Bone Stress Injuries

Dr James Noake is a consultant in sport, exercise and musculoskeletal medicine. In this conversation he talks about the diagnosis and management of bone stress injuries. We discuss: What a bone stress response is, and how it differs from an acute fracture The risk factors for developing bone stress injuries How we as clinicians can…

What’s going on with Long Covid?

A conversation with physiotherapist David Poulter and Pain Consultant Dr. Deepak Ravindran, consultant in Pain Medicine and lead for the Berkshire LongCovid Integrated Service (BLIS) in Reading, UK. We discuss: The kinds of symptoms and problems people are experiencing when they present to the Long Covid clinic The finding that the vast majority – about…

Nutrition and the Menopause

Dietitian Lisa Hancock gives practical advice on nutrition for women during and after the menopause. We discuss topics such as which foods may alleviate symptoms of menopause weight control and strategies to avoid gaining weight the importance of bone health and maintaining bone density Lisa is an experienced dietitian and executive wellness coach. You can…

Cause Health and EBM in the Clinic

Evie is joined by experienced physiotherapists Dave Poulter and Bill Taylor to discuss their views on Evidence Based Medicine and the Cause Health Project. Our understandings of EBM and Cause Health’s position We quote from Dr. Trisha Greenhalgh’s 2014 paper “Evidence-based medicine, a movement in crisis?” Types of “evidence” What we do when a patient…

The Pain Free Mindset

The Pain Free Mindset – Dr. Deepak Ravindran

Dr. Deepak Ravindran is a consultant in pain medicine and the author of “The Pain Free Mindset”. In this video we discuss his book which emphasises a whole-person approach to managing persisting pain.   Dr. Ravindran’s book is available at to buy from Amazon here. Dr. Ravindran sees patients privately via video consultation in addition…

Cortisone Injections

All about Cortisone Injections

James Noake is a sports and exercise medicine consultant and member of the clinicians team. In this interview he talks about cortisone injections What they are How they work Who they are suitable for How they are performed using ultrasound guidance How they can be used diagnostically The side effects and potential harms of steroid…

Clinical mentoring David Poulter

Online Clinical Mentoring

David Poulter is an experienced clinician and clinical educator. In this video he talks about his professional background, his own mentors, why he got “hooked” on the McKenzie approach and how his experiences have shaped his current approach to teaching. You can request online clinical mentoring sessions as an individual or in groups with Dave…

Philosophical biases

Exploring Evie’s philosophical biases

Dr. Rani Lill Anjum and Evie set out to explore Evie’s philosophical biases as a clinician, and end up going on many tangents. Rani is a philosopher and co-director of the Cause Health Project, whose recent open-access book “Rethinking Causality, Complexity and Evidence for the Unique Patient” has sparked much interest and discussion in the…

Long covid and food

Long Covid and Nutrition

Dietitian and wellness coach Lisa Hancock gives information and advice for people who are affected by Long Covid symptoms. It’s not often that we hear a dietitian recommending “ready meals” – but in the case of someone who is suffering with extreme fatigue, Lisa points out that this can be a pragmatic, practical solution. She…