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We have just completed our new section titled Free Stuff and are letting you know. It includes a report titled "Infection Control in Dry Needling & Acupuncture," an article titled "5 Steps to Manage Acute Lumbar Pain" and a "Clinical Skills Scorecard".

Infection Control in Dry Needling & Acupuncture

If you want to better understand the significant issues involved in good infection control procedure, this report is for you.

The report, titled "Infection Control in Dry Needling & Acupuncture" is a synthesis of current national guidelines with the provision of insight from many years teaching and treating using dry needles. This paper is provided in good faith and practitioners need to make clinical decisions based upon individual situations.

Have you ever had someone crawl into your practice, because of their back pain?


Do you feel confused, overwhelmed or even frightened as to what to do or say to help?


This article is ideal for new and recent physiotherapy graduates unsure what to do when presented with a client in severe pain as a result of acute lumbar pathology. Over many years I have refined & applied these 5 steps. They provide a concise framework, integrating evidence-based research and will enable you to appropriately manage even clients that crawl into your practice.

How well are your clinical skills working for you?


Find out with this quick and simple scorecard.


This Clinical ScoreCard is designed to help you understand exactly where you are with your clinical skills. What's working, what's not working and where do you need to pay the most attention to improve your client management.


Like a numerical pain rating scale, score yourself from 0 to 10 for each statement below. Just put your score in the fields provided and the subtotals and total will fill in automatically. Score yourself based on the frequency you implement each of the items listed in the scorecard.

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