The Placebo Effect In Manual Therapy Slide Show

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The Placebo Effect In Manual Therapy Slide Show
Image June 3, 2017 Practitioners Brian Fulton

Last updated Saturday, June 3, 2017Here is a link for National Health Practitioners of Canada Conference attendees to download the slideshow that I presented on June 3, 2017. Placebo NHPC Conference 2017

Inflammation and Diet
Image February 25, 2017 - Arms and Hands,- Back and Pelvis,- Legs and Feet,- Neck and Shoulders,Nutrition Brian Fulton

Last updated Friday, March 10, 2017(*Click on the many links provided in this article to take you to evidence-based videos to learn more about the role of diet in inflammation, and to examine the supporting evidence.) The Role Of Diet in Inflammation Inflammation is the root cause of many of the conditions that I treat
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Are Fish and Chicken Healthy Foods?
Image February 24, 2017 Nutrition Brian Fulton

Last updated Saturday, February 25, 2017Make no mistake… fish is meat. – And yes, chicken is meat too! (* Note – many hyperlinks in this article will take you to Nutritionfacts.org, a vetted website that provides evidence-based articles and videos on nutrition. To view the study sources, click on “Sources cited” to view the evidence
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Nutrients of Concern in America
Image January 24, 2017 Healthy Lifestyle,Nutrition Brian Fulton

Last updated Sunday, February 12, 2017  As a plant-based eater (vegan), people often ask me, “Where do you get your protein?” This always makes me smile, because I know two things: Studies show that most vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores consume 170% of their protein needs.[i] This means that like everyone else, I am probably getting
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History of the Plant-Based Diet
Image November 21, 2016 Healthy Lifestyle,Nutrition Brian Fulton

Last updated Sunday, March 19, 2017  In December 2013, I watched a documentary entitled Forks Over Knives. This movie follows the lives of five people with different medical issues and tracks their progress after they adopt a whole food, plant-based (WFPB) diet, a dietary regime that contains no animal products, and contains food that is
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The Optimum Amount of Exercise
Image November 7, 2016 Exercise Brian Fulton

Last updated Tuesday, January 31, 2017  How much should you exercise? This is a good question, and like all good questions, it is best to look at the available evidence to come to a determination. One would hope that current evidence is the basis from which all guidelines are created, however for various bureaucratic and
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The Ultimate Junk Food (That you never even knew was a junk food!)
Image August 30, 2016 Nutrition Brian Fulton

Last updated Tuesday, January 31, 2017  Junk food – noun.  Simple Definition of junk food: food that is not good for your health because it contains high amounts of fat or sugar    Source: Merriam-Webster’s Learner’s Dictionary Full Definition of junk food – Merriam-Webster 1 :  food that is high in calories but low in nutritional
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Myofascial Triggerpoints: What has changed?
Image July 19, 2016 Managing Common Conditions,Practitioners Brian Fulton

Last updated Tuesday, January 24, 2017  Guest blog by Richard Lebert RMT Evidence informed massage, encourages the integration of current research into our practices, this requires reviewing the scientific literature as it relates to a number of concepts that are held near and dear in the world of massage therapy. As healthcare professionals, I think
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What is the Placebo Effect?
Image July 14, 2016 Practitioners Brian Fulton

Last updated Tuesday, January 31, 2017  Just mentioning the placebo effect can cause many health professionals to get quite defensive.  There is good reason for this- the placebo has had a long and coloured history, including many snake oil salesmen exploiting this phenomenon. It is only within the last 60 years that it has been
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Understanding the Placebo Effect
Image July 14, 2016 Practitioners Brian Fulton

Last updated Tuesday, January 31, 2017  Some therapists shudder at the mention of the term placebo effect, others are curious as to what it might be, still others embrace the concept. Where do you lie on this spectrum? Sticking one’s head in the sand and denying that it exists in your treatments is actually not
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