Episode 039: Neuro-Sport & Rehab with Katie Mitchell

This time we speak with Katie Mitchell, a researcher, educator, physical therapist, athletic therapist & clinic owner with a special interest in concussions and rehabilitation as well as the role our neuromuscular connection plays into rehab - not just in the post concussion athlete, but para-athletes, musculoskeletal complaints & rehab as a whole! We discuss compensation strategies - briefly how & why they come about, as well as how Katie tackles that in rehabilitation by getting the patient to indirectly address the compensation strategies through task modification! We also touch on how we can use these strategies for something as simple as an ankle sprain, to post op & more! Tune in to find out more!  

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The Physiotutors podcast is your opportunity to hear from some of the best physio's, researchers, lecturers and medical professionals for all things physiotherapy related. Join us as we discuss topics from orthopedics to pain management, from spinal cord to respiratory all in the name of physiotherapy.