Should we give patients the treatment they ask for? With Brendan Mouatt & Raphael Bender

Should we give patients the treatment they ask for? With Brendan Mouatt & Raphael Bender

Should we give patients the treatment they ask for? With Brendan Mouatt & Raphael Bender

Raphael Bender (Breathe Education) & Brendan Mouatt (The Biomechanics Education) discuss whether we should provide clients with the treatment they expect, and how to navigate professional relationships with people who are not up to date with current best practice.

Exercise and Cancer

Exercise and Cancer

With new research revealing that by 2040, there will be around 1.9 million Australians living with or beyond cancer. Jess explores the impact exercise can have on individuals with cancer and undergoing cancer treatment. 

Reductionism in health - a flaw in reasoning?

Reductionism in health - a flaw in reasoning?

Reductionism - simplifying a complex concept to its more straightforward, fundamental components -  is an attractive way of thinking, particularly when it comes to our health. As clinicians (health care practitioners, whatever), reductionism often helps us to get our head around complex paradigms or processes and has been an important part of the scientific method.  The appeal of ‘reductionist’ thinking has a long history in health care, however, could this simplistic view of human health be limiting our approach to face-to-face healthcare?

 

When should I break up with my health practitioner?

When should I break up with my health practitioner?

Alannah, one of our physiotherapists here at The Biomechanics, talks us through when you should consider breaking up with your health practitioner. She explores why it's so crucial for you to be in charge of your recovery and treatment, and that it's absolutely okay for you to decide a certain practitioner just isn't right for you.