Podcast






How can you identify the reason your patient has groin pain and the structures that may be causing it? Groin pain is one of the most common issues in a lot of sports, particularly the football codes, and in episode 25 of the Physio Edge podcast, David Pope talks to Dr Kristian Thorborg about assessment […]

 





The thorax is often considered stiff and stable by Physiotherapists and manual therapists, and precious little of our undergrad or postgrad training incorporates motor control of this area. Is it really important? In episode 24 of the Physio Edge podcast, LJ Lee and David Pope explore the function of the thorax, the impact the thorax […]

 





Lower limb tendinopathies with Dr Peter Malliaras Tendinopathies are a hot topic, and there are lots of new developments in research and treatment. Dr Peter Malliaras, a Physiotherapist with a PhD studying tendinopathy, has a special interest in the treatment of tendinopathy, and treats elite basketball and volleyball, EPL football, rugby, and cricket players, the […]

 





Dr Kieran O’Sullivan is back on the Physio Edge podcast after talking previously about hamstring injuries, this time discussing his other big area of interest and expertise – chronic low back pain (CLBP). In this episode, Kieran and David Pope discuss Recent research on chronic low back pain Central vs peripheral contributions to CLBP Sitting […]

 





Shoulder pain – what are the causes, and how can you treat it? Are your special tests around the shoulder really isolating and identifying pathology? How can the rotator cuff still function with small and large tears? In Episode 21 of the Physio Edge podcast, Jeremy Lewis and David Pope discuss these questions and more […]

 





PE #020 Women’s Health with Lori Forner

by David Pope on August 17, 2013

Is “peeing while you work out” in Crossfit or any other type of exercise ok? When does your patients pelvic floor need more muscle activation, and when does it need less work? Does Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) need addressing, and if so, how? In episode 20 of the Physio Edge podcast, I talk to Lori […]

 





What are the best ways to avoid hamstring injuries? What are the main factors to consider in hamstring rehabilitation? How does muscle strength relate to hamstring injury? How can we screen for or predict hamstring injuries? In episode 19 of the Physio Edge podcast, Kieran O’Sullivan, PhD of the University of Limerick, Physiotherapist and co-author […]

 





PE #018 Exploring the Pelvis with Diane Lee

by David Pope on April 30, 2013

How can the pelvis contribute to pain and dysfunction? Is the SIJ the main pain producer around the pelvis, or what is? What is the state of current research around the pelvis? Is it possible to feel “unlocking” of the SIJ? Do Pelvic Upslips exist? In episode 18 of the Physio Edge podcast Diane Lee […]

 





PE #017 Injury Reduction with Dr Peter Brukner

by David Pope on December 24, 2012

How can you reduce the chance of sporting injury? What are the most useful recovery aids from games and training? When are injections helpful in injury recovery? In episode 17 of the Physio Edge podcast, Dr Peter Brukner, fresh from working with Liverpool Football Club in the EPL, co-author of Clinical Sports Medicine with Dr […]

 





Hamstrings are one of the most common acute muscular injuries in athletics and team sports. In this episode of the Physio Edge podcast I discuss recent research with promising results preventing hamstring injuries with Dr Kristian Thorborg, a Specialist Sports Physiotherapist in Copenhagen, Denmark. This podcast is hosted by David Pope, an Australian Physiotherapist. Tags: […]

 





PE #015 Cervicogenic headaches with Ken Niere

by David Pope on August 1, 2012

  How can you recognise when the cervical spine is involved in a patients headache? How can you treat headaches caused by cervical dysfunction? What role does manual therapy play in their treatment? When and how should you treat their cervical motor control? In this podcast, Ken Niere and David Pope discuss cervicogenic headaches, effective […]

 





What is contributing to your patients low back pain? How do you know when manual therapy, education, exercise, motor control programs, CBT or any other approach for chronic LBP will be helpful? In episode 14 of the Physio Edge podcast, Peter O’Sullivan and David Pope discuss chronic low back pain, Peter’s research into this area, […]

 





Treatment of the cervical spine often involves some degree of manual therapy or manipulation, and VBI testing is generally encouraged or required prior to this. In this episode of the Physio Edge podcast, Roger Kerry, a Physiotherapist, Lecturer and Researcher from Nottingham University and David Pope discuss Cervical Arterial Dysfunction (CAD), the accuracy and limitations […]

 





  David Pope and Russell Wright talk about everything to do with feet and ankles. Plantar Fascia and Achilles Tendinopathy are conditions that need good differential diagnosis and specific tailored treatment programs, especially in runners, and in this episode we chat about how you can get the best results with these patients. We cover: causes […]

 





Hamstrings are one of the more frequently injured muscles in sportspeople, and in this episode, Alison and I discuss hamstring tendinopathy, symptoms, assessment and treatment of this common condition. Some of the aspects we explore in this podcast are: Subjective clues that someone may have a Hamstring Tendinopathy Differentiating Hamstring Tendinopathy from pain of Lumbar […]

 





Barefoot running has been sweeping the globe in the last few years, and as a Physio, which of your patients are best suited to this type of running technique. How does running technique relate to a runner’s pain and dysfunction, and really, what is the ideal running technique? In this podcast with Blaise Dubois – […]

 





PE #009 Lateral Hip Pain with Dr Alison Grimaldi

by David Pope on January 2, 2012

Patients regularly present for Physiotherapy with lateral hip pain. This is often aggravated by walking or standing, sidesleeping, performing hip stretches, and sitting, amongst other activities, and lateral hip pain can often mimic lumbar spine pathology. In this podcast, Alison and I discuss symptoms, assessment and treatment of an extremely common cause of lateral hip […]

 





All golfers want to hit as far as Tiger Woods, but without the injuries. How can you treat the injuries in your golfing patients, prevent further injury and improve their “coachability” and performance? Golfers regularly need Physio treatment for injuries like tendinopathy around the elbow, low back and neck pain, and plenty of other injuries. […]

 





PE #007: Dry Needling with Andrew Hutton

by David Pope on November 29, 2011

Dry Needling has become incredibly popular in Physiotherapy recently. Is dry needling really the way forward for Physios? In this podcast I chat with Andrew Hutton of Dry Needling Plus, presenter of the Dry Needling Plus courses for Clinical Edge, and we discuss dry needling and whether it complements regular Physio treatment. Some of the […]

 





When should Transversus (TA) be included in your patient rehab? When is TA retraining a waste of time? Are your patients running like a block of wood with legs? Is planking good for anything other than entertaining your mates? How can we go beyond just treating the pain experience to connect with your patient and […]

 





PE #005: Tendons and tendinopathy with Jill Cook

by David Pope on October 6, 2011

What causes tendon breakdown? What are the stages of tendinopathy, and how do they effect your treatment? Is treatment just about eccentric training? When should NSAID’s be used? This is part of the great discussion I had with Jill Cook about tendons and tendinopathy. We also chatted about some other aspects of tendinopathy, including Factors […]

 





  Acetabular Labral tears in the hip are becoming more commonly diagnosed and operated on. In this episode, I chat to Nichole Hamilton, a Physio with a lot of experience treating hips, designing post-op arthroscopic hip protocols and lecturing about the hip. Some nice insights into hip injuries and diagnosing and treating labral tears. This […]

 





Andrew Ryan is a Sports Physio with the Australian Qantas Wallabies, and in this weeks episode Andrew and I chat about acute injury management, player screening, on-season treatment, corks, adductors. Some great insights into elite sports management. This podcast is brought to you by Physio Edge, hosted by David Pope, and sponsored by Clinical Edge.   […]

 





Analyse movement using your manual skills and palpation, plus insights into what clinical expertise and “Evidence Based Practice” really means – an interview with LJ Lee. This podcast is brought to you by Physio Edge, your host David Pope, and the podcast sponsor, Clinical Edge.   Subscribe to the Podcast in iTunes     Links […]

 





An Interview with David Butler Physio Edge Podcast #1 – Fascinating insights into pain, painful experiences, and neurodynamics from one of the world’s leading neuroscience and pain experts. Learn why we (and our patients) experience pain, the latest research in pain and pain management. Learn how to talk to your patients to reduce their pain […]