Direct patient access for physical therapists in Norway

I have long argued that Norwegian physical therapists with advanced post-professional training in Orthopedic Manipulative Therapy, are qualified to practice independently and to serve as the first point of patient entry into the health care system. However, current graduates of Norway’s physical therapy educational programs who have not … [read more]

Limitations of evidence-based treatment and research in manipulative therapy

In an ideal world treatment decisions would be based on the evidence revealed by clinical trials. However, many variables affect accurate determinations of cause and effect in arthro-neuro-muscular dis­orders. The validity of clinical trials in the manual therapies is confounded by many factors. Valid measurement tools for manual … [read more]