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 71 on COVID-19 Professional Body Responses

Episode 71 on COVID-19 Professional Body Responses

In this episode we welcomed Steve Jamieson (CEO of the College of Podiatry, UK) and Nello Marino (CEO of the Australian Podiatry Association) to discuss the strange and unprecedented situation we have all found ourself in in recent times due to the current global pandemic. We discussed what their daily lives currently look like, how […]

Episode 70 with Sharon Rees [Pharmacology]

Episode 70 with Sharon Rees [Pharmacology]

In this episode we talked to Dr Sharon Rees who is an Associate Professor in Therapeutics & Prescribing at London South Bank University, and began her career as a Podiatrist. She clarifies the difference between administering, supplying and prescribing drugs, talks through the list of drugs accessible via the POM certificate most graduate Podiatrists hold […]

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 67 on the Supination Resistance Test

Episode 67 on the Supination Resistance Test

In this episode were joined by Kevin Kirby, Sean MeBride and Simon Spooner to discuss the lifetime of the supination resistance test, from the genesis of the manual supination resistance test (and how to perform it), through the all published research on the test and the various supination devices that have been designed to quantify […]

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 […]