Episode 78 with Paul Ingraham [Stretching]

Episode 78 with Paul Ingraham [Stretching]

Paul Ingraham is a Vancouver science journalist and creator of PainScience.com, a website about the science of pain, injury, treatment, and rehab with about a million monthly readers. In this episode he discussed the reasons people ritualistically stretch (beliefs about flexibility, injury reduction, improving performance etc) and the whether the scientific literature backs them up. […]

Episode 74 with Keith Rome [Gout]

Episode 74 with Keith Rome [Gout]

In this episode we were joined by JFAR editor in chief Professor Keith Rome to be taken on a deep dive of Gout. What is gout, and what important comorbidities should be considered? What is Pseudo-gout? How might it clinically present in acute and chronic contexts? Are blood tests helpful? What theories explain its prevalence […]

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 […]