Month: February 2014

Perturbation Training

Perturbation training is pushing the patient’s limb or body in order to cause instability that the patient is asked to resist.  An example of this that I used to do is at the shoulder.  I would have the patient lay… Read More ›

Falls

I said something in a comment once about falls and our friend Dean replied that I would make an excellent neuro PT and that I might actually know what I’m talking about.  Now, I had to do a post about… Read More ›

Plyometrics

Cool people call them ‘plyos.’ Plyometrics are jumps. I can’t jump, so no plyos for me right now. A plyometric exercise is when an eccentric contraction is immediately followed by a quick and powerful concentric contraction. What that means is… Read More ›

Carl Jung

I’m in therapy and I don’t care who knows it.  When your entire life and world is interrupted by a stroke at the age of 30, a little therapy is quite, quite necessary to figure some things out.  Frankly, I… Read More ›