I voted today for the person I think has been history's greatest physio, and I'm on the History Exec, so I'm pretty confident I'm going to win. (Only joking!). But don't forget to put your nomination in. It takes 5 minutes, so do it now before you forget ... http://history.physio/greatest/ … [Read more...] about Don’t forget to vote for history’s greatest physio!
A few blogposts ago, I wrote asking why it was that things had to work (link)? Why is it physiotherapists are obsessed with things working. Well one of our Critical Physiotherapy comrades read the post and pointed me to the beautiful, poetic and entirely useless work of Simone Giertz and her Shitty Robots. And then would you believe it, but two days later Simone is being interviewed on our local radio station (listen here). Simone builds robots that don't work. Or rather they work, but don't do anything useful. They are the antithesis of all of the supposedly 'useful' (and frankly poe-faced and self-righteous) mechanical contraptions now making their way into physiotherapy … [Read more...] about Shitty robots