Episodes
In this months episode, Adam and Greg chat with Dr Chris Barton from La Trobe University in Melbourne about a recent study looking at the effectiveness and feedback from patients and physios of the GLA:D exercise programme in Australia. To find more about GLA:D click here To become a NAF patreon click here To find out more about Rehab Guru click here
Published 06/23/21
In this extrasode Adam talks about a recent study looking at strengthening exercise and shoulder pain and some of the strange and frustrating comments made about it on social media To find out about Rehab Guru and get your exclusive NAF discount head to www.rehabguru.com/nafpodcast To become a NAF podcast patreon head to www.patreon.com/nafphysiopodcast
Published 06/04/21
In this months show, Greg and Adam talk with Dr Rod Whiteley about some recent debates about research publishing and the peer-review process. To follow Rod on Twitter click here To find more about our sponsors Rehab Guru click here  To become a NAF Podcast Patreon click here 
Published 05/26/21
In this extrasode Adam announces an exciting partnership with Rehab Guru that can benefit NAF regular listeners and their patients. To find out more about Rehab Guru and get your exclusive NAF discount head to www.rehabguru.com/nafpodcast To become a NAF podcast patreon head to www.patreon.com/nafphysiopodcast  
Published 05/13/21
In this months show Adam and Greg talk to Prof Bill Vicenzino, once Adam learns how to pronounce it correctly, about the role of exercise has on pain, along with other interventions such as orthotics and manual therapy. Find out more about Bills work click here Follow Bill on Twitter and Instagram And if you would like to become a NAF Physio Podcast Patreon please click this link here 
Published 04/25/21
In this months extrasode Adam takes a look at Long COVID what is it, who gets it, and what should we be advising and recommending to those with Long COVID symptoms do in terms of activity and exercise. To become a show Patreon to get early access to all episodes click here https://www.patreon.com/NAFphysiopodcast
Published 04/05/21
In this month’s show Adam and Greg are joined by Prof Tyson Beach from the University of Waterloo in Canada to discuss all things around efficiency and safety of lifting loads with spinal flexion after a recent publication here To follow Tyson on Twitter click here And if you wish to become a NAF Physio Podcast Patreon please click this link here https://www.patreon.com/NAFphysiopodcast
Published 03/25/21
This month's extrasode is a little different from usual in that it’s a recording of a debate I had with Prof Chad Cook on manual therapy within physiotherapy that was hosted by Jared Powell on his YouTube Channel. So grab the popcorn, get comfy and settle in for a long one! Follow Chad Cook on Twitter here Follow Jared Powell on Instagram here Watch the debate on YouTube here To become a show patreon click here https://www.patreon.com/NAFphysiopodcast
Published 03/10/21
In keeping with the recent International Day of Women in Science this month Adam and Greg highlight some of their favourite female clinicians and researchers and some of their work. Those mentioned and all their publications can be found below… Dr Anne Benjaminse https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Anne_Benjaminse Riika Holopainen https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Riikka_Holopainen3 Dr Rana Hinman https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Rana-Hinman Dr Rachel Chester...
Published 02/22/21
In this extrasode, Adam talks about a subject he loves to hate… that is massage, manipulations and all things manual therapy. Watch out! This one may offend and upset you... To become a show patreon click here https://www.patreon.com/NAFphysiopodcast
Published 02/05/21
In this episode Adam and Greg are joined by Andrew McCauley a physio and strength and conditioning coach to talk all things S&C, getting swole, and how you can't go wrong getting strong. Watch out as this show is extra spicy in places and guaranteed to add 40lbs to your deadlift after listening. To become a show patreon click here https://www.patreon.com/NAFphysiopodcast
Published 01/21/21
For 2021 I am doing something new with the NAF with some very short extra episodes or 'extrasodes' released each month, where I give some thoughts and opinions on various things. Don't panic Greg and myself will still be doing our usual monthly episodes as normal, these are just a little something extra for you. To start I take a look at how we can all move forward with social media debates and discussions. -Adam To become a show patreon click here https://www.patreon.com/NAFphysiopodcast
Published 01/04/21
The gang is all here (except Greg) for another festive dump of holiday cheer! Happy Holidays everyone!!!
Published 12/14/20
In this month’s episode, Adam and Greg are joined by special guest Dr Brad Neal to discuss all things around PFP, anterior knee pain, and the role of biomechanics. Does knee valgus, hip adduction and running style matter in knee pain? Come join us to find out. To become a show Patreon please click here https://www.patreon.com/NAFphysiopodcast To see Adam’s upcoming courses please click here https://www.thesports.physio/courses/ To see Greg’s upcoming courses please click here ...
Published 11/18/20
In this episode Adam and Greg discuss all things in and around natural history and regression to the mean in musculoskeletal conditions. What do these terms actually mean? What, who and when do they apply? And how to do we know if it is happening? Dive on in to find out all the answers as well as hear Greg’s strange Norwegian conference experience. To become a show patreon click here https://www.patreon.com/NAFphysiopodcast To check out Greg’s course click here...
Published 10/30/20
In this months episode Greg and Adam discuss all things electromyography within physiotherapy research and clinical practice. What are its pros/cons and its uses and pitfalls. To become a NAF patreon click here https://www.patreon.com/NAFphysiopodcast To check out Greg’s course click here http://www.greglehman.ca/course-schedule-2020 To check out Adams course click here https://www.thesports.physio/courses/
Published 09/25/20
In this episode Adam and Greg are joined by Dr Max Paquette from the University of Memphis to discuss his recent paper challenging and questioning the utility and validity of measuring and monitoring weekly running mileage as a way to judge performance or reduce injury. This one is a runners geek fest! Max’s paper can be found here: https://www.jospt.org/doi/abs/10.2519/jospt.2020.9533 To become a NAF podcast patreon click here: https://www.patreon.com/NAFphysiopodcast
Published 08/28/20
So for this month’s episode Adam and Greg discuss sham and placebo exercises in rehab. Now this topic is clearly raising lots of questions and doubts about our specific exercises and how and why those exercises help people with aches and pains. But does this mean that our specific exercises are useless and not necessary when sham and placebos work just as well, and does this also mean we can do whatever the hell we like with our exercise prescriptions? Warning: Watch out for a rather...
Published 07/17/20
In this episode Greg and Adam discuss lying, deceit, and dishonesty but not in the way you may first think. They discuss how our body can often lie to us, telling us it's stiff, weak, out of place, or damaged when it's not. They try to work out why and when it does this and how we can tell when we are being lied to or not by our own body. If you want any of the references mentioned or access to the video of this episode then become a NAF patron for just $10 a month by clicking here: ...
Published 06/17/20
In this month’s episode Adam and Greg talk about a topic that keeps coming up again and again, and that’s stretching. They discuss what is stretching, is it any good for improving flexibility and mobility, or reducing injury, or improving performance or anything else? Or is it just a waste of time and energy! Watch out as this one will stretch your views and beliefs and may cause some beliefs and opinions to be released. Also, if you want to now watch this show as well as get a full...
Published 05/28/20
In this episode Adam is joined by Dr Andrew ‘Drew’ Ball from the US who is a Specialist Orthopaedic Physical Therapist, a PhD in Healthcare Management, as well as the Vice President of the NxtGen Institute, to discuss what ortho, MSK, sports, and general outpatient therapists need to know about COVID19 and what they should and should not be doing and advising others. For more on the PACER program mentioned please follow this link ...
Published 04/11/20
***WARNING: Explicit content*** This episode on cervical manipulation was recorded a few weeks before the current coronavirus pandemic really took hold of the world, and so it seems irrelevant now, but Adam and Greg do mention some tips and ideas on how to still work as a therapist at a responsible and ethical clinician using online resources. However, if you want a few minutes escape from all the virus talk, there is 20 minutes of discussion on the risks and benefits of cervical...
Published 03/24/20
***WARNING: Explicit content*** In this episode Adam and Greg talk all things dosage. What is the minimal effective dose to get stronger, more flexible, have less pain, or create a change? Also, if you now want to become a NAF Patreon member to get a host of extra fancy features such as… Early access to the video cast of the show one week before the podcast is aired Full access to all the research papers mentioned in the show Submit questions to Adam and Greg to be answered on...
Published 01/14/20
In this episode Greg and Adam discuss an always controversial topic: Bending when lifting. Should we keep our backs straight when picking things up? Is is ok to allow the spine to flex when bending forward? In this episode they discuss a recent systematic review published in JOSPT (https://www.jospt.org/doi/abs/10.2519/jospt.2020.9218) that questions some commonly held, deeply entrenched beliefs about lifting with a bent spine. As usual be prepared for some strong views, opinions and of...
Published 12/09/19
In this episode Adam gets stood up by Greg but manages to find a last-minute guest to fill his shoes. In this podcast Adam talks with Amy Eicher who has a long and horrendous story about pain that affected her for just over 20 years. In the podcast Amy talks about her experiences as a patient and what effect these had on her as a person. She now uses her experiences not only in her job as a physio assistant but also as a patient advocate and speaker to all healthcare professionals. You can...
Published 10/25/19