Physio Edge podcast
Physio Edge podcast
David Pope
Inspiring interviews with leading Physiotherapists, discussing real life assessment and treatment, clinical issues and ways to give you an edge in your Physiotherapy clinical practice.
160. ACL injuries with Zoe Russell
Join David Pope (APA Titled Musculoskeletal and Sports & Exercise Physio) and Zoe Russell (Specialist Sports Physiotherapist, FACP; APA Titled Musculoskeletal Physio) in the Physio Edge podcast as they explore how to assess, treat, and manage patients suffering from ACL injuries or suspected ACL injuries. You'll discover how to assess a patient with a suspected ACL injury, and criteria you can use to identify whether a patient may be suited to non-surgical management or is likely to require surgery. You'll also understand when immediate or delayed surgery is the best option, and how to guide patients through the decision-making process and different phases of rehab. Listen in to provide your ACL injury patients with the best treatment options.  Free Achilles tendinopathy video series with Tom Goom available now Links Improve your musculoskeletal and sports injury assessment & treatment results with a free trial Clinical Edge membership Free Achilles tendinopathy video series with Tom Goom David Pope at Clinical Edge Download and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes Download the podcast in Overcast Listen to the podcast on Spotify Zoe Russell on Twitter David Pope on Twitter David Pope & why I started Clinical Edge Review the podcast on iTunes Infographics by Clinical Edge
Feb 8
53 min
159. Rotator cuff tear arthropathy & subscapularis tears. Physio Edge Shoulder Success podcast with Jo Gibson
Rotator cuff tear arthropathy (RCTA) is a pattern of glenohumeral joint degenerative changes following rotator cuff tears, causing shoulder pain and stiffness. Subscapularis tears can also be involved in RCTA, or a significant cause of shoulder pain and disability. How can you identify RCTA and subscap tears in your shoulder pain patients? How can they be treated, and do these patients respond well to non-surgical management? Find out in this podcast with Jo Gibson (Upper Limb Rehabilitation Specialist Physio). Click here for the free webinar with Jo Gibson “Rotator cuff revealed! Rehab & reasoning”. The handout for this podcast consists of a transcript and research articles referenced in this podcast. Free video series “Frozen shoulder assessment & treatment” with Jo Gibson Improve your frozen shoulder assessment and treatment now with Jo Gibson’s free video series at clinicaledge.co/shoulder Shoulder: Steps to Success online course with Jo Gibson Improve your assessment and treatment of shoulder pain with the Shoulder: Steps to Success online course with Jo Gibson, now available for enrolment at clinicaledge.co/shouldersuccess Free trial Clinical Edge membership Use a fresh approach to your musculoskeletal and sports injury treatment with a free trial Clinical Edge membership at clinicaledge.co/freetrial Links associated with this episode: Free webinar - Rotator cuff revealed: Rehab & reasoning with Jo Gibson Get your access to the free video series “Frozen shoulder assessment & treatment” with Jo Gibson Improve your shoulder assessment & treatment with the Shoulder: Steps to Success online course with Jo Gibson Improve your confidence and clinical reasoning with a free trial Clinical Edge membership Join Jo Gibson live on Facebook & ask your shoulder related questions every Monday Download and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes Download the podcast now using the best podcast app currently in existence - Overcast Listen to the podcast on Spotify Jo Gibson on Twitter Let David know what you liked about this podcast on Twitter Review the podcast on iTunes Infographics by Clinical Edge Articles associated with this episode: CLICK HERE to download the articles associated with this podcast Conaire EÓ, Delaney R, Lädermann A, Schwank A, Struyf F. Massive Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears: Which Patients Will Benefit from Physiotherapy Exercise Programs? A Narrative Review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2023 Mar 23;20(7):5242. Fahy K, Galvin R, Lewis J, Mc Creesh K. Exercise as effective as surgery in improving quality of life, disability, and pain for large to massive rotator cuff tears: A systematic review & meta-analysis. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice. 2022 Jun 10:102597.   Chapters: 03:25 - What is cuff arthropathy? 05:35 - Contributing factors 07:33 - Patient history 08:37 - Subscapularis tendon tears 12:29 - Common mechanisms of injury 13:46 - Assessment tests 16:51 - Rotator cuff related shoulder pain  
Aug 23, 2023
20 min
158. Hip dysplasia treatment. Physio Edge Track record: Running repairs podcast with Tom Goom
How can you successfully treat hip pain and instability associated with your patients’ hip dysplasia? Find out the eight critical steps to excellent results with hip dysplasia in this podcast, which is part 3 in this three-part podcast series with Tom Goom (Running Physio). Improve running injury assessment & treatment now with the Running Repairs Online course with Tom Goom at clinicaledge.co/runningrepairs Free video series: Achilles Tendinopathy from start to finish line! with Tom Goom In this free Masterclass "Achilles tendinopathy: Assessment & rehab from start to finish line" presented by Tom Goom and hosted by Clinical Edge, you’ll discover: 3 common conditions that cause Achilles pain. How to assess patients with Achilles pain to get a clear diagnosis, and know where to start treatment. Rehab exercises that will help your patients overcome their Achilles pain. How to successfully return your patients to running or sport, and achieve their goals, without stirring up their pain. CLICK HERE to register for your free access to this three-part video series with Tom Goom CLICK HERE for your access to three free videos with Tom Goom Links associated with this episode: Free Achilles tendinopathy videos Discover the simple secrets to successfully treat tendon pain in this free three part video series with Tom Goom Physio Edge podcast 154 - Part 1 of 3 - Hip dysplasia key signs & symptoms with Tom Goom Physio Edge podcast 156 - Part 2 of 3 - 3 Types of hip dysplasia and How0 to identify them Improve your confidence and clinical reasoning with a free trial Clinical Edge membership Join Tom live on Facebook & ask your shoulder related questions every Friday Download and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes Download the podcast now using the best podcast app currently in existence - Overcast Listen to the podcast on Spotify Tom Goom on Twitter Tom Goom’s website David Pope - Twitter David Pope & why I started Clinical Edge Review the podcast on iTunes Infographics by Clinical Edge Articles associated with this episode: CLICK HERE to download the article associated with this podcast Wilkin GP, Ibrahim MM, Smit KM, Beaulé PE. A contemporary definition of hip dysplasia and structural instability: toward a comprehensive classification for acetabular dysplasia. The Journal of arthroplasty. 2017 Sep 1;32(9):S20-7. Chapters:  05:36 - Step 1: Assessment 07:10 - Step 2: Investigations 08:35 - Step 3: Patient education 10:07 - Step 4: Settling symptoms 16:25 - Step 5: Strength 18:15 - Step 6: Control and proprioception 20:08 - Step 7: Co-existing pathology 21:09 - Step 8: General health 22:32 - Key points  
Aug 20, 2023
24 min
157. Case study: Frozen shoulder or misdiagnosis? Physio Edge Shoulder Success podcast with Jo Gibson
When a patient presents with a potential frozen shoulder, what other differential diagnoses must be considered? Find out in this podcast with Jo Gibson (Upper Limb Rehabilitation Specialist Physio), exploring the case study of a patient diagnosed with “frozen shoulder” with symptoms that don’t quite match a typical frozen shoulder. What’s the diagnosis of this patient’s stiff shoulder? You’ll also discover whether an X-ray or imaging is required when a patient presents with a stiff or frozen shoulder. Click here for the free webinar with Jo Gibson “Rotator cuff revealed! Rehab & reasoning”. The handout for this podcast is the transcript associated with this podcast. Free video series “Frozen shoulder assessment & treatment” with Jo Gibson Improve your frozen shoulder assessment and treatment now with Jo Gibson’s free video series at clinicaledge.co/shoulder Shoulder: Steps to Success online course with Jo Gibson Improve your assessment and treatment of shoulder pain with the Shoulder: Steps to Success online course with Jo Gibson, now available for enrolment at clinicaledge.co/shouldersuccess Free trial Clinical Edge membership Use a fresh approach to your musculoskeletal and sports injury treatment with a free trial Clinical Edge membership at clinicaledge.co/freetrial Links associated with this episode: Get your access to the free video series “Frozen shoulder assessment & treatment” with Jo Gibson Improve your shoulder assessment & treatment with the Shoulder: Steps to Success online course with Jo Gibson Improve your confidence and clinical reasoning with a free trial Clinical Edge membership Join Jo Gibson live on Facebook & ask your shoulder related questions every Monday Download and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes Download the podcast now using the best podcast app currently in existence - Overcast Listen to the podcast on Spotify Jo Gibson on Twitter Let David know what you liked about this podcast on Twitter Review the podcast on iTunes Infographics by Clinical Edge Chapters:  04:03 - Case study 07:23 - Frozen shoulder or misdiagnosis? 10:21 - Screening tests 10:58 - Risk factors 17:14 - Key points
Aug 16, 2023
19 min
156. 3 types of hip dysplasia and how to identify them. Physio Edge Track record: Running repairs podcast with Tom Goom
Hip dysplasia is a commonly missed cause of hip and groin pain. In this podcast, which is part 2 in the 3 part series with Tom Goom (Running Physio), you’ll discover three types of hip dysplasia that will cause different symptoms and need different treatment (based on Wilkins et al. 2017), how to identify each type, and common exercises and a treatment approach that may be stirring up your patients hip and groin pain. Improve running injury assessment & treatment now with the Running Repairs Online course with Tom Goom at clinicaledge.co/runningrepairs Tricky tendons - Your free video guide to tendinopathy treatment with Tom Goom. Discover a new, effective approach to treatment of tricky tendinopathy presentations, and lesser known tendinopathies with this free video series presented by Tom Goom (Running Physio) and hosted by Clinical Edge. Tom will reveal the secrets to successfully treat tendon pain, and get your patients back to running and sport quickly and easily, without stirring up their pain. Get your free access to this video series now. CLICK HERE for your access to three free videos with Tom Goom CLICK HERE for your access to three free videos with Tom Goom Improve your running injury assessment & treatment now with the Running Repairs Online course with Tom Goom Links associated with this episode: Free Achilles tendinopathy videos Discover the simple secrets to successfully treat tendon pain in this free three part video series with Tom Goom Physio Edge podcast 154 - Part 1 of 3 - Hip dysplasia key signs & symptoms with Tom Goom Improve your confidence and clinical reasoning with a free trial Clinical Edge membership Join Tom live on Facebook & ask your shoulder related questions every Friday Download and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes Download the podcast now using the best podcast app currently in existence - Overcast Listen to the podcast on Spotify Tom Goom on Twitter Tom Goom’s website David Pope - Twitter David Pope & why I started Clinical Edge Review the podcast on iTunes Infographics by Clinical Edge Articles associated with this episode: CLICK HERE to download the article associated with this podcast Wilkin GP, Ibrahim MM, Smit KM, Beaulé PE. A contemporary definition of hip dysplasia and structural instability: toward a comprehensive classification for acetabular dysplasia. The Journal of arthroplasty. 2017 Sep 1;32(9):S20-7.  Chapters: 03:12 - Signs & symptoms 06:05 - Assessment 08:05 - 3 types of hip dysplasia 08:28 - Anterior instability 09:58 - Posterior instability 11:42 - Lateral/global instability 13:29 - Key takeaways  
Jun 11, 2023
15 min
155. Stingers, burners & shoulder instability in sport. Physio Edge Shoulder Success podcast with Jo Gibson
Stingers or burners are a burning or stinging pain, often with some paraesthesia and occasionally weakness, often occurring in impact sports such as rugby or American football. When your patients present with neck and arm symptoms, how can you differentiate a stinger or burner from a C/sp fracture, discogenic symptoms or nerve root compression, which all require very different treatment? How should you manage patients with one-off or repeated stingers or burners? Find out in this podcast with Jo Gibson (Upper Limb Rehabilitation Specialist Physio). The handout for this podcast consists of a transcript and articles referenced in the podcast. Free video series “Frozen shoulder assessment & treatment” with Jo Gibson Improve your frozen shoulder assessment and treatment now with Jo Gibson’s free video series at clinicaledge.co/shoulder Shoulder: Steps to Success online course with Jo Gibson Improve your assessment and treatment of shoulder pain with the Shoulder: Steps to Success online course with Jo Gibson, now available for enrolment at clinicaledge.co/shouldersuccess Free trial Clinical Edge membership Use a fresh approach to your musculoskeletal and sports injury treatment with a free trial Clinical Edge membership at clinicaledge.co/freetrial Links associated with this episode: Get your access to the free video series “Frozen shoulder assessment & treatment” with Jo Gibson Improve your shoulder assessment & treatment with the Shoulder: Steps to Success online course with Jo Gibson Improve your confidence and clinical reasoning with a free trial Clinical Edge membership Join Jo Gibson live on Facebook & ask your shoulder related questions every Monday Download and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes Download the podcast now using the best podcast app currently in existence - Overcast Listen to the podcast on Spotify Jo Gibson on Twitter Let David know what you liked about this podcast on Twitter Review the podcast on iTunes Infographics by Clinical Edge Articles associated with this episode: CLICK HERE to download the article associated with this podcast Bowles DR, Canseco JA, Alexander TD, Schroeder GD, Hecht AC, Vaccaro AR. The prevalence and management of stingers in college and professional collision athletes. Current reviews in musculoskeletal medicine. 2020 Dec;13:651-62. Sobue S, Kawasaki T, Hasegawa Y, Shiota Y, Ota C, Yoneda T, Tahara S, Maki N, Matsuura T, Sekiguchi M, Itoigawa Y. Tackler’s head position relative to the ball carrier is highly correlated with head and neck injuries in rugby. British journal of sports medicine. 2018 Mar 1;52(6):353-8. Swiatek PR, Nandurkar TS, Maroon JC, Cantu RC, Feuer H, Bailes JE, Hsu WK. Return to play guidelines after cervical spine injuries in American football athletes: a literature-based review. Spine. 2021 Jul 1;46(13):886-92.   Chapters: 03:56 - What are stingers or burners? 08:13 - 3 key mechanisms  14:36 - Signs & symptoms 15:36 - Management guidelines 18:46 - Shoulder instability treatment  
Jun 1, 2023
25 min
154. Hip dysplasia key signs and symptoms. Physio Edge Track record: Running repairs podcast with Tom Goom
Hip dysplasia is a commonly missed cause of hip and groin pain, catching, clicking, locking or popping, resulting from lack of coverage of the femoral head by the acetabulum. How can you identify hip dysplasia in your hip or groin pain patients, and avoid misdiagnosing it as iliopsoas or adductor related groin pain? What signs and symptoms will your patients reveal in their subjective history that’ll help you identify this condition? Find out the key signs and symptoms of hip dysplasia in this podcast with Tom Goom (Running Physio). Improve running injury assessment & treatment now with the Running Repairs Online course with Tom Goom at clinicaledge.co/runningrepairs Tricky tendons - Your free video guide to tendinopathy treatment with Tom Goom. Discover a new, effective approach to treatment of tricky tendinopathy presentations, and lesser known tendinopathies with this free video series presented by Tom Goom (Running Physio) and hosted by Clinical Edge. Tom will reveal the secrets to successfully treat tendon pain, and get your patients back to running and sport quickly and easily, without stirring up their pain. Get your free access to this video series now. CLICK HERE for your access to three free videos with Tom Goom CLICK HERE for your access to three free videos with Tom Goom Improve your running injury assessment & treatment now with the Running Repairs Online course with Tom Goom Links associated with this episode: Discover the simple secrets to successfully treat tendon pain in this free three part video series with Tom Goom Improve your confidence and clinical reasoning with a free trial Clinical Edge membership Join Tom live on Facebook & ask your shoulder related questions every Friday Download and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes Download the podcast now using the best podcast app currently in existence - Overcast Listen to the podcast on Spotify Tom Goom on Twitter Tom Goom’s website David Pope - Twitter David Pope & why I started Clinical Edge Review the podcast on iTunes Infographics by Clinical Edge Articles associated with this episode: CLICK HERE to download the article associated with this podcast Jacobsen JS, Søballe K, Thorborg K, Bolvig L, Storgaard Jakobsen S, Hölmich P, Mechlenburg I. Patient-reported outcome and muscle–tendon pain after periacetabular osteotomy are related: 1-year follow-up in 82 patients with hip dysplasia. Acta orthopaedica. 2019 Jan 2;90(1):40-5. Nunley RM, Prather H, Hunt D, Schoenecker PL, Clohisy JC. Clinical presentation of symptomatic acetabular dysplasia in skeletally mature patients. JBJS. 2011 May 4;93(Supplement_2):17-21. O'Brien MJ, Jacobsen JS, Semciw AI, Mechlenburg I, Tønning LU, Stewart CJ, Heerey J, Kemp JL. Physical impairments in Adults with Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) undergoing Periacetabular osteotomy (PAO): A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy. 2022 Oct 1;17(6):988-1001. Reiman MP, Décary S, Mathew B, Reiman CK. Accuracy of clinical and imaging tests for the diagnosis of hip dysplasia and instability: a systematic review. journal of orthopaedic & sports physical therapy. 2019 Feb;49(2):87-97.   Chapters: 03:43 - Who develops hip dysplasia? 06:35 - Objective tests 09:11 - Hip dysplasia vs gluteal tendinopathy 10:45 - Hip dysplasia vs femoral neck stress structure  14:13 - Key takeaways  
May 18, 2023
15 min
153. Posterior shoulder instability assessment, surgery & rehab. Physio Edge Shoulder Success podcast with Jo Gibson
Posterior shoulder instability can occur after a fall onto an outstretched arm, or diving and hitting the ground with your arm (like diving to score a try in rugby), injuring the posterior labrum and/or the glenohumeral joint. Unlike anterior shoulder instability, patients with posterior shoulder instability may not have have a feeling of instability, but may just experience pain, fatigue and weakness. How can you identify posterior shoulder instability in your shoulder pain patients? What does your rehab for posterior shoulder instability need to include? Find out in this podcast with Jo Gibson (Upper Limb Rehabilitation Specialist Physio). The handout for this podcast consists of a transcript and articles referenced in the podcast. Free video series “Frozen shoulder assessment & treatment” with Jo Gibson Improve your frozen shoulder assessment and treatment now with Jo Gibson’s free video series at clinicaledge.co/shoulder Shoulder: Steps to Success online course with Jo Gibson Improve your assessment and treatment of shoulder pain with the Shoulder: Steps to Success online course with Jo Gibson, now available for enrolment at clinicaledge.co/shouldersuccess Free trial Clinical Edge membership Use a fresh approach to your musculoskeletal and sports injury treatment with a free trial Clinical Edge membership at clinicaledge.co/freetrial Links associated with this episode: Get your access to the free video series “Frozen shoulder assessment & treatment” with Jo Gibson Improve your shoulder assessment & treatment with the Shoulder: Steps to Success online course with Jo Gibson Improve your confidence and clinical reasoning with a free trial Clinical Edge membership Join Jo Gibson live on Facebook & ask your shoulder related questions every Monday Download and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes Download the podcast now using the best podcast app currently in existence - Overcast Listen to the podcast on Spotify Jo Gibson on Twitter Let David know what you liked about this podcast on Twitter Review the podcast on iTunes Infographics by Clinical Edge Articles associated with this episode: CLICK HERE to download the article associated with this podcast Brelin A, Dickens JF. Posterior shoulder instability. Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review. 2017 Sep 1;25(3):136-43. Gutkowska O, Martynkiewicz J, Urban M, Gosk J. Brachial plexus injury after shoulder dislocation: a literature review. Neurosurgical review. 2020 Apr;43:407-23. Longo UG, Ciuffreda M, Locher J, Casciaro C, Mannering N, Maffulli N, Denaro V. Posterior shoulder instability: a systematic review. British Medical Bulletin. 2020 Jul 9. Sadi J, Torchia E, Faber KJ, MacDermid J, Lalonde C, Watson L, Weber M, Wu N. Posterior shoulder instability classification, assessment, and management: an international Delphi study. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. 2020 Jul;50(7):373-80.   Chapters: 03:17 - Case study 06:57 - Assessment tests 13:17 - Rehab 15:32 - Other treatment options 16:10 - Recovery 17:43 - Scapular dyskinesis 21:59 - Barriers to recovery
Apr 20, 2023
24 min
152. When should patients permanently stop running? Physio Edge Track record: Running repairs podcast with Tom Goom
After injury or surgery, a lot of runners are told to stop running for different reasons. How can you answer patients that ask if they need to give up running for good? When should patients consider permanently stopping running? Find out in this podcast with Tom Goom (Running Physio). Improve running injury assessment & treatment now with the Running Repairs Online course with Tom Goom at clinicaledge.co/runningrepairs Tricky tendons - Your free video guide to tendinopathy treatment with Tom Goom. Discover a new, effective approach to treatment of tricky tendinopathy presentations, and lesser known tendinopathies with this free video series presented by Tom Goom (Running Physio) and hosted by Clinical Edge. Tom will reveal the secrets to successfully treat tendon pain, and get your patients back to running and sport quickly and easily, without stirring up their pain. Get your free access to this video series now. CLICK HERE for your access to three free videos with Tom Goom Improve your running injury assessment & treatment now with the Running Repairs Online course with Tom Goom Links associated with this episode: Discover the simple secrets to successfully treat tendon pain in this free three part video series with Tom Goom Improve your confidence and clinical reasoning with a free trial Clinical Edge membership Join Tom live on Facebook & ask your shoulder related questions every Friday Download and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes Download the podcast now using the best podcast app currently in existence - Overcast Listen to the podcast on Spotify Tom Goom on Twitter Tom Goom’s website David Pope - Twitter David Pope & why I started Clinical Edge Review the podcast on iTunes Infographics by Clinical Edge   Chapters:  03:25 - Stop running permanently 8:15 - Safe to continue running? 10:05 - Post ACL surgery 11:22 - Knee OA 13:27 - Running rehab plan  16:44 - Key takeaways
Mar 13, 2023
18 min
151. Does strength training reduce running injury risk? Physio Edge Track record: Running repairs podcast with Tom Goom
Will strength training help your patients reduce their risk of running injury and improve their running performance? Find out what the latest research reveals in this Physio Edge Track record: Running repairs podcast with Tom Goom (Running Physio), as you discover: The latest research on whether strength training reduces running injury risk. Which runners are more likely to develop a running injury, and which runners more successfully avoid running injury. How to get runners to “buy in” and perform a strength program, when they’re short on time and motivation. 3 key exercises your runners can do to improve their performance and reduce their running injury risk. Improve running injury assessment & treatment now with the Running Repairs Online course with Tom Goom at clinicaledge.co/runningrepairs Tricky tendons - Your free video guide to tendinopathy treatment with Tom Goom. Discover a new, effective approach to treatment of tricky tendinopathy presentations, and lesser known tendinopathies with this free video series presented by Tom Goom (Running Physio) and hosted by Clinical Edge. Tom will reveal the secrets to successfully treat tendon pain, and get your patients back to running and sport quickly and easily, without stirring up their pain. Get your free access to this video series now. CLICK HERE for your access to three free videos with Tom Goom Improve your running injury assessment & treatment now with the Running Repairs Online course with Tom Goom Links associated with this episode: Discover the simple secrets to successfully treat tendon pain in this free three part video series with Tom Goom Improve your confidence and clinical reasoning with a free trial Clinical Edge membership Join Tom live on Facebook & ask your shoulder related questions every Friday Download and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes Download the podcast now using the best podcast app currently in existence - Overcast Listen to the podcast on Spotify Tom Goom on Twitter Tom Goom’s website David Pope - Twitter David Pope & why I started Clinical Edge Review the podcast on iTunes Infographics by Clinical Edge Article associated with this episode: CLICK HERE to download the article associated with this podcast Desai P, Jungmalm J, Börjesson M, Karlsson J, Grau S. Effectiveness of an 18-week general strength and foam-rolling intervention on running-related injuries in recreational runners. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. 2023 Jan 11 Chapters: 02:22 - Research study 04:39 - Results 07:47 - Training program
Mar 2, 2023
12 min
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