Hillary Rubin is a spiritual and life coach. We discussed how to make lasting changes in life. Hillary also let us in on how she stays so positive in her life.
Dr. Ciuferri-Wnasacz is a naturopathic doctor. We discussed what a naturopathic doctor is, the credentials you should look for when seeking a naturopath, and the criticisms that they are not an evidenced based profession. She also shares with us her treatment protocol for patients with chronic pain.
Gabriela and I discuss the organization We Connect Now that she founded while she was a freshman in college. We Connect Now is a global organization that advocates for college and high school students with disabilities. Gabriela gives us her best advice for what to look for in a college and the surrounding community when you are a student with a disability.
Dr. Puentedura discussed his research into spinal manipulation, particularly in the cervical spine. He talked about his preliminary studies into a clinical prediction rule for manipulation of the cervical spine. We also talked about the importance of pain science education utilizing the biopsychosocial approach in accordance with manual therapy and exercise. Dr. Puentedura stressed the importance of the physical therapist to integrate the “package deal” into their treatment of patients: manual therapy, exercise, and pain neuroscience education.
Jacob Lief is the co-founder and president of Ubuntu Education Fund. Jacob and I discussed everything from the inception of Ubuntu to the programs they offer to the future of this great non profit organization. Ubuntu’s model is: We are a community institution, and we support the most vulnerable children along the pathway out of poverty. We don’t focus on how many children we reach, but how deeply we reach each child. We are in the business of transforming lives from cradle to career.