It’s Not Just About the Massage – A Closer Look at the Psychology of the Treatment Room

"If the patient comes in thinking that you're not going to help them, you're not going to unless you can convince them that you can." - Joseph Brence I recently watched a fantastic webinar by physiotherapist Joseph Brence, where he talked about his M.I.P (Motivation, Input, Plan) model for motor control. Joseph is a prominent physical therapist with a special interest in the neuromatrix and pain. Although coming from a physiotherapist's perspective, a lot of what Joseph talks about can...

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What I learnt in 2012

As far as yearly round-ups go, this one is a little late - but since I've been galavanting around the States for two weeks, I hope that can be forgiven! 2012 was a big year for me - I started a business, became a Structural Integrator, embarked on my Feldenkrais training, became qualified in pregnancy massage, spent a week in a dissection lab, discovered the importance of skepticism and critical thinking, and started to explore the wonderful world of neuroscience,...

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