Episode 11: James Dunne [Gait Retraining]

In this episode, we talk about gait retraining in runners with James Dunne. James is a very well respected running coach and the owner of the Kinetic Revolution website and joined us to talk about why and when we might change someone’s running technique, and how we may go about doing it. It shouldn’t surprise anyone that an individual approach is key, and there are no blanket approaches. He also talks about the bidirectional relationship between running coach and Podiatrists.

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About James Dunne:
James is a runner, sports rehabilitation therapist and coach from Norwich in the UK. He has a degree in sports rehabilitation. His aim is to help as many runners as possible run stronger, run injury free, and discover what they are truly capable of. James Dunne started Kinetic Revolution back in 2010 as a means of sharing what he learnt on his journey as an ex-pro rugby player working in the sports injury world, and becoming a marathon runner.

For more on this topic, see the Podiatry Arena threads on gait retraining.

Episode 10: Ian Linane and Ted Jedynak [Manual Therapy]

In this episode, we talk about the difference between mobilisations and manipulations, the possible mechanisms of effect of joint manipulations (bone/joint repositioning Vs neurophysiological response), the importance of the language used in front of our patients in the context of mobilisations and a bit more.

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About Ted Jedynak:
Ted Jedynak has specialised exclusively in Manual Therapies for the lower limb since 1996. Ted and his wife created 3 Manual Therapies (MT) specialist clinics (2002 – 2012). Ted retired from clinical practice in 2012. He has been a mentor and trainer of health practitioners globally in Manual Therapies since 1996, and due to high demand, is now focusing on delivering online training via www.footmobilisation.com. Ted was a visiting Fellow and Clinical Consultant at Queensland University of Technology MSK Clinic (2012-13) plus Developer and Facilitator of the Manual Therapies Special Interest Group (Aust. Podiatry Association SA 2014-15).

About Ian Linane:
Ian Linane is a private practice podiatrist of over 20 years experience working in both his own and in multidisciplinary clinics. He is also the founder of Infigo Healthcare Education that runs a number of manual therapy courses. One of Ian’s goals with Infigo has been the provision of high quality, varied, hands-on rehabilitation training opportunities for podiatrists. To enable this Ian wrote three core manuals in manual therapy for podiatrists, gaining his professional body’s approval for them to be granted extended scope practice courses.

For more discussion and commentary, see the manipulation threads on Podiatry Arena.

Episode 6: Kevin Kirby [Podiatric Biomechanics]

In this episode, Dr Kevin Kirby, DPM talks about his seminal paper on rotational equilibrium, tissue stress theory, Morgan’s meat pie theory and also his opinion on whether any knowledge of Root Theory is needed to assess and successfully treat our patients.

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About Kevin Kirby DPM:
Dr. Kevin A. Kirby, DPM graduated from the California College of Podiatric Medicine in 1983 and completed his first year surgical residency at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Palo Alto, California. He spent his second post-graduate year doing the Fellowship in Podiatric Biomechanics at CCPM where he also earned his MS degree.

Dr. Kirby has authored or co-authored 28 articles in peer-reviewed journals, has authored or co-authored five book chapters, and has authored four books on foot and lower extremity biomechanics and orthosis therapy, all of which have been translated into Spanish language editions. He has invented the Subtalar Joint Axis Palpation Technique, the Anterior Axial Radiographic Projection, the Supination Resistance Test, the Maximum Pronation Test and the Medial Heel Skive and Lateral Heel Skive Techniques. He has also created and developed the Subtalar Joint Axis Location and Rotational Equilibrium Theory of Foot Function and has co-developed the Subtalar Joint Equilibrium and Tissue Stress Approach to Biomechanical Therapy of the Foot and Lower Extremity. He has lectured internationally on 43 occasions and has also lectured extensively throughout the United States.

Dr. Kirby is a member of the editorial advisory board for the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association and is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Biomechanics at the California School of Podiatric Medicine. Dr Kevin A Kirby, DPM has had a full time podiatric biomechanics and surgical practice in Sacramento, California for over 32 years.

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For a bit of fun, see this: Kevin Kirby: The Angry Podiatrist

Episode 3: Chris Bishop [3D Gait Analysis]

In this episode Chris Bishop goes deeper into the topic we briefly touched on in Episode 2 – 3D gait analysis. Are the comparisons made with 2D analysis valid? Is it worth the outlay and will it change clinical outcomes? This and more.

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About Chris Bishop:
Chris has over 10 years clinical experience as a podiatrist and has a PhD in lower limb biomechanics. He studied podiatry at UniSA, and as a new graduate worked in Whyalla, South Australia in both the country health service and with the Royal Flying Doctors Service. After 12 months, Chris relocated back to Adelaide in 2007 to pursue research and his interest in sports medicine and biomechanics. After working as a consultant sports podiatrist at Leading Edge Physical Therapy for five years whilst completing his research degrees, Chris founded The Biomechanics Lab in 2012.

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