Sun, 15 January 2012
Barefoot running has been sweeping the globe in the last few years, and as a Physio, which of your patients are best suited to this type of running technique. How does running technique relate to a runner’s pain and dysfunction, and really, what is the ideal running technique?
In this podcast with Blaise Dubois - a Physiotherapist with a clinic, website and courses devoted to helping runners and Physiotherapists that treat runners, we chat about these topics, as well as:
Blaise has also been kind enough to provide a PDF handout to go along with this podcast, which is available for free download -
Links of interest
Next time on the Physio Edge Podcast: The Thorax and Biomechanics of the Thoracic Rings with LJ Lee
Tags: physiotherapist, Clinical Edge, physio edge, physio edge podcast, courses, physio courses, running, biomechanics, achilles, tendinopathy, blaise dubois, the running clinic, assessment, barefoot running, injuries, injury prevention, downhill, Vibram 5 fingers, MBT, big bulky shoes, footwear, evidence, heelstrike
Direct download: PE010_Biomechanics_of_Running_with_Blaise_Dubois.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:07pm AEST
Mon, 2 January 2012
Lateral hip pain is a condition patients present with regularly to Physiotherapists, with pain walking or standing, sleeping on their side, stretching of the posterior hip, and sitting, amongst other symptoms, and can often mimic lumbar spine pathology. In this episode, Alison and I discuss symptoms, assessment and treatment of an extremely common cause of lateral hip pain - Glute Med Tendinopathy (GMT), that is often incorrectly diagnosed as “trochanteric bursitis”.
Some of the aspects we explore in this podcast are:
I also want to take this moment to wish you and your family a very Happy New Year.
Links of interest
Next time on the Physio Edge Podcast: The Biomechanics of Running
Direct download: PE_009_Glute_Med_Tendinopathy_with_Dr_Alison_Grimaldi.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:46pm AEST