The ‘Go-To’ Physio Podcast

The ‘Go-To’ Physio Podcast Is Your Roadmap Through The World Of Physiotherapy!

Hosted by England Rugby Union and Rugby League consultant physio and ProSport Physio clinical practice director Dave O’Sullivan, the ‘Go-To’ physio podcast is your roadmap through the world of physiotherapy.

In each episode, Dave confronts the real-life issues therapists face and delivers the gold-standard lessons learnt throughout his 13 year career in professional sports therapy and private practice physiotherapy.

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Objective Assessment

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Episode 2

Understanding The Patient’s Story And Making Sense of The Objective Assessment

I break down how to make sense of the objective assessment and being able to link it to the patient’s story…

Episode 3

The Glutes Are Only As Good As The Hamstrings And Gastroc Allows It To Be

I make a confession – I used to prescribe glute exercises for everything! As I began to gain more experience, I had to deal with…

Episode 4

The Single Leg Bridge Clinical Test For Hamstring Load Tolerance

I share with you a test that I use all the time in the clinic to assess hamstring load tolerance. If you’ve listened to episode 3, you’ll know…

Episode 8

The Importance Of Diaphragm & Ribcage Mobility For Low Back, Groin And Hip Patients

Over the last few years I’ve spent a lot of time researching and understanding the importance…

Episode 10

Feeling Rushed In Sessions & The Power Of A Step By Step System

Do you feel rushed in your treatment sessions? Do you feel like you need another 10 minutes to just ‘do one more thing’, eventually…

Episode 12

The Importance Of The Penultimate Step In Deceleration

I dedicate a whole module on my mentorship to deceleration. I feel it really is that important. But there are a few things that are extremely important…

Episode 21

Therapy Expo Highlights And Key Takeaways

We had a great 2 days at Therapy Expo in November 2019! This was a great event bringing a number of different professions together…

Episode 27

Module Three, Key Aspects Of Treating The Upper Limb

This week we discuss the Upper Limb, from assessment to treatment to rehab! We have a special focus on the importance of…

Episode 28

Module Four, The Lumbar Spine Assessment, Treatment & Rehab

Getting Limber with the Lumbar this week. Many therapists find the lumbar spine a tricky area to assess, diagnose and treat…

Episode 29

The Importance Of Serratus Posterior And The Occipitals To Cervical Spine Health

Episode 29 is all about ‘The Importance Of Serratus Posterior And The Occipitals To Cervical Spine Health’…

Episode 34

Improving The Physio Profession, Diaphragms, Hamstrings, Balloons

I discuss my recent experience on twitter, how to REALLY improve the physio profession, diaphragms, hamstrings, and balloons…

Members Spotlight

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Episode 16

How I Increased My Patient Numbers x5

Leon shares his journey through the mentorship and how he grew his practice from 5-6 patients per week, to up to 30 patients a week at busy periods…

Episode 17

How I Got Better Results Spending Less Time With Patients

When Alan first joined by mentorship he was spending up to 90 minutes with some of the trickier clients. He has managed to…

Episode 18

How John Achieved Great Success Transitioning From The NHS To Private Practice

When John left the NHS and set up on his own in private practice it was a massive challenge initially, and he ran into some problems…

Episode 19

David’s Journey To Getting Busier Than Ever In The Past 12 Months

David shares his mentorship journey. David joined us on the mentorship last year and has gone from strength to strength. Listen to his story to find out more!

Episode 20

Interview With Alex Webb

Alex shares his story of how finishing the mentorship Live in April gave him confidence to set up his own practice…

Episode 22

Interview With Katie Evans

Katie shares her Mentorship journey as a sports therapist who has massively grown in her confidence and grown her own private practice…

Episode 24

Interview With Mario Ciccone

Mario, an Osteopath who has finished my mentorship and has had a huge year in terms of his growth in his practice and his business…

Rehab Planning

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Episode 6

How To Design A Treatment Plan After The Initial Assessment

Designing treatment plans should be our bread and butter, but in my experience of mentoring 100s of other therapists…

Episode 7

Terminal Knee Extension Exercises – Are These A Good Idea?

We talk all about terminal knee extension exercises. These are commonplace in many rehab programs, especially…

Episode 15

The 6 Principles Of Deliberate Practice For Every Rehab Exercise

I share the 6 principles I ensure all of my rehab exercises adhere to. Sticking to these 6 principles has helped me…

Episode 26

Understanding The Lower Limb, Module Two Key Points

The key aspects of Lower Limb Assessment, Treatment & Rehab! Module Two of The ‘Go-To’ Therapist Mentorship…

Effective Explanation

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Episode 5

The One Formula You Need To Know To Improve Patient Buy-In, Adherence And Reduce Drop-Offs And Cancellations

I share with you a formula that really resonates with my treatment approach…

Episode 9

Effective Explanation For Complete Patient Adherence & Buy In

I share the number one thing I’ve implemented in my clinic and in professional sport over the past two years. Nailing this one thing has made a massive difference…

Episode 25

How To Effectively Explain Your Findings To Your Patient

This week covers one of the most important things you can do as a therapist to increase your patient’s trust, adherence and belief in your treatment plan…

Episode 33

Defining The Characteristics Of Patients Who When You See Their Name In Your Diary Your Heart Sinks

Just like our clinic, our staff training has moved online. This week’s episode focusses on a crucial issue…

Business

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Episode 1

My Business Growth Plan

I will be revealing my EXACT 7 step business growth plan of how I MAXIMISED my clinical skills to build a profitable private practice…

Episode 30

The One Thing I Wish I Knew Starting My Private Practice 12 Years Ago

This episode is all about the one thing I wish I knew when starting my private practice 12 years ago…

Episode 31

How To Implement Online Consults Within Your Business Immediately

This episode is all about how YOU can keep YOUR INCOME coming in while providing your patients with the excellent service they need…

Episode 32

How I Am Using My Marketing And Sales Skills To Save My Clinic During The Next 30 Days

In this rare and one-off episode, I share with you how I am using my marketing and sales skills…

Episode 23

Holiday Special

I reflect on the great year that we’ve had in 2019 and the big takeaways and lessons learned ahead of 2020…

Higher Level Rehab

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Episode 13

Nordics With Foot Pressures

This episode is all about nordic curls. There’s a few tweaks to this exercise that I feel are essential to get the most out of them clinically…

Progressing/Regressing Graded Exposure Rehab

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Episode 14

The Importance Of The Fingertips To Rotator Cuff Exercises

I don’t tend to use a lot of open chain exercises in my upper limb rehab these days, but I think that even if you use them to good effect…

Strength & Conditioning

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Episode 11

The One Thing I Want All My Athletes To Do When Deadlifting

We digest the importance of using midfoot pressure when deadlifting, as well as discussing the pros and cons of different techniques…

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