ISM 3: Driver Theory and Regional Interdependence

ISM 3: Driver Theory and Regional Interdependence

This is the third post in my series about Diane Lee’s Integrated Systems Model (ISM). I’ve previously explained how I discovered Diane and her work, and how it works in line with published literature. This week, it’s time to talk about regional interdependence, which...
ISM 1: Introducing Diane Lee’s Integrated Systems Model

ISM 1: Introducing Diane Lee’s Integrated Systems Model

Last year, I created a blog series about the Sarah Key Method, in which I talked about the way the Queen’s physiotherapist, Sarah, has developed her own theories about what happens in your spine when you get back pain. I’m the only therapist in central London who is...
Why did you leave the Army?

Why did you leave the Army?

“Nell, why did you leave the Army?” – it’s a question I get asked a lot, especially when I’m talking enthusiastically about my 10 years as an Army physio – because I did love it. The Army was a fantastic training ground for a young physio, and...
I tore my hip labrum playing tennis

I tore my hip labrum playing tennis

With tongue in cheek, I firmly believe that, as a physio, I should be exempt from being injured like a normal person. After all, I spend my life fixing other people’s injuries, so surely karma should be on my side – or so my irrational brain tells me. In...