PT Inquest
PT Inquest
Erik Meira & JW Matheson
PT Inquest is an online journal club. Hosted by Erik Meira and JW Matheson, the show looks at an article every week and discusses how they apply to current physical therapy practice.
202 Bad Science w/ James Heathers
Support us on Patreon! On this episode we chat with James Heathers from the Everything Hertz podcast. We talk about his new job in the physical therapy world working for Cipher Skin and discuss some of the ways that the published literature has gone astray. PSYCHOLOGY. Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science. Open Science Collaboration. Science. 2015 Aug 28;349(6251):aac4716. doi: 10.1126/science.aac4716. High Replicability of Newly-Discovered Social-behavioral Findings is Achievable. Protzko, John, et al. PsyArXiv. 2020 Sep 10. doi: 10.31234/osf.io/n2a9x. The post that James wrote on leaving academia: I Quit. And I'm OK With That. The work that he mentioned from Henry Drysdale and other smart folks: COMPare: a prospective cohort study correcting and monitoring 58 misreported trials in real time The Everything Hertz episode where they talk to Chris Chambers about Registered Reports: Episode 56 Due to copyright laws, unless the article is open source we cannot legally post the PDF on the website for the world to download at will. That said, if you are having difficulty obtaining an article, contact us. Music for PT Inquest: "The Science of Selling Yourself Short" by Less Than Jake Used by Permission Other Music by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com: MidRoll Promo - Mining by Moonlight
Nov 3
1 hr 25 min
201 Eliminating Postoperative Opioids
Support us on Patreon! How do patients engage with pain medications? How much of this is influenced by their medical providers? How do we make sure that patients are in more control of their pain? Does this article really provide a good faith exploration of these issues? Can We Eliminate Opioid Medications for Postoperative Pain Control? A Prospective, Surgeon-Blinded, Randomized Controlled Trial in Knee Arthroscopic Surgery. Matthew J. Hartwell, Ryan S. Selley, Michael A. Terry, Vehniah K. Tjong. Am J Sports Med. 2020;48(11):2711-2717. doi: 10.1177/0363546520941861. Due to copyright laws, unless the article is open source we cannot legally post the PDF on the website for the world to download at will. That said, if you are having difficulty obtaining an article, contact us. Music for PT Inquest: "The Science of Selling Yourself Short" by Less Than Jake Used by Permission Other Music by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com: MidRoll Promo - Mining by Moonlight
Oct 6
1 hr 17 min
200 Added Benefits of Dry Needling...or Lack Thereof
Support us on Patreon! The literature around dry needling has some...issues...to say the least. But is it just dry needling? Or is this common around other PT interventions? How should we investigate some of these ideas? Should some of them be investigated at all? Join us along with study author Giovanni Ferreira to find out more! Dry Needling Combined With Guideline-Based Physical Therapy Provides No Added Benefit in the Management of Chronic Neck Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Fábio Franciscatto Stieven, Giovanni Esteves Ferreira, Matheus Wiebusch, Francisco Xavier de Araújo, Luis Henrique Telles da Rosa, Marcelo Faria Silva. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2020 Aug;50(8):447-454. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2020.9389. Epub 2020 Apr 9. Due to copyright laws, unless the article is open source we cannot legally post the PDF on the website for the world to download at will. That said, if you are having difficulty obtaining an article, contact us. Music for PT Inquest: "The Science of Selling Yourself Short" by Less Than Jake Used by Permission Other Music by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com: MidRoll Promo - Mining by Moonlight
Sep 1
1 hr 13 min
199 Change of Direction in Sport
Support us on Patreon! What does it take for an athlete to change direction? Does it matter how fast they are going? What about the angle of cut? What implications does this have for athletes who are returning to sport after injury? Listen in to our discussion on all things change of direction with special guest Richard Clarke! Richard Clarke can be found on Twitter: @RICH_AgilityLab Role of the Penultimate Foot Contact During Change of Direction: Implications on Performance and Risk of Injury. Dos'Santos T, Thomas C, Comfort P, Jones P. Strength Cond J. 2019 Feb;41(1):87-104 doi: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000395. Due to copyright laws, unless the article is open source we cannot legally post the PDF on the website for the world to download at will. That said, if you are having difficulty obtaining an article, contact us. Music for PT Inquest: "The Science of Selling Yourself Short" by Less Than Jake Used by Permission Other Music by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com: MidRoll Promo - Mining by Moonlight
Aug 4
1 hr 25 min
Extrasode: Muscle Interventions After ACLR
In this Extrasode, Erik reads his post Muscle Interventions After ACLR. It explores what the true goals may be for interventions around restoring the quad in these subjects. With special guest voice from @LauraOpstedal Intro music for PT Inquest Extrasode is Take a Chance by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com
Jul 28
15 min
198 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Physical Therapy
Support us on Patreon! Systemic racism is a topic that we have covered before on PT Inquest, but it has recently become the focus of worldwide attention. In this episode, we talked with Tim Vidale and Deidra Debnam from the American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy's (AASPT) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee to discuss some of the current conversations around race. We hope that this discussion can help give some insight and initial guidance for individuals and PT organizations to push positive and effective change regarding DEI. Tim Vidale can be found on Instagram: @drtimvidale Deidra Debnam can be found on Twitter: @DeidraDPT Previous episode from 2019 where we discussed Diversity in Orthopedics: Episode 164 Michael Cromartie's APTA post on code-switching: Code-Switching The Orthopaedic Workforce Is Not as Diverse as the Population It Serves: Where Are the Minorities and the Women?: AOA Critical Issues Symposium. Harrington MA, Rankin EA, Ladd AL, Mason BS. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019 Apr 17;101(8):e31. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.18.01010. Due to copyright laws, unless the article is open source we cannot legally post the PDF on the website for the world to download at will. That said, if you are having difficulty obtaining an article, contact us. Music for PT Inquest: "The Science of Selling Yourself Short" by Less Than Jake Used by Permission Other Music by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com: MidRoll Promo - Mining by Moonlight
Jul 1
1 hr 20 min
Extrasode: Brave New Profession
We are bringing back the "Extrasodes"! They were a thing we used to do in 2014... In this Extrasode, Erik reads his post Brave New Profession that he wrote right after the COVID-19 lockdowns. It lays out a reimagining of who we are and how we should be reimbursed as professionals. Intro music for PT Inquest Extrasode is Take a Chance by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com
Jun 19
12 min
197 Strength and Knee OA
In this episode we discuss the possible effects of exercise for knee osteoarthritis (OA). Are there non-specific effects but also specific effects? Can intensity of the workout change this? Which direction do the causation arrows point? Check our website: ptinquest.com Support us on Patreon: patreon.com/ptinquest Erik's courses and blog: thesciencept.com Enter "ptinquest" at checkout for 10% off Erik's courses The Role of Muscle Strengthening in Exercise Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Regression Analysis of Randomized Trials. Bartholdy C, Juhl C, Christensen R, Lund H, Zhang W, Henriksen M. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2017 Aug;47(1):9-21. doi: 10.1016/j.semarthrit.2017.03.007. Epub 2017 Mar 18. Due to copyright laws, unless the article is open source we cannot legally post the PDF on the website for the world to download at will. That said, if you are having difficulty obtaining an article, contact us. Music for PT Inquest: "The Science of Selling Yourself Short" by Less Than Jake Used by Permission Other Music by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech.com: MidRoll Promo - Mining by Moonlight
Jun 4
46 min
196 Therapeutic Alliance and Telehealth
In this episode we go back to reviewing articles. We discuss the differences in therapist perceptions and patient perceptions of care, specifically in regards to telehealth. Are we more dissatisfied than our patients? Therapeutic Alliance Between Physical Therapists and Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis Consulting Via Telephone: A Longitudinal Study. Lawford BJ, Bennell KL, Campbell PK, Kasza J, Hinman RS. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2020 May;72(5):652-660. doi: 10.1002/acr.23890. Due to copyright laws, unless the article is open source we cannot legally post the PDF on the website for the world to download at will. That said, if you are having difficulty obtaining an article, contact us. Music for PT Inquest: "The Science of Selling Yourself Short" by Less Than Jake Used by Permission
May 6
59 min
195 PT During COVID-19
Support us on Patreon! In this episode JW and Erik talk about what it means to be a PT practicing, or not practicing, during this COVID-19 pandemic. There is discussion about social responsibility, immunity, disease spread, and the luxury of quarantining yourself in a submarine at the bottom of Lake Michigan. This episode is NOT available for continuing education credit. Music for PT Inquest: "The Science of Selling Yourself Short" by Less Than Jake Used by Permission Give us money by buying stuff from Amazon using this link!
Mar 31
1 hr
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