Ted's Tips on MLA Blisters

May 25, 2016

If you've ever caused a MLA blister with your orthotic prescription, you've probably missed or overlooked one of three critical factors.

'Ted's Tips on MLA Blisters' reveals:

  • The physiological phenomenon that causes the blister in the first place
  • The biomechanical principle to work WITH (not fight against!)
  • The single action you can do IMMEDIATELY that makes your orthoses more comfortable (and your patients more compliant!)

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What you must know about treating HAV conservatively

May 02, 2016

This blog answers HAV questions from FMT graduate Aaron Wicks, podiatrist. I reckon you’ll find the information helpful too.

The video covers:

·       How to determine when the angle of displacement is too high to treat conservatively

·       How to dramatically improve your patient’s HAV pain level

·       How a specific joint capsule site MUST be released to help HAV (that’s not even in the foot!)

·       How three clinical signs of osteochondral lesions of the talus will help you determine when you need to refer for an MRI

 

BTW, for your convenience, I’ve put all three videos together and made it one video. That way you can get the complete lowdown in one hit.
Thanks again, Aaron, for your great questions.

Cheers,

Ted


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Ted's 2 min Tip on Sprained Ankles - Part 2

Mar 30, 2016

Ankles sprains are a common problem our patients suffer from and yet, there is a consequence, talar displacement, that is often overlooked. Neglecting this displacement can have a significant effect on your treatment results.

In this blog I reveal how much talar displacement is 'acceptable' and how much is 'too much'.

Check it out!

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Ted's 2 min Tip on Sprained Ankles - Alana Boyd

Mar 20, 2016

Alana Boyd, holder of the Australian National Record for Pole Vault, injured her ankle during her warm-up at the World Indoors Event in Portland, Oregon.


This 2 min tip video outlines:


> The essential diagnostic tests
> The primary treatment objective


You can take these tips and use them IMMEDIATELY for all of your ankle patients.

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Ted's 2 Min Tip on Stuck Cuboids

Mar 01, 2016

This video reveals the simple, effective clinical test that helps you determine if the cuboid is stuck or blocked.

Confirming this clinical presentation will help you craft your treatment plan for the most effective clinical outcomes for cuboid related MSK conditions.

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Ted's 2 min tip on Cuboid Surface Anatomy

Mar 01, 2016

Cuboid related problems (don't use the moniker 'Cuboid Syndrome!) can be the bane of many a practitioner!

A common problem that affects diagnostic and treatment efficacy is being accurate with your palpation and surface anatomy.

This 2 minute tip highlights the 2 key reference points to increase your anatomical accuracy of the cuboid by, well, heaps!!

(I should know! I failed my first anatomy exam on the cuboid in 1979... I've learnt a lot since then though!)

Check this quick vid here!

 

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Ted's 2 minute tip for 'Problem Patients'

Feb 22, 2016

This tip is how to prevent one of the most common patient management problems from surfacing in the first place.

It comes down to 'what' and 'how' you educate your patients before you start any MSK treatment.

All it takes are two sentences. Get the full explanation in this short video.

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Footwear Myths Busted!

Feb 16, 2016

This controversial interview with one of the world's leading authorities in sporting footwear, Dr Simon Bartold, tears down some cherished beliefs.

Be warned, the advice offered may cause tears before bedtime!

Simon candidly crushes (and exposes!) the marketing ploys used in the sporting footwear industry but, offers listeners sound, practical advice to implement immediately (phew!).

Check it out here:

 

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2 Min Tip on 'Fascial Release'

Dec 22, 2015

The term 'fascial release' is sometimes considered controversial or inaccurate.

This 2 min video explains what it is and how you can release it for better clinical outcomes.


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How to stabilise your senior patients (in 3 simple steps)

Dec 22, 2015

Meet Nancy and hear her frustrations she had with other practitioners, what she wanted to achieve and how she did it!

An orthopedic specialist fell well short of helping Nancy.

A humble podiatrist turned Nancy into a 'raving fan'!

Check out how you too, can accomplish this result for your patients:

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