PT Podcast Network

PT Inquest Episode 189: What Should A Patient Expect After Surgery?

Brought to you by CSMi One of the most important components of ethical healthcare is patient education. A fully informed patient makes everything easier later during the care. But that includes educated on the good and the bad. Sometimes “being hopeful” can actually be a disservice. “Doctor, What Happens After My Meniscectomy?”Smith JH, Houck DA,…

PT Inquest Episode 187: Self Efficacy for Home Exercise Program

Brought to you by CSMi What does it mean to have self-efficacy? How does that differ from one’s perceived locus of control? Are they situation dependent? Can we changed them or just measure them? How does this affect our patients. The Self-Efficacy for Home Exercise Programs Scale: Development and Psychometric Properties.Picha KJ, Lester M, Heebner…

Pain Science and Sensibility Episode 43: An Interview with Dr Henrik Vaegter

In the last episode (42) a systematic review was discussed regarding the value of pre-operative measures in predicting pain post-operatively. In this episode, Dr. Henrik Vaegter, an author of that review joins us to discuss that research as well as several other fascinating topics regarding exercise and pain. In this interview we discuss topics of…

PT Inquest Episode 185: Patient Perception of Shared Decision Making

Brought to you by CSMi Shared decision making is the greatest thing! Ethical, honest, engaging. But do patients give a crap? Would they rather the provider just tell them what to do? Can we find a happy ground? Semistructured interviews regarding patients’ perceptions of Choosing Wisely and shared decision-making: an Australian study.Allen J, King R,…

PT Inquest Episode 184: Do PTs Follow Evidence Based Guidelines?

Brought to you by CSMi There has been some great work done regarding guidelines for many different musculoskeletal diagnoses, but do physical therapists follow them? How do they do compare to other medical professionals? We can always be better, but what stops us? Is it stubbornness, lack of knowledge, or might market forces and patient/professional…