The Sports MAP Podcast
The Sports MAP Podcast
#13 Athletic Back Pain with Chris Perkins
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In this 13th Episode of The Sports MAP Podcast we chat with Chris Perkins about Athletic Lower Back Pain. Chris is s specialist sports Physiotherapist and has worked at the West Coast Eagles (AFL) for past 16 years. He has also worked extensively with world renowned back pain expert Peter O'Sullivan. In this episode we discuss:

  • Chris's professional Journey
  • The challenges of blending work in professional sport and running a private clinic
  • Managing an athletic lower back pain presentation
    • Subjective cues
    • Objective assessment
    • Common contributing factors and how to address these
    • Managing work load
  • Imaging & red flags
  • The use of non threatening language & communication
  • Gym based exercises and low back pain
  • And more

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The Sports MAP Podcast
The Sports MAP Podcast
#6 Calf Injuries with Shane Kelly (British Olympics)







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Shane Kelly is the Head Physiotherapist of the British Athletic Team

In this episode of the Sports Map Podcast, Shane is presented with a case study of an acute calf strain injury and talks us through his process of rehabilitation back to competition levels. Shane touches on the following area's:

  • Acute Calf Injury assessment
  • Imaging for calf injuries
  • Prognostic factors
  • Adjuncts for early rehabilitation
  • Early loading & building calf capacity
  • Foot intrinsic training
  • Key criteria in calf rehabilitation
  • Return to Run criteria
  • Early running prescription
  • Training periodization & speed progressions
  • Re training acceleration mechanics
  • Monitoring response to loads
  • Thoughts on ACWR
  • Multidisciplinary team involvement for RTS
  • Key influences
  • And more

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