76:Dr. Ebonie Rio &The Latest on Lower Extremity Tendinopathy

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Dr. Ebonie Rio &The Latest on Lower Extremity Tendinopathy Dr. Rio is a world renowned expert on tendinopathy. She is a physiotherapist and researcher at LaTrobe University in Australia. Today, Dr. Rio graciously takes time our of her busy schedule to discuss with us on the Ortho Eval Pal Podcast the following: The physiologic difference…

Episode 75- Patient expectations and progress over time.

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Episode 75- Patient expectations and progress over time.Even¬† Do you want to increase your patient compliance? How about decreasing patient frustration? Even better, what about decreasing your frustration? It is very difficult to predict how your patient will do after certain injuries and there are many factors that go into figuring out a prognosis. You…

Episode 73- Conservative Treatment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

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Episode 73- Conservative Treatment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Lumbar spinal stenosis can be quite difficult to treat but in this episode I will talk about some treatment tips and techniques to help you on your way. Today I will talk about the following: Hip flexor mobility/flexibility. Glute and abdominal strengthening. Cardio considerations. Thoracic mobility and…

Lateral Elbow Pain! It’s not always “Tennis Elbow”

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Lateral Elbow Pain! It’s not always “Tennis Elbow” You’ll hear me talk a lot about Lateral Epicondylitis in this episode. ¬†Also, let’s not forget that there are several other generators of lateral elbow pain. I will talk about identifying the following: Lateral epicondylitis vs. radial tunnel syndrome C6 NRC mimicking lateral epi. Unrecognized tears of…

Episode 72- Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Evaluation & Pointers

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Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Evaluation & Pointers Today folks I give you the anatomical picture of lumbar spinal stenosis usually common with lumbar hyperlordosis. I will cover the following: Causes of lumbar spinal stenosis Foraminal stenosis Contributing muscle tightness Weak abdominals Weak glutes Abdominal protrusion Facet overcompression Nerve root compression How to evaluate patients with lumbar…