Demonization of Manual Therapy
Chad Cook is a physiotherapist, professor at Duke University and clinical researcher who has published over 330 peer-reviewed papers. One of the latest papers he has published is called “The Demonization of manual therapy” in which he deconstructed common critiques on manual therapy based on the current literature.
In this episode we will talk about the demonization of and the future of manual therapy with Chad Cook. Chad is physiotherapist, a professor at Duke University and a clinical researcher who has published over 330 peer-reviewed papers. One of the latest papers he has published is called “The Demonization of manual therapy” where he evaluated common critique on manual therapy based on the current literature.
We do have an announcement to make: You might be wondering why you’re listening to a podcast host with a German accent. Our former podcast host Sunny Sandhu has left us to work in the clinic again full-time after hosting our podcast for 46 episodes.
We wish him all the best and his British accent will be dearly missed.
00:00:00 – 00:01:46 : Introduction
00:01:46 – 00:02:48 : Chad’s definition of MT
00:02:53 – 00:04:54 : The Pendulum has swung too far
00:04:55 – 00:07:20 : How is MT different from other modalities?
00:07:25 – 00:09:04 : Does hypomobility assessment still have a place?
00:09:05 – 00:10:26 : Do we need to be specific with MT?
00:10:28 – 00:13:44 : How to know when to use MT in a patient
00:13:48 – 00:16:37 : Is the cost of current MT education justified?
00:16:40 – 00:21:31 : Time to embrace the placebo effect?
00:21:34 – 00:24:42 : The biggest critique on MT
00:24:44 – 00:26:11 : Are we sending the wrong message to patients?
00:26:14 – 00:32:10 : The value of Costs vs. Patient Satisfaction
00:32:16 – 00:36:05 : How MT education needs to change
00:36:06 – 00:39:24 : The future of MT
00:39:25 – 00:40:34 : Outro