107 episodes

Inspiring interviews with leading Physiotherapists, discussing real life assessment and treatment, clinical issues and ways to give you an edge in your Physiotherapy clinical practice.

Physio Edge podcast David Pope

    • Medicine
    • 4.9 • 184 Ratings

Inspiring interviews with leading Physiotherapists, discussing real life assessment and treatment, clinical issues and ways to give you an edge in your Physiotherapy clinical practice.

    107. Treatment of peripheral nerve sensitisation with Dr Toby Hall

    107. Treatment of peripheral nerve sensitisation with Dr Toby Hall

    In Physio Edge podcast 104, Dr Toby Hall and I discussed PNS, common symptoms, causes, questions to ask, and how to assess and diagnose PNS in your patients. In this followup podcast, the second in our two-part series, Dr Toby Hall and I take you through the next phase - how to treat PNS.

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Cervical radiculopathy, central sensitisation, achilles tendinopathy, hip & groin pain, and strength testing with Paula Peralta, Simon Olivotto, Nick Kendrick & David Toomey

    Cervical radiculopathy, central sensitisation, achilles tendinopathy, hip & groin pain, and strength testing with Paula Peralta, Simon Olivotto, Nick Kendrick & David Toomey

    Explore cervical radiculopathy, central sensitisation, achilles tendinopathy, hip & groin pain, & strength tests for athletes with Simon Olivotto, Dave Toomey, Paula Peralta & Nick Kendrick.

    • 47 min
    105. Scapular dyskinesis - Does it really matter? with Jo Gibson

    105. Scapular dyskinesis - Does it really matter? with Jo Gibson

    When you assess your patients shoulder movements, and notice a winging scapula, altered resting position or timing of scapula movement, do you need to treat it? Can we diagnose “Scapular dyskinesis”, and does it matter? How can you simplify your scapular assessment?

    In this podcast, Jo Gibson (Clinical Physiotherapy Specialist) explores common beliefs and myths around the scapula...

    • 34 min
    104. Peripheral nerve sensitisation & neural tissue pain disorders with Dr Toby Hall

    104. Peripheral nerve sensitisation & neural tissue pain disorders with Dr Toby Hall

    When your patient has leg, shoulder or arm pain, how can you identify if their pain is due to neural tissue compression, sensitisation or irritation? How can you differentiate whether pain is from neural tissue or local structures like nearby joints, tendons or muscles? What questions and objective tests will help you diagnose a neural tissue pain disorder (NTPD)? Discover in this podcast with Dr Toby Hall (Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, FACP, PhD).

    • 1 hr 25 min
    103. An unusual cause of shoulder pain with Jo Gibson

    103. An unusual cause of shoulder pain with Jo Gibson

    A young male patient woke with an acute onset of constant, shooting shoulder pain, is painful into abduction, reluctant to lift his arm, and feels like he’s losing shoulder strength. He has no recent history of injury. 

    Can you diagnose this unusual cause of shoulder pain, based on this patient's symptoms and physical tests? What are your differential diagnoses and red flags to keep in mind with this patient? 

    • 20 min
    102. Stretching for shoulder pain - Is it time to put sleeper stretches to bed? with Jo Gibson

    102. Stretching for shoulder pain - Is it time to put sleeper stretches to bed? with Jo Gibson

    Do stretches have any value for shoulder pain, or are there better treatment options? In this podcast, Jo Gibson (Clinical Physiotherapy Specialist) discusses how to differentiate true capsular stiffness from muscle stiffness, what information GIRD provides, and whether sleeper stretches for shoulder pain are a useful treatment.

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

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184 Ratings

184 Ratings

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Fantastic Resource

As a student this is a fantastic resource to gain an insight into clinical practice and research that is being undertaken in the Physio world!

mistress of pain ,

Revolutionary!

When I drive to work I listen and love this podcast , I arrive at work abuzz with new ideas to try. Jo Gibson on the shoulder has given me so many great ideas and the results have been amazing, All of the others are just as good, , keep them coming in 2017!! Thank you David, I extoll your virtues at every opportunity!

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