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Courses that create confident, evidence based practitioners
The following video will give you a bit of a feel for what you can expect from our live courses. For more information, check out our course options in the courses tab. We'd love to see you there.
An Introduction to pain management
In this free webinar, we explore some of the history of pain, how we've come to understand it and introduce contemporary strategies for pain management.
5 must-read books from 2022
2022 brought a lot of new learning to the table. And although I love digging deep into peer-reviewed literature, there is nothing like a good non-fiction read to spark some curiosity and tie some adjacent fields into what we do. Here are my top 5 books from 2022 (not necessarily published in 2022) with some summaries to avoid biasing you too much ;).
The McGurk Effect - What we can learn from a simple illusion
This short video explores the McGurk effect and what it tells us about perception and reality.
IASP 2022 Poster Presentation
SCREENING FOR DEPRESSION IN PERSISTING PAIN PATIENTS HAS NEGLIGIBLE EFFECTS ON DEPRESSION AT SIX-MONTH FOLLOW-UP
Pain: An Epistemological Account
Preamble: Here, Sam brings a work that is well worth the investment in time to read and understand
A SINGLE-ITEM MOOD QUESTION ADEQUATELY DISCRIMINATES THOSE WITH MODERATELY SEVERE TO SEVERE DEPRESSION
This is a research poster presented at the Australian Pain Society Conference in 2022. An abstract can be found below along with Brendan’s details and links to other publications.
Suicide Prevention Awareness Webinar
On the 2nd of February, 2022, we organised an event to discuss a topic that is too often avoided.
The hands on/off dilemma through a philosophical lens
The hands-on vs. hands-off debate continues to rage in social media circles.
Pain, Injury, and the twin peaks model in recovery
In this video, we discuss the difference between pain and injury and use a metaphor to help understand why this can be helpful in improving recovery.
Common challenges in managing neck and upper limb pain in office workers
This clinical paper was published in the Australian Journal of General Practice, Volume 48, Issue 11, November 2019.
Offsetting unconscious bias in healthcare
In this webinar recorded for GrowthRX, Brendan discusses biases and logical fallacies that impact clinician perspectives and how to offset them.
Webinar: Brendan Mouatt: Biases, Critical Thinking, and Identity in Healthcare
The way we perceive the world dictates how we feel and ultimately how we behave within our environment.
Webinar: Making our treatment plans more personalised and patient-centred: Applying a complex systems framework - Alex Murray
he goal when practicing is to make each of our treatment plans patient-centred and individualised.
Dr Samantha Bunzli - Exploring beliefs and behaviours in a clinical interaction (youtube podcast)
For the show notes and more information about Dr Samantha Bunzli head to our podcast page HERE.
Clinical problem solving and the kinesiopathological model
Welcome to this fortnights musings over research and articles. If you would like more information on courses we offer at The Knowledge Exchange click HERE.
Brendan's research review - Late Nov 2019
Welcome to this fortnights musings over research and articles.
Brendan's research review - Nov, 2019
Welcome to my week of reading and thoughts. These blogs are to share some of my readings, what I’ve found interesting about them, the challenges I may see, and some of my own ideas.
Obtaining full text literature: a Knowledge Exchange guide
I’m frequently asked how I get full papers that aren’t open access. I do have University access which is incredibly helpful, but here are a few other options that eliminate the need to go back to University.
EP3 and finding the common ground
As this was written for NOI Jam, the link to the full blog is here -
How can we justify low-value physiotherapy interventions?
Recently there has been more debate around the role of low-value therapies such as cupping, dry needling, ultrasound, taping, etc.
Some Helpful Resources
Some Helpful Resources
Why we need to stop blaming Transversus Abdominis for back pain
The idea of targeting interventions towards the deep core musculature such as the Transverse Abdominis (TvA) and Multifidus began back in the 90’s with work from Hodges and Richardson.
Creating and capitalising on vulnerability is not healthcare
It’s that time of year again when the marketing campaigns ramp up to ensure therapy practices don’t go out of business over the holiday season.
Reductionism in Health: A flaw in reasoning
Last week I had a patient present with debilitating right shoulder pain, diagnosed as a partial rotator cuff tear 8 years ago via ultrasound.
Low-Value Interventions and Manual Therapy with Adam Meakins
We start our podcast series off with a cracker as Luke and Brendan sit down with Adam Meakins, the controversial, yet critically thinking Sports Physio.