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Top 5 Fridays! 5 Learning Recommendations

I often get asked about recommended texts or online seminars for those who can't travel. Here are 5 of my current recommendations for the busy, inquisitive clinician.

1) Recognizing and Treating Breathing Disorders: 2nd edition: Chaitow et al
  • written by Lion Chaitow and others, this is the long awaited second edition to his popular text on Breathing Pattern disorders
  • admittedly, I just got the text and have not gotten through much of it, but if it is anything like the first, it's a must read for any of you with patients that are currently breathing
  • if you don't have time to take the courses, but want to know more about MDT, these texts are a must read
  • start with the Lumbar Spine and move onto Cervical/Thoracic Spines
3) Movement: Gray Cook
  • the ebook version is ONLY $9.99
  • no excuse for a very easy, eloquent read on Gray's take on mobility, stability, the joint by joint approach and more
  • it also has the FMS and the SFMA in it
  • no excuses at this price!
4) Fascia
  • if you do any tissue work, with hands, instruments/tools, cups, etc, you owe it to yourself to read this compiliation of the latest soft tissue research and theories
  • it is more of a reference text with very different chapters by many different experts in the field
5) Explain Pain: Lorimer Moseley - Movement lecture - not the text!
  • this is Prof. Lorimer Moseley doing what he does best, educate about what pain is, is not, in the most charismatic way possible
  • if you want to learn why explaining pain in a sensible, non-threatening, realistic matter to patients is important, you need to watch these videos
  • if you treat patients in pain, you need to watch these videos
  • you need to watch these videos
Gearing up for the holidays and Keeping it Eclectic....


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