"Physical therapy is not a subspecialty of the medical profession and physical therapists are not medical doctors; we are a separate profession that provides a unique service that physicians are unable and untrained to provide."

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Thursday, February 3, 2011

Unlicensed lifting technique

MOVNAT’s Erwan LeCorre demonstrates a natural lifting technique.

He probably doesn't have a physical therapy license but I'm not going to be the one to tell him to stop teaching.

Are you?


  1. Not quite sure what this is, but it looks like a dude without a job, teaching others to lift rocks and logs, run like a caveman in the wild, and basically get a sunburn every day of his life.

    And you too can be like him and get CERTIFIED!

  2. Hi Bob,

    I posted Erwan's technique as a respectful dig at the unlicensed crowd that physical therapists compete with in the rehabilitation marketplace.

    While many of their teachings are valuable, we need to ensure that patients aren't being exposed to possibly dangerous activities.

    It looks like Erwan's clients are adventurers, enthusiasts and hard-core exercisers so there is little risk that patients would be included in his classes.

    Thanks for your funny comment!



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