14 episodes

WiSH stands for Wits Sport and Health. In each episode Grant Bush and Sean Kaplan will be interviewing local and international guests on all things related to Exercise Medicine, Sport and Health.

WiSH Podcast‪s‬ Grant Bush and Sean Kaplan

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WiSH stands for Wits Sport and Health. In each episode Grant Bush and Sean Kaplan will be interviewing local and international guests on all things related to Exercise Medicine, Sport and Health.

    Pain in sport with Marnin Romm

    Pain in sport with Marnin Romm

    In this episode Marnin answers all our questions about pain. Some of those questions include the relationship between pain and tissue damage, the difference between pain and nociception, why it's important for clinicians to understand the science of pain, and what the new term 'nociplastic pain' means. Also Marnin tells us what we can expect from his papers that will be published soon. 

    • 38 min
    Pain in sport with Professor Romy Parker - part 2

    Pain in sport with Professor Romy Parker - part 2

    In this episode we chat all about pain with Romy. Conversation topics include what pain is, up-to-date terminology of pain (nociplastic vs chronic), the placebo effect/meaning response and the ethics of using it therapeutically, clinical communication, and who is at risk for developing chronic pain, and a lot more!

    • 32 min
    Pain in sport with Professor Romy Parker - part 1

    Pain in sport with Professor Romy Parker - part 1

    In this episode we chat all about pain with Romy. Conversation topics include what pain is, up-to-date terminology of pain (nociplastic vs chronic), the placebo effect/meaning response and the ethics of using it therapeutically, clinical communication, and who is at risk for developing chronic pain, and a lot more!

    • 35 min
    The knee with David Leicher - a Physio's perspective

    The knee with David Leicher - a Physio's perspective

    In this episode we chat with Sports Physio David Leicher about rehabilitation of the knee. Question topics include the ACL, patellofemoral pain syndrome, patella dislocations, and a lot more.

    • 36 min
    The knee with Dr Brad Gelbart - a Surgeon's perspective

    The knee with Dr Brad Gelbart - a Surgeon's perspective

    In this episode we begin a short series on the knee. We chat with Dr Gelbart about the idea of over-treatment related to the ACL, and the meniscus. We also talk about patellofemoral pain syndrome, chondromalacia patella, patella tendinopathies as well as enthesopathies like Osgood Schlatter's syndrome and Sinding-Larsen Johansson syndrome. 

    • 27 min
    The foot and ankle with Lauren Brown - a Podiatrist's perspective

    The foot and ankle with Lauren Brown - a Podiatrist's perspective

    This is the final episode in the series on the foot and ankle. Have a listen to our discussion with Lauren about podiatry and podiatrists' role in management of sporting injuries, the importance of wearing the right shoes during exercise, advancing technology in running shoes and how that may affect the sport of running, the biomechanics of the Windlass mechanism, a podiatrist's management of plantarfasciitis, and a lot more. 

    • 36 min

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