made a call to action with “Rehabilitation 2030” and asked people to commit to strengthening and extending rehabilitation in countries worldwide.  Now it’s time for a review of the current situation. On 7 February 2017, WHO, Member States, international and professional organisations, nongovernmental organisations and rehabilitation experts issued…

Macmillan Principles and Guidance for Prehabilitation

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Macmillan have created an excellent guide to prehabilitation for healthcare professionals working with people with cancer. For those who don’t know what prehab in oncology is then think of it as the time between cancer diagnosis and the beginning of acute treatment. This may include physical and psychological assessments which aim to identify the needs …

The Solution to Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy

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Tendinopathy issues are often one of the most misunderstood conditions.  Historically, the rehab world has focused on stretching these, partially because patient’s often describe feeling tight.  On the surface, that seems like one of the best approaches, but as you understand tendinopathies further, you start to realize that this may be one of the worst…

ICYMI – June

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Last month was as ever on Physiospot. Make sure you you take a look below for all of the greatest hits from June. I’d hate for you to miss out. Physiotherapy Competences to Work with Refugees: An Expert Panel BMC Cancer Awareness Poetry Large variability Found in MSK Physiotherapy Scope of Practice Throughout WCPT and…

Physiotherapy Competences to Work with Refugees: An Expert Panel

By Physiopedia

The Erasmus+ funded Physiotherapy and Refugees Education Project (PREP) recently organised an online expert panel with the aim of reaching consensus on a set of competences that physiotherapists should have to provide optimal services to refugees. The PREP team used the nominal group technique to reach consensus among seven physiotherapists with experience and expertise in working with…

Topic of the Month – Interventions

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Each month the Physiopedia team focuses on updating pages centred around one topic. This enables us to keep improving all of our existing pages as well as creating new ones. The team focuses on updating references and ensuring there are no formatting errors but most important of all they search for the latest evidence and…

Why Do Patients Have Noisy Knees?

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Brand new knee crepitus course available on Physioplus Following on from our recent knee courses we have another available for you now on Physioplus all about knee crepitus. The course content has been created by Claire Robertson a Patellofemoral Expert, Consultant Physiotherapist, Researcher and Lecturer. The courses will introduce you to concerns and beliefs around knee…

BMC Cancer Awareness Poetry

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This year was the first edition of the BioMed Central cancer awareness poetry competition. As BMC rightly say, by diversifying the discussions about cancer we can increase support and inclusion of the cancer community. The competition was open to anyone affected by cancer and two poems have been selected as winners – a Q & A…

Large variability Found in MSK Physiotherapy Scope of Practice Throughout WCPT and IFOMPT Countries

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The aim of this survey study was to investigate musculoskeletal APP rights for physical therapists worldwide and examine the relationship between level of education (entry and post-professional) and direct access for countries that are not members of the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT). The driver for this research was that the is…

Running Biomechanics Courses Available on Physioplus

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There are two brand new courses ready to take your clinical knowledge to the next level.   We have two high quality running courses available now on Physioplus. The courses are created by Ari Kaplan and Doug Adams who are running experts and co-founders of the Association of Clinical Excellence (ACE). The courses will introduce you…