Dr Stuart McGill

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If you haven’t heard of Dr Stuart McGill (PhD), he’s a Professor of spine biomechanics at The University of Waterloo, Canada. He’s written several books, published over 240 clinical papers and quite the ‘big-wig’ in understanding physical health and rehabilitation. When Stu speaks, people listen. “Kettlebell work is not for … Read More

Flinging S#!T

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In session 85 of PT Inquest Erik and JW discuss a recent systematic review of physical agents. From the 10,000+ articles published over the past 20 years, only 23 were deemed to be of sufficient quality, albeit only “moderate”. They discuss ‘Tooth Fairy’ science – the act of conducting an … Read More

The Chicken Shoe

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The funniest thing I’ve read today; written in response to some ridiculous exercise/fitness rubbish in Japan <Surreal Rant> I call it the ‘chicken shoe’ effect. This is where someone walks into the room wearing chicken on their feet. You know this is not the best way to use chicken, but … Read More

On of the best FB comments on a thread I’ve seen

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Possibly one of the best FB comments on a thread I’ve seen: “It’s absolutely true that skeptics have to be willing to consider new ideas when sufficient evidence to demonstrate their plausibility is presented. As skeptics and clinicians, that also means we have to be willing to accept that some … Read More