A Bridge for Inference

Inference is a fascinating word. It has dual meanings that can describe both the process of thinking and the conclusions from thinking. Inference is associated with the intellectual ability to reason, think, and solve problems. Vocabulary.com defines it as:
“conclusions drawn from supporting evidence and reasoning”.
Our lives are full of inferences where logical deductions are made based on…

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Under Pressure

I’m sorry, I got that song stuck in your head, didn’t I? I just couldn’t help myself…

Today I wanted to have a little chat with you folks about intra-abdominal pressure (IAP)-what is it, how can we use it to maximize our patients’ benefit from therapy, and is there such a thing as too much…

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Manual Therapy: How Do You Measure It?

The title of this blog was inspired by a slide I found on Twitter, by Dr. Chad Cook PT (@chadcookpt) during his lecture at the 2017 New Zealand Manipulative Physiotherapists Association Conference. Dr. Cook’s slide offered five points on manual therapy; this blog will focus on the fourth point.

Manual therapy is a better choice for pain modulation than…

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Differential Diagnosis – The Functional Dry Needling® Approach

Enjoy this Clinical Pearl written by KinetaCore Faculty Member, Clay Jowers, PT, DPT, CSCS
The WHAT and the WHY
Clinical examination and differential diagnosis can be tough! Like many clinicians, I spent the early part of my career treating the WHAT. The WHAT is the symptom — it’s the presentation but not necessarily the “cause”. It seemed obvious to me…

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Turning on the Lights

Enjoy this Clinical Pearl written by KinetaCore Faculty Member, Chris Juneau, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS

Picture this: You did exactly what you wanted! You made great use of your training course and safely dry needled your first patient. It was flawless, and you made a change. The patient felt it and you saw it. In the midst of imaginary jump…

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