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Physical Therapy Fun 12

Because these memes were burning a hole in my pocket and were worth crawling out of the cave for.

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May or may not be what I look like

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He probably uses that finger for it too

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Does anyone really know what “movement system” means?

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Sorry not sorry to all the homeopaths out there

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Actually, you can’t. But you can rip a lot of people off and likely commit insurance fraud in doing so.

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Come on, who has done it? Can’t be just me.

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Had to go there

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The battle over technical definitions of words and missing the point entirely.

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Is this still a thing? Please tell me the fad is over.

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The struggle is real

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Crazy Things In PT: Stupid Exercises

Welcome to our series on “Crazy Things In PT.” You can find other posts in the series via these links – Outdated InterventionsPostural Restoration, Crazy Manual Therapy. Before we begin, here’s a little note from the management:

These articles are intended to show some of the things currently done by physical therapists around the US and around the globe. There are many very well meaning PTs out there and we are not in this to shame or accuse specific people of evil motives, only to expose specific theories and/or interventions in physical therapy. We acknowledge that patients do get improvement with some of these techniques, but strong claims call for strong evidence to back it up. Remember, some people do get better after taking a sugar pill.
Individuals will be used as examples from their own videos or published articles, but in every case we will use as much of their own material as possible so they can speak for themselves. Oh, and this is not an educational/research site, so if you have a problem with satire you should just move on.

Oh boy. The sacred cow of physical therapy…exercise. Truth is, some exercises are just stupid. And for this post we’ll be focusing on stupid exercises, corrective exercises, and things that loosely fall under the term “exercise.”

The Shoulder

Let’s get something out of the way right now, is there anything more stupid than the “empty can” exercise? First off, it’s unnatural. Second, for many people it’s painful. Third, it’s stupid.
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If someone has pain with a combination of shoulder internal rotation and elevation, maybe you shouldn’t have them do it as a strengthening exercise! Think, just a little. Continue reading

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Physical Therapy Fun 11

The newest batch of memes, hot and ready.

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Physical Therapy Fun 10

More memes for your enjoyment

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Physical Therapy Fun 9

More memes for your enjoyment! Feel free to use ’em if you like ’em.

Work meetings are the devil

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I despise online medical compliance training

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Have I mentioned how dumb medical online compliance training is?

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Why stop at foam rollers?

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For you PT sadists out there!

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Passive aggressive mom is disappointed in you…

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Huge pet peeve of mine

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Donald Trump: this can’t be real, right?! Right?!

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Wouldn’t surprise me…
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