Physio Edge podcast

Temporomandibular joint pain and dysfunction can significantly impact your patients life, limiting their ability to enjoy eating and talking. Temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD) has a lot of musculoskeletal contributors that physiotherapists are perfectly positioned to treat and help improve patient’s lives.

In episode 50 of the Physio Edge podcast, Dr Stephen Shaffer and David Pope discuss TMD, structures that can be affected, and how you can assess and get great results treating TMD patients. We also explore:

  • Structures involved in TMD
  • Involvement of the cervical spine
  • Common presentations of TMD
  • Questions to ask in your subjective assessment
  • Red flags
  • How to perform an objective assessment
  • Normal TMJ movement
  • How you can treat TMD
  • Manual therapy
  • Education
  • Exercise therapy
  • Are the Rocabado 6x6 the best exercises to provide your patients

Dr Stephen Shaffer is presenting a webinar on TMD, hosted by Clinical Edge, and you can enrol free on this webinar by CLICKING HERE

Links mentioned in this episode

Enrol free on the TMD webinar with Dr Stephen Shaffer by CLICKING HERE

Download your podcast handout here

Dr Stephen Shaffer on ResearchGate

Cervical spine assessment and treatment online course with David Pope

Free trial of Clinical Edge membership

David Pope on Twitter

Direct download: Physio_Edge_050_Treating_the_TMJ_and_jaw_pain_with_Dr_Stephen_Shaffer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:21pm AEST

In Running from Injury part 2, Dr Rich Willy will help you assess and retrain running in your patients with achilles tendinopathy, patellofemoral joint pain, ITB Syndrome and stress fractures. We explore the latest evidence and how it will help you address pain and injuries related to running.

You will discover:

  • Treadmill or overground running assessments?
  • Gait retraining for particular musculoskeletal conditions
  • How to provide your patients with the individual running cue they need
  • What cadence should we be aiming at for runners (hint: it may not be what you expect!)
  • Is heel strike important to assess
  • Running assessment from the side
  • Important factors when treating runners with PFJP
  • Running assessment & retraining for achilles tendinopathy
  • Factors involved in ITB Syndrome
  • When are orthotics useful

You can download the handout to go along with this podcast to help you perform a running assessment, retrain runners and address achilles tendinopathy, knee pain and tibial stress injuries. 

Links mentioned in this episode

Other Physio Edge podcasts related to running injuries

Direct download: Physio_Edge_049_Running_from_injury_2_with_Dr_Rich_Willy.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:25pm AEST