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Ep.31: Finding The Right Therapist with Mike & Malcolm

by | Aug 9, 2019 | Podcast Episodes

The frustration of running injury is often doubled by seeing your hard earned dosh 💰 disappearing on therapy sessions. Finding a therapist who CAN help you is sadly not as easy as it sounds… and we all know treatment & advice can vary considerably depending on who you see.

In this episode, we see the return of Mike James (a.k.a. The Endurance Physio), this time joined by Malcolm Sloan, founder of Sports Injury Fix. Many therapists all over the UK use as both a directory for listing their services AND a software system for taking bookings in clinic. Runners (and indeed anyone) are able to use the website as a way of locating therapists local to their area with the desired set of skills for the particular issue they are having.

RUNNERS: This episode highlights what YOU can do to successfully find a therapist who will get you back on track a.s.a.p. with minimum expenditure, and without seeing the same issue return within weeks.

THERAPISTS: We discuss what YOU can do to help your services get discovered by runners and stand out from the non-evidence based crowd.

Depending on where you listen to the podcast, the following chapter markers have been made available to help you skip to specific content:

0:56:    Ep.30 with Jeff Gaudette of Runners Connect – new download record!
2:40:    Congratulations to physical therapist Brad Whitley (Seattle) on his Boston qualifier.
6:10:    Mike James: Sports Therapist AND Physiotherapist… why both?
09:42:  Malcolm Sloan: Variety of types of therapist on
14:10:  Mike James: What’s the difference between Physios, Sports Therapists, Chiros, Osteos, etc.?
23:15:  Malcolm Sloan: How can runners benefit from visiting
28:37:  Mike James: Do runners always need multiple sessions? Can therapists survive offering minimal sessions?
41:55:  Malcolm Sloan: How do therapists get onto
47:25:  Malcolm Sloan: How many services do therapists need to offer? ‘The Jam Study’
64.03:  Mike James speaking at ‘RCL International Running Conference’ Brighton (UK) Oct 30/31
68.10:  Mike James’ workshops – new dates
69.16: – patient notes facility.
74.13:  Next episode: Sunday Sep 1st – Nils Oudhuis, creator of ‘Trust Me I’m a Physiotherapist.’
75.22:  Thanks to our sponsors ‘The Brighton Beard Company’. Get 15% discount using our promo code RCL15.

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