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Thursday, February 2, 2023

Ep. 125: Tommy Pittman-Injury Prevention Specialist/Industrial Athletic Trainer

Tommy is an industrial athletic trainer and injury prevention specialist. In this episode we discuss what exactly an injury prevention specialist is and how it compares to the industrial athletic trainer. There can be a lot of nuance in what you can and cannot do under each title and how each one allows you to practice within the full scope of your training. Tommy shares how OSHA plays into the management of each case and scenarios and where an athletic trainer can focus their skills when it comes helping the patients they care for.


Tommy provides some great insight in this episode if you have considered going into the industrial setting or applying for an injury prevention specialist role. There are many different aspects you need to learn and understand moving into this setting and this is a great episode to get a solid foundational understanding to move into this space. 



In this Episode:

+Injury prevention specialist vs. industrial AT

+OSHA Guidelines: Injury, pain and words to be wary of

+Work vs. Non-work injury

+Work place biomechanics

+Building rapport and trust

+Public health education


Connect 

LinkedIn: Tommy Pittman

Twitter: @32pittman

Instagram: @32pittman


www.athletictrainingchat.com


www.cliniallypressed.com


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Friday, January 20, 2023

Ep. 124: Dr. Daria Oller-Long COVID

COVID-19 has impacted everyone’s life in one way or another. You may have gotten sick, you may have not had symptoms, you may know people that had to fight for their life and others that unfortunately may have lost theirs in the pandemic. Different people responded differently to the infection and some are still dealing with issues associated with their COVID infection. This is Long COVID. There is a lot we still don’t know about the post-viral condition but there is also a lot of work being done to try and figure it out and help people with it recovery as their body allows.


In this episode we discuss with Dr. Daria Oller about what Long COVID really is and how the group Long COVID Physio has been going about trying to answer questions and provide recommendations to help people. We discuss return to play considerations and if there is a correct one and also where to start with someone. We also discuss other medical conditions that have come up and if we can ever know if they are tied to Long COVID or not. If you know someone who might be struggling with Long COVID, this is a great episode to get a framework on where to start. 



In this Episode:

+Definition of Long COVID

+COVID is showing as a vascular condition

+Focusing on the autonomic system in recovery

+Balancing other conditions w/ COVID infection and current medical conditions

+Testing to work through Long COVID

+Ableism and Long COVID

+”Just listen to the patient”


Connect 

@: daria.oller@yahoo.com 


www.athletictrainingchat.com


www.cliniallypressed.com


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Thursday, January 12, 2023

Ep. 123: Jen Xu-Nuance in Athletic Training

Jen Xu is a minimalist shoe enthusiast in addition to everything else she has going on. Jen is currently a PhD student at the University of Virginia, doing stand up comedy, taking care of a new puppy and writing on Medium. This discussion came up when Jen posted about the importance of the details and nuance that come with moving into minimalist shoes. This idea grew into the conversation we had about the importance of nuance in everything athletic training.

In this episode we talk about many different aspects of athletic training and how nuance plays a role. We discuss because of how vast the profession is and how many different things can be effective but when it comes to making a huge difference it is in the nuance of care that is essential. We cover a lot of ground and of course, we talk about minimalist shoes and how Jen, the enthusiast she is, has seen how much nuance is important in getting people interested in the potential transition. A lot to take away from this conversation, enjoy.




In this Episode:

+Defintion of nuance

+Always have a reason-work towards to the ‘right’ reason

+’Too dumb to fake’

+Movement Optimists

+E3 Rehab Podcast

+Nuance and minimalist footwear (Transition shoes: Alta)


Connect 

Twitter: @jenxu_atc (https://twitter.com/jenxu_atc)

Instagram: barefoot.at (https://www.instagram.com/barefoot.at/)

Medium: jen-xu.medium.com 


www.athletictrainingchat.com


www.cliniallypressed.com


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Thursday, December 22, 2022

Ep. 122: Laurence White-Pneumatic Compression: Mueller REVIVE

Laurence has been involved with pneumatic compression for over a decade. He has seen how some of it has evolved and how other aspects of it have not. He also has used it in his own career in rugby where recovery is essential. Laurence moved his career into consulting with compression as well as sales across the world and getting the right tools in the hands of the people that need it the most.


In this episode we discuss the basics of pneumatic compression and the science the goes into it. Did you know you can actually get way too much compression in a garment and actually cut off the lymphatic system? Did you know how low that number can be? We cover all of that and highlight Mueller’s latest technology in sports medicine with the REVIVE system. Laurence shares all the details and the importance of each of them when choosing what compression system is right for you. A great place to get more information.


Check it out and enjoy.



In this Episode:

+Recovery focus

+Backed by science, does that fit in, will the athletes buy in

+Not all compression is the same

>Pressure sweet spot 50-70mmHg. Greater than 80mmHg can cut off the lymphatic system

>Cycle time: sequent graded compression, ~1-1:15 per cycle to get more flushes

+REVIVE M4 and the control of the program

+Garments can be just as important as the unit

+Combining compression with soft tissue work and breathing


Connect 

@: laurence.white@muellersportsmed.com


www.athletictrainingchat.com


www.cliniallypressed.com


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Thursday, December 15, 2022

Ep. 121: Dr. Kim Barber Foss-”Everything can be a Good Research Question”

We have Dr. Kim Barber Foss on the podcast before but many things have changed for here since that time, including her credentials. As you see it is now Dr. Barber Foss. In our first conversation with her we discussed clinical research and how it is important to have clinic influenced research to help keep the scientific community moving forward. Since then Dr. Barber Foss made a huge switch from being in the secondary setting for the past 30 years to now working entirely in research.

In this episode we talk about everything that has happened over the last ~1.5 years and what she is up to now with Emory SPARC. We discuss some high level research that is occurring but also discuss the epidemiological work that she did for her dissertation but hopes to continue to do in the future moving forward. It was great to catch up with Dr. Barber Foss and this episode was loaded with tons of great information. Enjoy.


Check it out and enjoy.





In this Episode:

+Translational research

+Clinical research

+Epidemeological research

+Just start writing and reading

+NOCSAE

+”Everything can be a good research question”


Connect 

Twitter: @KBarberFoss (https://twitter.com/KBarberFoss

IG: KBarberFossAT (https://www.instagram.com/kbarberfoss/

FB: Kim Barber Foss

kim.barberfoss@emory.edu


www.athletictrainingchat.com


www.cliniallypressed.com


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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Ep. 120: Scott Stansbury-Career Transition & Pro Baseball

 Scott is now an athletic trainer in the Baltimore Orioles organization where you is the Minor League Medical Coordinator. Scott has done quite a bit in his career and seen athletics on many different levels.  He has been at a D1 level for baseball and the moved to DIII and because the head athletic trainer. There are plenty of transitions just within that change but to then take the next step, Scott is now working in professional baseball.


Scott and Austin discuss all the transitions that Scott has had in his career and the challenges and successes that he has had along the way. Scott also discuss what day to day life is being the medical coordinator for the minor league affiliates of the Orioles. He provides some great advice for anyone that is considering experience or a career in professional baseball. A lot to take away from this episode. Enjoy.


Check it out and enjoy.




In this Episode:

+D1 to D3 Setting-Transition

+College to professional sports

+Role of the minor league coordinator

+Balancing life working in professional baseball

+Advice for ATs looking to get into baseball


The Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society | PBATS


Connect 

Twitter: @ScottSATC (https://twitter.com/ScottSATC


www.athletictrainingchat.com


www.cliniallypressed.com


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Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Ep. 119: Caitlin Place-Inter-professional Collaboration

Caitlin is a secondary school athletic trainer and also a NREMT. She works in a location where there are several different hospital systems and a variety of places people can go to receive care. Due to this, collaboration with many different professionals is key to helping patients get back to what they are working towards. 


In this episode we discuss some of the inter-professional collaborations she has formed and how she went about making them happen. We specifically discuss how she has been able help change the care for heat emergencies with local EMS. Caitlin discusses what athletic trainers can do to help forge that connection and make sure that everyone can get on the same page to provide the highest level of care possible to the patients hey serve.


Check it out and enjoy.



 


In this Episode:

+Communication is key.

+Figuring out what works best for the patient.

+Checking ego & being willing to collaborate.

+AT & EMS.

+Take the steps and set the meeting


Connect 

Twitter: @CaitrATC (https://twitter.com/CaitrATC)


www.athletictrainingchat.com


www.cliniallypressed.com


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