Today's image was suggested by Keith Waldron. Click on the image to open it to full size. You can then save it and turn it into a desktop background by following these brief instructions. … [Read more...] about 30 Days of September: Day 17
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Physiotherapists don't generally think our profession is 'political.' We mostly work on people's bodies, in one-to-one sessions, and few of us use our social standing as respected, orthodox health professionals to campaign for community causes. There are no physiotherapy-specific models of population health, and subjects like primary health care and health promotion are only just beginning to appear in undergraduate curricula. So while physiotherapists are experts in the assessing and treating the body-as-machine, and we are increasingly interested in people lived experiences of health and illness, we are less aware of the social determinants of health. Social determinants are those … [Read more...] about Social determinants of health – are we doing enough?
Every day during September we will post up an idea for you to vote on. The most popular ideas will become the things that the inaugural Organizing Committee of the Critical Physiotherapy Network focuses on in 2015. So please make sure you cast your vote at the bottom of each post. The first invitation I sent out to people to join the Critical Physiotherapy Network mentioned that 'The end result would be a network of people who could then be brought together in hyperspace to share ideas and plan for world domination.' I had no idea at the time that this might now be possible! Not only are we represented in four continents and 20 countries around the world, but we also have people … [Read more...] about Idea 13: Becoming an action group (3 mins)