Spring 2020 - The physiotherapy perspective

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Spring 2020 - The physiotherapy perspective

This issue was prepared and in print prior to the Covid-19 events that overtook us earlier this month (March 2020). It is undeniable, therefore, that some perspectives of our members' physiotherapy practices will have changed from the point of view of the content of this edition, but we hope that you will still find the articles on guided decision-making useful, informative and educational for your practice now, and in the future. 
Winter 2019 - Sport, exercise and practice

Physiotherapy has long been at the forefront of promoting safe and healthy activity in the UK population. This edition of In Touch covers the range of the active population from the elite sporting individual and how to keep them on the field of play, to tips on how to encourage members of your local community to increase their activity without the ...

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Autumn 2019 - Upper limb

This edition of In Touch explores the area of upper limb conditions from the hand, to the elbow and through to a various shoulder issues that patients may present with. In addition, technology is being put to good use in the rehabilitation of upper limb function for people who have suffered a stroke. 

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Autumn 2019 - Upper limb

  • 13 September 2019
Summer 2019 - Hands-on, hands-off

The debate about whether hands-on physiotherapy is any more, or less effective than treating hands-off with advice and exercise programmes is an ongoing one. Our Physio First 2019 conference aimed, through the expertise of our excellent UK and International speakers, to discuss this issue and obtain clarification for our members. Some of our lectur...

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Spring 2019 - The physiotherapy toolbox

Physiotherapists should always consider the "whole person" in their assessment and treatment plans for their patients. This edition of In Touch covers some of the issues that may not be traditionally seen as physiotherapy-related but which can be important factors in achieving the patient's goals, and some where critical thinking and ...

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Winter 2018 - Lower Limb

The role of In Touch is to support our members by providing educational content from authors who are experts in their field, and this edition on the the various lower limb conditions, and aspects of treatment and rehabilitation is no exception. The articles range from recent research into the treatment of ankle fractures and Achiles tendinopathy, t...

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Winter 2018 - Lower Limb

  • 14 December 2018
Autumn 2018 - Muscle management

Our autumn edition of In Touch considers the various aspects of, and reasons for building and maintaining muscle strength and function. We also highlight the importance of delivering the message that keeping active is essential at all ages

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Summer 2018 - Quality Private Physiotherapy

The theme of our 2018 Physio First conference was all about "making an impact with quality private physiotherapy, and so this edition of In Touch carries articles from some of our conference speakers, all of whom are enthusiastic about our profession and have a wealth of expertise and knowledge to impart to our members.

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Spring 2018 - Low back pain

Low back pain is one of the main presentations encountered to physiotherapists, and one that has a myriad of causes and treatment options. This edition of In Touch offers practical, up-to-date advice on current research into the causes and treatment of LBP as well as a full-on discussion on whether hands-on or hands-off is the most appropriate appr...

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