The Lonely Planet Injury Guide: What a Physiotherapist really does

Physio performing test

Over 12 years ago I packed up my bags and on the day of my 18th birthday, I hopped on a flight to Delhi for a five month trip that would change my life. India then and still now is a vast, chaotic and beautiful country. It would honestly take a lifetime to appreciate its […]

The impact of negativity bias on how pain is treated

give up negativity bias in physio When does negativity bias start? Essentially, the first indication of negativity bias is seen in new-borns at around three months old. It looks like negativity bias is ingrained in us. They don’t know whether it’s a genetic propensity, such as an evolutionary code that has been passed down, or if it’s learned at a […]

Physiotherapy – Science or Art?

local physio currumbin Great artists have long used their talents to teach the general public about science. Leonardo da Vinci’s Vitruvian man and Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar are but two examples of art that has attempted to convey scientific ideas to, and have been consumed by, the masses. I believe that our role as physiotherapists is to do […]