41 episodes

Hosted by Adam Meakins (aka The Sports Physio), The Not Another F**king (NAF) Physio Podcast promises to be unlike any other! Talking about things that matter, but don't really matter. It will be amateurish, inconsistent, with poor sound quality and even poorer interviews… Be prepared for critical critique, dubious debate, quirky questions and lots of bad language!

NAF Physio Podcast Adam Meakins

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Hosted by Adam Meakins (aka The Sports Physio), The Not Another F**king (NAF) Physio Podcast promises to be unlike any other! Talking about things that matter, but don't really matter. It will be amateurish, inconsistent, with poor sound quality and even poorer interviews… Be prepared for critical critique, dubious debate, quirky questions and lots of bad language!

    040 Talking Coronavirus, Manipulations, and Online Consultations

    040 Talking Coronavirus, Manipulations, and Online Consultations

    ***WARNING: Explicit content***

    This episode on cervical manipulation was recorded a few weeks before the current coronavirus pandemic really took hold of the world, and so it seems irrelevant now, but Adam and Greg do mention some tips and ideas on how to still work as a therapist at a responsible and ethical clinician using online resources.

    However, if you want a few minutes escape from all the virus talk, there is 20 minutes of discussion on the risks and benefits of cervical manipulations.

    Stay safe, stay physically distance, and look after each other!

    Click on the link here to find out more and sign up… https://www.patreon.com/NAFphysiopodcast

    • 41 min
    039 Talking About Minimal Effective Dose

    039 Talking About Minimal Effective Dose

    ***WARNING: Explicit content***

    In this episode Adam and Greg talk all things dosage. What is the minimal effective dose to get stronger, more flexible, have less pain, or create a change?

    Also, if you now want to become a NAF Patreon member to get a host of extra fancy features such as…

    Early access to the video cast of the show one week before the podcast is aired Full access to all the research papers mentioned in the show Submit questions to Adam and Greg to be answered on the show
    Click on the link here to find out more and sign up… https://www.patreon.com/NAFphysiopodcast

    Music by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com:
    Intro - Also sprach Zarathustra
    Close - Vivacity

    • 45 min
    038 Talking About Spinal Flexion When Lifting

    038 Talking About Spinal Flexion When Lifting

    In this episode Greg and Adam discuss an always controversial topic: Bending when lifting. Should we keep our backs straight when picking things up? Is is ok to allow the spine to flex when bending forward? In this episode they discuss a recent systematic review published in JOSPT (https://www.jospt.org/doi/abs/10.2519/jospt.2020.9218) that questions some commonly held, deeply entrenched beliefs about lifting with a bent spine. As usual be prepared for some strong views, opinions and of course some language.
    Music by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com:
    Intro - Also sprach Zarathustra
    Close - Vivacity

    • 39 min
    037 Talking About Unstable Pelvises

    037 Talking About Unstable Pelvises

    In this episode Adam gets stood up by Greg but manages to find a last-minute guest to fill his shoes. In this podcast Adam talks with Amy Eicher who has a long and horrendous story about pain that affected her for just over 20 years. In the podcast Amy talks about her experiences as a patient and what effect these had on her as a person. She now uses her experiences not only in her job as a physio assistant but also as a patient advocate and speaker to all healthcare professionals.
    You can find more about Amy and her story on Facebook at Restoring Venus here https://www.facebook.com/RestoringVenus/
    Music by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com:
    Intro - Also sprach Zarathustra
    Close - Vivacity

    • 49 min
    036 Talking About Stretching

    036 Talking About Stretching

    In this episode Adam and Greg dive deep into a topic that is surrounded by many myths, misconceptions, and uncertainty; that is the world or stretching. What does it do? What doesn’t it do? Is it good, bad, or is it just a waste of time? Find out in the next 44 minutes.

    To read more on the papers and researchers Greg and Adam discuss follow these links here

    Blazevich https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30412028

    Kubo https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30342379

    Moltubakk https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29723911

    Magnusson https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20075147

    Music by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com:
    Intro - Also sprach Zarathustra
    Close - Vivacity

    • 44 min
    035 Taking About Pain Education

    035 Taking About Pain Education

    In this episode, Adam interrupts Greg’s holiday to talk about pain education after some recent research has shown it may not be as good at helping reduce pain intensity or disability as some claim or think. Greg and Adam also share some of their thoughts on how pain should and should not be explained.

    Music by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com:
    Intro - Also sprach Zarathustra
    Close - Vivacity

    • 35 min

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