Education is the key to empowerment. As a clinician when doing the initial assessment, listening to a patient’s story is paramount for a successful treatment. With my international training I believe that a good assessment is half the treatment. There is one key area of physiotherapy treatment that is unique amongst all of us, and when it is given to a patient in a way that is meaningful and impactful for them, its power in recovery is unmeasurable. This component is the part we most commonly overlook or leave until the end of our sessions when time is scarce, but is the most important part to include - patient education.
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