Leadership comes with a lot of responsibility, but there are also things that don't fit the job description. A few thoughts on what lies on both sides of that fence.
Traveling around the country and working with exceptional therapists gives me a unique opportunity to observe excellent therapists at work. My observations reveals that regardless of setting or specialty there are certain commonalities found in the best among us. Here are my musings on what a few of those are
Student debt adversely affecting our profession in a number of ways, perhaps most importantly by forcing students into jobs that don't align with their primary passions. Oregon has proposed RC-11 and I think we need to get behind it
Well it's officially a wrap, "LBP: The Patient Experience" has been launched! It was an amazing weekend, and the recap deserves a periscope all on it's own, so enjoy!
Great questions today! We explore the notions of anchoring too early in the examination, becoming specialized while still in school, and more!
There has been some quality dialogue recently regarding not getting too excited about short term changes. While there is wisdom in that it is my contention that short term change is a critical piece to long term functional improvement
Few would debate that great leadership is a critical component of a successful team. This morning we talk about some of the characteristics consistently found in great leaders both inside and outside of our profession
Physical therapists are notoriously uncomfortable with focusing on the financial side of our businesses. This morning we explore some reasons why this shouldn't be the case.
There are plenty of ways to improve, but most often great progress seems to be made when like minded motivated people link up together. This morning Jeff talks about the need to prioritize the development of a quality network for maximal progress.
Amazing questions from the crew today! We hit on challenging conversations between students and CIs, how to expand your clinic beyond just working there, and which tools are critical for the toolbox!
Learning from those you disagree with is perhaps one of the most important skills you can acquire. Dr. Moore speaks to some of the challenges, both with learning and teaching, that we all face every day
The conversation continues! Is there good and bad movement? Can we prevent injuries by focusing on non painful dysfunction? This and more in our nearly 30 minute conversation this morning!
Selecting interview questions is an art. Great questions reveal the person in front of you for who they are behind their interview persona which is critical for determining how good of a fit they will be in the company culture. Here are a few that I think do the trick.
Good questions today about optimal movement and how to identify patients requiring pain science interventions
We all know the story: "Abnormal" findings on imaging are common in asymptomatic folks. But knowing this fact is only one piece of the puzzle. This morning Dr. Jeff Moore discusses which specific articles he uses to educate the community and physician colleagues
Dr. Moore gives his honest thoughts on work life balance. Is it possible? Is it something you really want? Should we stop encouraging the next generation to pursue it?
Patient Expectations play a key role in delivering consistenthigh quality outcomes. This morning Dr. Jeff Moore talksabout how patient expectations in regard to thrust manipulation andour profession as a whole
The number of online continuing education options continues to increase. This is exciting as it is a very convenient way to access high quality content. Is the day of the live course coming to an end, or is there still a place for the extra effort? Dr. Moore discusses.
The annual Evidence In Motion Manipalooza lived up to the hype yet again. This morning Dr. Jeff Moore highlights a few takeaways from another weekend packed with learning
The question of whether or not there should be a movement standard has been a very popular and debated one recently. Dr. Moore chimes in with more questions than answers on #PTonICE this morning
Dr. Moore takes on a question that is at the heart of much decision making in business, whether to double down on your strong suit or shore up the gaps in your game
Recently returned from the SFMA certification course Dr. Moore reflects on what was learned and how this system can change the way we practice
This morning on the Q&A we dove into all sorts of great topics from when to take on the role of being a clinical instructor, how to efficiently document, and what it takes to set actionable goals
A great clinical rotation can completely change your ability to thrive as a new grad. Dr. Moore covers some key principles to making sure you get the most out of this precious time
One component of expert practice is developing the ability to recognize patterns early on in the evaluation of a patient. While a watchful eye always needs to be on bias involved with using heuristics, excellent pattern recognition can significantly improve the efficiency and quality of your practice. In today's episode we discuss how to improve our ability to recognize these patterns