What Doesn’t Make You Stronger…

Most are familiar with the aphorism, “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.”. This can and has been applied regarding life stressors, the process of “hard things” we choose in life (education, raising children), and more. In an effort to be both respectful without being hyperbolic, yet remaining succinct, may I suggest that the reverse […]

Lecture Calendar Update: May 2024-October 2025

Here are my speaking engagements booked for the period May 21, 2024 – November 1, 2025 Please feel free to reach out to me for details on any course and for any open dates if you would like to host a course. I do not take any registrations or host any courses…but I can put […]

The Simplicity of Reshaping Motor Control

Movement emerges as a function of the interaction: Task – Environment – Individual. Period. No matter whether the movement is voluntary (anticipatory, feedforward) or involuntary/responsive (reactive, feedback) – movement is planned with the collected information about: What is my task? Stay standing as my dog jumps up on me; hit this baseball; get out of […]

The Power of Reduction?

Positive screening tests are reductive. They focus a clinician’s thoughts toward more testing and a deeper dive to rule-in (or out) a condition. When we read a chart or are informed about a patient by a colleague, we are likely to form an opinion of “what is going on”. We begin to decision-make. We reduce […]

Creating a Personalized Plan for Motor Learning

In healthcare, we deliver a service. That service is effective when it is personalized and adopted. The best plan is ineffective if it is not tailored to the learner or does not consider, “What motivates this person?” Here are some concise considerations for motivation and adoption, toward your effort to create a personalized plan for […]

A Referred Movement Disorder?

Are you in need of a better way to express the pathology and experience of a persons with a Functional Movement Disorder (FMD) or a Functional Gait Disorder? Are you “on their side”, expressing support and understanding, perhaps even vicarious experiences…yet need to call for additional support for this person, facing disbelief from other healthcare […]

Fast Applications of NeuroPRACTicity!

Here are the links to the first 8 modules of FAN (Fast Applications of Neuropracticity). Each is 2-4 minutes in length and offers an intuitive application of neuroplasticity for your practice today! The Origin Story of FAN: https://youtu.be/M5VT_3fQR-g Apply…Then Remove the Constraint: https://youtu.be/wVmDeUE8GUM Measurement as an Intervention: https://youtu.be/GkwDABfPo84 Creating an External Focus: https://youtu.be/nDKN_7VB17w Performance to […]