Episode 62 with Ivan Bristow [Podiatric Dermatology]

Episode 62 with Ivan Bristow [Podiatric Dermatology]

In this episode we chat with Dr Ivan Bristow. Ivan is one of the leading Podiatric Dermatologists and we were delighted to talk to him about Dermatoscopes, Woods lights, the 5-minute fungus test, the best emollients and anti-fungals for the feet and of course take little trips down memory lane to when Ivan taught Ian […]

Episode 61 with Nina Lansdowne [Content Marketing]

Episode 61 with Nina Lansdowne [Content Marketing]

In this episode we were joined by Nina Lansdowne from Word Prescription to talk about content and got some great information from here about what good and bad content is, tips on what your website homepage and biography/about us pages should look like, ideas for blogs and newsletters and importantly how not to break the […]

Episode 59 with Dave Cashley [Manual Therapy]

Episode 59 with Dave Cashley [Manual Therapy]

In this episode Dave Cashley gives his experience (both from his years of clinical practice and his research) on manual therapy; with particular comment on its use for intermetatarsal neuroma. He also voices his opinion on some of the criticisms of manual therapy – namely that the effects are short term, and that it can […]

Episode 58 on Motivational Interviewing

Episode 58 on Motivational Interviewing

In this episode we talked about “the language of behaviour change” and asked our guests why this is important for all Podiatrists. Why don’t some patients just do what we tell them (the so called ‘difficult patient’) and what approaches may be beneficial to take in such cases? Have a listen for a brief introduction […]

Episode 57 with Luke Kelly [Intrinsic Muscles]

Episode 57 with Luke Kelly [Intrinsic Muscles]

In this episode we welcomed Dr Luke Kelly who has published extensively in the field of plantar intrinsic foot muscle function. Listen to him talk about the spring-like function of the human foot, and why it is false to assume a flatter foot is a “weaker” foot. He also explains why he is personally NOT […]

Episode 56 with Tim Gabbett [Load Management]

Episode 56 with Tim Gabbett [Load Management]

In this episode we were delighted to welcome Dr Tim Gabbett who consults across numerous elite sporting domains worldwide and talk about load management. He talks about what load actually is, how people respond to it and how it can be progressed safely. A great analogy of ‘beer tolerance’ is discussed, along with what the […]

Episode 54 with Rod Whiteley [Research Methods]

Episode 54 with Rod Whiteley [Research Methods]

In this episode we talked about why it is important for ALL clinicians to read papers (and be confident doing so), and hopefully imparted some tips on how to read a paper along the way. We touched on p values (and why 0.05 is not the magic number), confidence intervals, reliability, number needed to treat […]