The Physical Performance Show: Chris Johnson & Nathan Carlson, Physical Therapists – Bone Stress Injury Management Part 2
In episode 185 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer shares a conversation with Chris Johnson & Nathan Carlson, Physical Therapists – Bone Stress Injury Management for Part 2 of this expert edition.
This Episode is an Expert Edition and is Part 2 of the discussion from last weeks episode 184 which features US based Physical Therapist Chris Johnson and on this weeks episode 185, the conversation continues with Chris Johnson plus also his colleague US Kentucky based Physical Therapist, Nathan Carlson.
By way of dual bio Chris Johnson is an avid endurance athlete and Ironman Triathlon competitor himself, a highly esteemed and respected Physical Therapist and Owner of zerenpt.com. Likewise Nathan Carlson is a highly respected and sought after Physical Therapist, Owner of runningmateKC.com, a Kentucky based practice focusing on endurance athletes of all ages and abilities from Olympic hopefuls to recreational runners. Combined Nathan and Chris have an extraordinary level of expertise in managing bone stress injuries in endurance athletes and on this episode the conversation is focused on rehabilitation and management of bone stress injuries for endurance athletes.
As mentioned last week, approximately 10% of all sports medicine presentations relate to bone stress injuries. It’s hard not to know someone in your training circle who has incurred one whether it is a tibial or a shin based stress reaction, a thigh based femoral or a foot based stress reaction or fracture. It’s an important topic for all endurance athletes and to all athletes in general. Tune in on this episode, an exploration of managing and rehabilitating the bone stress injury with particular emphasis on runners.
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Listen in as we delve into the following:
- Criteria for Immobilising hip stress injury
- Clichés in Endurance Sport
- Lack of correlation in internal bone loads
- Limits in higher load exercises
- When to start rehabilitation of a hip injury
- How to monitor and progress your run
- Customising communication on ground rules
- Best Advice from Nathan and Chris
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“Consult with a coach that will be honest with you.” – Best Advice from Nathan
“Get your kids involved in ball sports” – Best Advice from Chris
“Good Rehab should look like strength and conditioning programs.”
“Check for understanding of your situation.”
“Our bones are very dynamic.”
“You are going to make mistakes so you got to have an open communication lines.”
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To follow Chris Johnson:
1:33 Introduction to Chris Johnson and Nathan Carlson
4:20 Criteria for Immobilising hip stress injury
8:15 Criteria’s to be considered before doing press play
10:40 Clichés in Endurance Sport
16:40 Lack of correlation in internal bone loads
20:40 Limits in higher load exercises
26:50 When to start rehabilitation of a hip injury
35:26 How to monitor and progress your run
41:25 Customising communication on ground rules
49:01 Best Advice from Nathan and Chris