Join Brendan Mouatt, Luke Postlethwaite, and Daniel Arbilla as they chat to some key people of influence in the health, exercise, rehab, and business worlds and perhaps have a few beers along the way.
Joshua Zadro - Overcoming Overuse
We hosted physiotherapist and researcher Joshua Zadro to discuss:
What would an ideal world look like for musculoskeletal care?
The limitations of trials and the overall evidence base for MSK pain.
Identity crises amongst clinicians, and what our role could be in light of evidence.
How we could overmedicate and overtreat psychological aspects of care.
What clinicians, clinic owners and consumers can do to reduce overuse.
Follow Joshua at twitter.com/zadro_josh
How can we build a profitable practice whilst respecting ethical healthcare?
How can we grow a clinic whilst helping people get back into their activities and promoting self-management and independence?
We gathered Luke Postlethwaite from The Biomechanics, Dave Renfrew from Newcastle Performance Physio, and Dave Moen from Form Physiotherapy to discuss perhaps the biggest topic in private practice.
We covered :
How can we define ethical heatlhcare?
What metrics we can use, and their meaning.
Benefits of practicing in an ethical way from the lens of a business owner.
Finances and rebooking based off the individual’s goals and context.
Manual Therapy Roundtable
Join us for a nuanced discussion on manual therapy with Massage Therapist Toby Coy, Osteopath Lauren Retica and Chiropractor Perttu Riipinen.
How to use manual therapy within an interactor model
Specific circumstances where manual therapy can be helpful, and where it can be unhelpful.
How to manage patient expectations whilst acknowledging the messages we want to send.
The concept of “buy-in”, and the different ways we can achieve it.
The real skills of manual therapists and what matters most when helping a person.
Check out our podcasts with our guests here:
Lauren Retica: tkex.org/podcast/2020/3/25/lauren-retica-expectations-and-manual-therapy
Toby Coy: tkex.org/podcast/2020/2/8/toby-coy-self-efficacy-and-manual-therapy
Perttu Riipinen: tkex.org/podcast/2020/4/7/perttu-riipinen-bps-approach-to-chiropractic
Jane Chalmers - Pelvic Pain
We hosted physiotherapist, senior lecturer and researcher Jane Chalmers to discuss:
What do we know about pelvic health and pelvic pain?
The differences in pelvic pain amongst males and females.
Myth-busting the trigger point narrative.
Questions all clinicians should ask their patients.
Barriers to applying a BPS approach in both practice and research.
Follow Jane’s work on people.unisa.edu.au/Jane.Chalmers.
Ryan Whited - Changing the Culture of Pain
We hosted Ryan Whited of Paragon Athletics to discuss:
Why he changed his assessment approach and what consultations consist of now.
Medicalised terms and the impact of language we use.
How to normalise pain from interventions to signage.
How we can lead by example and influence our local communities.
Ways to market a health-centred approach.
Find out more about Ryan and Paragon Athletics at paragonathletics.com.
Claire Zai - Female Training Considerations
We had an awesome discussion with Claire Zai on -
How to best support women entering the world of strength training
The nuances of programming around a women’s menstrual cycle
What matters most when training female athletes
Myths and misconceptions about birth control
Inter- and intra- individual differences in training adaptations between men and women
To find out more about Claire, check out bullzaistrength.com.