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I don’t get this…

…actually, I do get it; I was just being facetious. To explain: I obviously follow the research evidence and how that informs clinical practice and clinical decision making very carefully. If that research stacks up to scrutiny, then it has to inform clinical practice and be factored into the models that underpin clinical practice. What […]

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The Ethics of Doing a Gait Analysis

I often enjoy playing the provocateur and can frequently make statements to have that effect. They are not done to be mischevious but are typically done to encourage critical self-reflection, mostly in the context questioning one’s own clinical practice and reflecting on improving that. There is always a context and a purpose. Often those comments […]

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No, No …. and … ummm, NO!

Only a short post today as my head hurts from the facepalm. I have a lot of stuff that turns up in my daily alerts. Some of it good, some of it bad and some of it really hurts my head: Distribution of plantar pressure during jogging barefoot or in minimalistic shoes in people who […]

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Running Shoes Boot Camp

Time for some shameless self-promotion. I have been running my online Clinical Biomechanics Boot Camp since last year (you can enrol and start it at any time). It has been very popular and its kept me busy. Now, if I was not busy enough I have launched another course in the same format on Running […]

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Anecdotes are not evidence

Like anyone else who writes about medical or health topics when reporting and commenting on science, I always get responses with anecdotes about what was written with it either does or does not apply to them. Anecdotes and testimonials always turn up in the comments sections. While they may be important to the individual, anecdotes […]

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