In this episode Ben is joined by John Kiely
Ben & john get into the weeds around complex systems, stress and whats important with regards to coaching!
Join Lianne and Ben as they discuss exercise and some of the mechanisms involved along with some other questions including:
Is exercise more than just physical?
Are treatment targets mainly physical?
What should be measured in exercise research?
Where to go next?
Check out Lianne's paper here Exercise Interventions for Persistent Non-Specific Low Back Pain - Does Matching Outcomes to Treatment Targets Make a Difference? https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32580060/
This time out Steph Allen joins Ben to talk about her project ACL resolve and what she sees as important in ACL rehab
The slogan for this episode was little ligament, big implications!
Steph & Ben covered:
The need for a 'coaching' approach in ACL rehab
What can be missing in rehab for ACLs
The difference between psychological and physical readiness to return to play
The similarities between ACL rehab and chronic pain
Understanding the role of society in the gender disparity in ACL injuries
Join Peter & Ben as they discuss enactivism and its relation to MSK rehab.
Enactivism has become a bit of a buzz word recently with the application of its concepts to pain. But how well is it really understood?
Find out how Peter would explain enactivism to a drunk Ben at a party?
Hear more about the origins of enactivism & the key concepts
How does enactivism relate to the pain experience?
Join Adam & Ben as they discuss Adam's infamous slogan "you can't go wrong getting strong"
What the hell does Adam mean?
What are some misinterpretations of the slogan?
What about for painful problems?
Has Adam's meaning changed?
Can you go wrong getting strong?
This episode Ben takes four questions from listeners
"do biomechanics matter?"
"Whats a personal philosophy?"
"How do you use evidence in your practice?"
"How much PNE do need?"
Ben is joined by Dr Rachel Chester and they talk about
What is self efficacy and what is it not
Defining the type of self efficacy
What is psychological therapy, is it normal for pain to affect or mental state?
Rachel's research into self efficacy and prognostic factors
Rachel will be back for a discussion around some of the core pillars of self efficacy and how that could be used for an intervention
In episode 10, Ben is joined by Tania Gardner & they discuss the importance of patient led goal setting.
Tania has published widely in this area & highlights the need for clinicians you start aligning what they measure with what people really want!
Episode 9 sees researcher Connor Gleadhill & Ben talking about the divide between research and clinical practice & how this can be improved.
Just like in the clinic i comes back to good dialogue and shared aims to improve the questions being asked and the implementation of the final product
Join Greig & Ben as they discuss a wide range of topics starting with Greig approach to diagnosis from his perspective as a GP & sports medicine doctor.
How does this differ from an MSK therapist perspective?
How does Greig integrate the BPS model into his work as a doctor?
Always great to view these things through the eyes of a different profession
Join Jo and ben as they chat about the much discussed BioPsychoSocial (BPS) model.
Some points that are pondered!
Has the BPS model been misinterpreted?
Is it better described as a self reflection tool?
Is it really a philosophy of care rather than a treatment model?
How does Jo use it in clinical practice?
Can we actually measure the effectiveness in research of the BPS?
Great chat with Steve Kamper talking research evidence and statsWe talked about;Teaching statistical concepts to clinicians & there importance How much is research for researchers?Researchers collaborating with clinicians to answer important questionsHypothesis testing vs size of difference Confidence intervals
Here pain researcher Melissa Farmer joins Ben Cormack to discuss amongst other things
Central sensitisation and the confusion around it and central sensitisation syndrome
Pain and emotion
CBT and mindfulness and pain
In this episode Ben & Rog get into evidence based medicine.
They talk about the application of population data to the person in front of you in clinic.
How we should understand more about the fundamentals of science and statistics
What we should focus on in the future of evidence based medicine
In this 3rd episode Ben chats with Joletta Belton & Keith Meldrum who are both patient advocates and active within the IASP to promote a better understanding of the issues that patients face within healthcare.
They both share their stories and things that they struggled with and that also helped them.
This is a must listen!
In episode 2 Ben & Austin get deep into lower back pain.
Austin Baraki is an MD in America and also part of the Barbell medicine team.
The discussions looks at public perceptions of pain and lower back pain in particular.
They also talk about exercise and exercise coaching
Welcome to the first episode of the Cor-Kinetic podcast!
Ben and Bronnie chat about (amongst other things)
Bronnies approach to 'living well with pain'
AND rather than OR when it comes to pain versus function goals
Making things value based