The telephone consultation or video consultation in physiotherapy. What should you pay attention to?

Well, is it the ‘new normal’? Telephone contact with your patient, or a consultation by Skype or Zoom? For the time being. To have conversations. And be effective in a conversation. That’s what we want.Offline and online! Of course, you already know that motivational interviewing is a wonderful approach to coach people, to facilitate adequate Read More…

10 reasons why your communication skills as physiotherapist should be excellent

Every physiotherapist does it all day: talking with his clients. Asking questions, listening, explaining things, coaching, motivating, deciding together. Almost every physiotherapist will agree that communication is important. Nevertheless, there is quite a lot of scientific research that shows that we may not do this very well. For example, shared decision making is considered important Read More…

Wisdom Tiles – #1

This first wisdom tile is about effective communication and listening. What do they have to do with each other? Well that is quite simple. Effective communication is all about interactions. So two-way, always. And that means that listening is crucial and also too often forgotten. By listening you connect to the other person. And that Read More…

Hello world

Well, this is the first post on this website. So, Hello world! I’ll hope I will be able to write lots of posts on the theme of this site: communication skills for physiotherapists. And most of all: I’ll hope you will join and keep reading all those posts…. What is there to be expected? Well, Read More…