When Healthcare Fails

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I recently shared the heart-breaking story of the untimely passing of Talia Goldenberg here following elective surgery to fuse her neck. The article published in The Seattle Times this month paints a grim and damming picture of the healthcare system failing Talia, in particular the actions of her surgeon Dr … Read More

The simplest solution is usually the correct one

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Q: If you’re chronically tired and only sleeping 4-5 hours a night, what’s the solution? A: Sleep. Occam’s razor – the simplest solution is usually the correct one. Caffeine, sugar, exercise, deliberately making oneself uncomfortable or distracted are all potentially effective methods of prolonging the inevitable decline in function from … Read More

The Physical Performance Show – Jordan Mercer

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On episode #29 of The Physical Performance Show @Brad_beer from @pogophysio interviews current Nutrigrain Iron Woman Champion and 6x Molokai2Oahu World Paddleboard Champion, 21-year-old Jordan ‘Magic’ Mercer @JordanMercer_1. What strikes me most about Jordan is not her astonishing physical achievements but the remarkably articulate, intelligent, humble and sincere young woman … Read More

Operator vs Interactor

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Operator vs Interactor An operator imagines they are directly affecting “tissues”, and that “tissues” are responding, directly, to their tender or not-so-tender ministrations. They see themselves as direct agents of any change – “It was all about me, and my magic hands, making your tissues behave themselves.” The implication of … Read More