Podcast by Ben Cormack
EP15 - Steph Allen talks ACL rehab
This time out Steph Allen joins Ben to talk about her project ACL resolve and what she sees as important in ACL rehab
The slogan for this episode was little ligament, big implications!
Steph & Ben covered:
The need for a 'coaching' approach in ACL rehab
What can be missing in rehab for ACLs
The difference between psychological and physical readiness to return to play
The similarities between ACL rehab and chronic pain
Understanding the role of society in the gender disparity in ACL injuries
EP 14 - Peter Stillwell talks enactivism, pain & rehab
Join Peter & Ben as they discuss enactivism and its relation to MSK rehab.
Enactivism has become a bit of a buzz word recently with the application of its concepts to pain. But how well is it really understood?
Find out how Peter would explain enactivism to a drunk Ben at a party?
Hear more about the origins of enactivism & the key concepts
How does enactivism relate to the pain experience?
EP13 - Adam Meakins discusses "Can't go wrong getting strong"
Join Adam & Ben as they discuss Adam's infamous slogan "you can't go wrong getting strong"
What the hell does Adam mean?
What are some misinterpretations of the slogan?
What about for painful problems?
Has Adam's meaning changed?
Can you go wrong getting strong?
Ep 12 - Ben Cormack taking questions
This episode Ben takes four questions from listeners
"do biomechanics matter?"
"Whats a personal philosophy?"
"How do you use evidence in your practice?"
"How much PNE do need?"
Ep 11 - Talking self efficacy with Dr Rachel Chester
Ben is joined by Dr Rachel Chester and they talk about
What is self efficacy and what is it not
Defining the type of self efficacy
What is psychological therapy, is it normal for pain to affect or mental state?
Rachel's research into self efficacy and prognostic factors
Rachel will be back for a discussion around some of the core pillars of self efficacy and how that could be used for an intervention
EP 10 - Talking goal setting with Tania Gardner
In episode 10, Ben is joined by Tania Gardner & they discuss the importance of patient led goal setting.
Tania has published widely in this area & highlights the need for clinicians you start aligning what they measure with what people really want!
I recommend this for everyone curious about human behavior. I especially recommend it to those who have chronic pain, and those who interact with them.