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 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 […]

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)

Episode 45: The Physiotherapy Episode

Episode 45: The Physiotherapy Episode

In this episode, we chatted with a great panel of physiotherapists in Hamish Vickerman, Tom Goom, Neil Meigh and Kevin Nordanger to talk about how Podiatry and Physiotherapy can/should work together, the overlap between professions, the preconceived notions we have about each other’s professions and more.. Audio Podcast: (download all episodes as podcasts here) Follow: […]

Episode 41 with Ben Cormack on Exercise Rehab & Movement

Episode 41 with Ben Cormack on Exercise Rehab & Movement

In this episode we talked with the sports therapist, Ben Cormack. We talked about what he believes are the key components to a successful rehab programme (and why they may fail), along with how we promote self efficacy, empower and motivate our patients and the evidence base behind strength work (and the differences between strength […]

Episode 39 with Dylan Morrissey [Shockwave Therapy]

Episode 39 with Dylan Morrissey [Shockwave Therapy]

In this episode we talked with Consultant Physiotherapist, academic and researcher Dylan Morrissey about the evidence base for shockwave therapy, the robustness of the methodology often employed within such research, what foot/ankle pathologies shockwave is indicated for and whether there are any key contraindications or risks associated with its use. Audio Podcast:(download all episodes as […]

Episode 30 with Seth O’Neill [Achilles Tendinopathy]

Episode 30 with Seth O’Neill [Achilles Tendinopathy]

In this episode we talked with Seth O’Neil about whether this is an inflammatory condition or a degenerative condition (or both), how Seth assesses posterior ankle pain in clinic, his thoughts on imaging appropriateness and timing, why isometrics may not be the silver bullet for pain relief and how advice and education should probably out […]

Episode 25: Stuart Wildman [Diagnostic Ultrasound]

Episode 25: Stuart Wildman [Diagnostic Ultrasound]

In this episode, we talked with Stuart Wildman on the use of diagnostic ultrasound. Stuart is an Extended Scope Physiotherapist, MSK Sonographer and Director of The Ultrasound Site Ltd. We talked about some of the politics and training regarding ultrasound use, the benefits and limitations of ultrasound, and the tissues/pathologies that can be visualized around […]