Episode 68 with Talysha Reeve [Exercise Rehab]

Episode 68 with Talysha Reeve [Exercise Rehab]

In this episode we talked with Talysha Reeve about the considerations Podiatrists should have when providing rehabilitation clinically, how important clinical reasoning is, and whether “just getting strong” was good enough. We also covered the pragmatic approach to rehab in the real world; talking through biopsychosocial considerations, patient adherence, behaviour change and how well rehabilitation […]

Episode 65 with Jayishni Maharaj [Tibialis Posterior]

Episode 65 with Jayishni Maharaj [Tibialis Posterior]

In this episode we do some revision of the structural anatomy of the Tibialis Posterior muscle and tendon unit, and discuss what Jayishni Maharaj studied for her PhD with regard to its function, role in energy absorption and influence on STJ energetics. We discuss the correlation with foot posture and foot mobility, and also some […]

Episode 64 with Matthew Cotchett [Plantar Heel Pain]

Episode 64 with Matthew Cotchett [Plantar Heel Pain]

In this episode with are joined by Matt Cotchett who has published extensively within the field of plantar heel pain, and in this episode we tackle the topic of terminology (fasciitis Vs fasciopathy Vs PHP), the associated psychological variables, dry needling, and the best evidence based practice/approach to treating heel pain in clinic. Audio Podcast: […]

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 53 with Chris Napier [Running Shoes]

Episode 53 with Chris Napier [Running Shoes]

In this episode Dr Chris Napier, Physiotherapist and Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia (and 2:33 marathoner) summarises his recent BJSM editorial on the logical fallacies in the running shoe debate, and we talk about how runners (both uninjured and injured) should choose shoes, what the evidence tells us (and doesn’t yet tell […]

Episode 52 with Helen Banwell [Paediatric Flatfoot]

Episode 52 with Helen Banwell [Paediatric Flatfoot]

In this, the final episode of 2018, we talked to researcher, lecturer and private practitioner Helen Banwell about the symptomtic Vs asymptomatic flatfoot in children (and discussed when to ‘treat’ Vs when not to), the possible¬†importance of asking about family history, conservative Vs surgical management, dealing with worried and anxious parents and orthoses prescription habits […]

Episode 51 on Patellofemoral Pain

Episode 51 on Patellofemoral Pain

In this episode with chatted with the physiotherapists, Simon Lack and Brad Neal and the Podiatrist, Alice Corbett about patellofemoral pain, proximal and distal influences and how to choose an intervention. They were all together at a conference. Audio Podcast: (download all episodes as podcasts here)