Daily Archives: August 21, 2018

In a time when we are hurt, we get a rush of emotions, including fear, anxiety, hesitation, anger, depression, and many more.  It is a unique feeling because we are not quite sure what to do, what we did to cause it, and what is happening internally.  As physical therapists, we pride ourselves on being able to evaluate a condition by assessing symptomatic responses, weakness, range of motion deficits, and other tests and measures.  But what happens when the physical therapist gets injured? This past week was eye opening.  As the owner of a physical and occupational therapy practice, an advocate for the rehab professions, a McKenzie Certified clinician, and passionate practicing clinician, the tables turned, and I was the injured.  This wasn’t the first time, but it was the worst time.  Tuesday morning started with a tweak, ended much worse. Wednesday began with a failed running attempt but I continued…

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