Philosophical biases

Exploring Evie’s philosophical biases

Dr. Rani Lill Anjum and Evie set out to explore Evie’s philosophical biases as a clinician, and end up going on many tangents. Rani is a philosopher and co-director of the Cause Health Project, whose recent open-access book “Rethinking Causality, Complexity and Evidence for the Unique Patient” has sparked much interest and discussion in the…

Long covid and food

Long Covid and Nutrition

Dietitian and wellness coach Lisa Hancock gives information and advice for people who are affected by Long Covid symptoms. It’s not often that we hear a dietitian recommending “ready meals” – but in the case of someone who is suffering with extreme fatigue, Lisa points out that this can be a pragmatic, practical solution. She…

Pieces of the pain puzzle

Pieces of the pain puzzle

Following on from an earlier discussion about her journey to coming pain-free after years of persisting sciatica, Claire tells Evie more about what she has learned and the strategies she has used to overcome her pain. In this video, Claire talks about three major “pieces of the puzzle” that helped her become pain-free Understanding fear-avoidance…

Words Matter Pod – Cause Health

Inspired by the Words Matter podcast’s Cause Health Series, Bill Taylor and Evie discuss their reactions to the ideas presented in the podcast. They discuss how they think the biopsychosocial model has influenced physiotherapy practice for better or worse, and how we can “move beyond” it in clinic, as suggested by the Cause Health project.…

Biopsychosocial pancake

What’s in a word? It’s all Biopsychosocial, and a part of the complex human “ecosystem”

Adapted from a blog post by David Poulter PT. @retlouping on Twitter. There is still a lot of confusion regarding the word “biopsychosocial”. Yes it’s a compound word made up of three other words Biological (physical), Psychological (of the mind) and Social (of the environment). The trouble is that just like the word biopsychosocial is all…