The Flexing Physio Podcast

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May 30, 2022

#18 WHAT DA HECK DOES AN EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST DO??? ft Amy Clift and Dan Chang

10 Apr
2022

#18 WHAT DA HECK DOES AN EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST DO??? ft Amy Clift and Dan Chang

We meet our very own Amy "Crossfit/triathlon" Queen who is employed as a part time exercise physiologist and full time trash talker. We unveil common questions and mysteries that surround their job and how we as physiotherapists can best work and relate with them.

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April 6, 2022

#17 How to survive ED placement

3 Apr
2022

#17 How to survive ED placement

This episode is for those students whom are about to embark on their first ED (emergency department) placement. Macey (a current 4th yr student) gives us her personal gems on how she survived her ED placement. Def share this one for those who are about to do an ED prac.

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April 6, 2022

#16 Meet our new Physio on the block

27 Mar
2022

#16 Meet our new Physio on the block

We are going to meet our NEW 'not so new grad' physio, Bri Lock. We are going to find out about her clinical past and get to know her better. She shares insights on her previous jobs and tips on private practise.

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#15 Exercise Prescription

20 Mar
2022

#15 Exercise Prescription

I am joined by Sam Foran and we yarn about how we go about prescribing exercise to our various different patients. We also go into our own experience with injuries that we've had growing up. And we also figure out who the real alpha male is HAHA

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April 6, 2022

#14 Explaining Scans To Patients

13 Mar
2022

#14 Explaining Scans To Patients

Have you ever received an MRI report and feel expected to explain this to your patient.. But you have NO IDEA what to do??? In this episode, we touch on ways we have found to explain certain words such as 'degeneration' or 'arthritis' to a patient. We use the sponge and car analogy!!

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#13 The avengers of healthcare (how to communicate with GPs and specialist))

6 Mar
2022

#13 The avengers of healthcare (how to communicate with GPs and specialist))

As a new grad, have you wondered how to best communicate with other health professionals, such as GPs and specialists? In this episode, we touch on our favourite super heroes, how we work as a team in the private practise setting, how to communicate with GPs and surgeons and an example letter to a GP for a torn ACL!!

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April 6, 2022

#12 Attention Physio Students

27 Feb
2022

#12 Attention Physio Students

If you are a physio student, then this episode is for YOU!! We are joined by our current student (Amber) who is on her final year placement with us in our private practise. She gives useful and practical tips on how to survive physiotherapy @ uni.

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April 6, 2022

#11 The new grad experience in private practise

20 Feb
2022

#11 The new grad experience in private practise

In this episode, I interview Sam Foran, our newest, phreshest physio on the team here at Proactive. We will listen to his overall new grad experience at the private practise environment.

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#10 How to get to get hospital new grad job

15 Feb
2022

#10 How to get to get hospital new grad job

In this episode, I am joined by Danielle Hand, another fellow physio and we chat about her experiences with applying for a new grad hospital job here in Tamworth Base Hospital. She shared real life tips and tricks to get you started on the process. Hope you enjoy this episode.

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#9 International (Taiwanese) student's placement experience

9 Feb
2022

#9 International (Taiwanese) student's placement experience

We get to hear Daniel's experience as an international student from Taiwan and his perspective on Taiwan physios vs Australian physios. It was so interesting to hear the differences. We also chat about his current 4th year placement here at Proactive and his experiences here.

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#8 Advice from a 4th year physio student

6 Feb
2022

#8 Advice from a 4th year physio student

In this episode, Dan interviews 4th year physio student Amber and gains her perspective on how her current placement placement with us is going, any advice she'd give to other students who are about to do this Pro-active placement and her own interests in the career as a physiotherapist.

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April 6, 2022

#7 Tamworth year long experience

3 Feb
2022

#7 Tamworth year long experience

This episode we have special guests. Danielle Hand is another fellow physiotherapist who graduated with Dan Chang. She completed her new grad yr at the base hospital. She joins me today to chat about her experiences doing the Tamworth's Year Long experience in 2019. We hope you enjoy!

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April 6, 2022

#6 How to convince someone in pain to move

30 Jan
2022

#6 How to convince someone in pain to move

In this episode, we touch on tips and tricks we use to communicate with our patients who are in acute pain, that it's OK to move. Of course, this is given their injury is not something requiring a period of immobilisation such as fracture etc. We use a case example of an acute lateral ankle sprain. Enjoy!!

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April 6, 2022

#5 How to construct a bomb objective assessment

23 Jan
2022

#5 How to construct a bomb objective assessment

We are going to have a chat about our experiences with tackling an objective assessment. If you haven't listened to how we construct our subjective interview, make sure you listen to that one too!

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April 6, 2022

#4 How to construct a good subjective interview

20 Jan
2022

#4 How to construct a good subjective interview

In this episode, wazza and dan explore our experiences in how we construct a good subjective interview that flows nicely. Especially as a new grad where we don't know much, we chat about some of our clinical pearls and tips.

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April 6, 2022

#3 Our funniest experiences from our our new grad year

17 Jan
2022

#3 Our funniest experiences from our our new grad year

In this episode, we yarn about the funniest/craziest stories that happened to us in our new grad year/final year of study. Things get a bit sexual HAHA hope you enjoy!!

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April 6, 2022

#2 How to seem confident when you are absolutely terrified

7 Jan
2022

#2 How to seem confident when you are absolutely terrified

In this episode we touch on how to seem confident in your early days as a new grad physio and some practical tips :) We hope you enjoy and learn heaps.

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April 6, 2022

#1 Valuable lessons learnt on our new grad year

2 Jan
2022

#1 Valuable lessons learnt on our new grad year

Welcome to our first ever episode on our physio podcast!! In this episode, we are joined by Warren Ansell, Bri Short and Dan Chang, 3 Tamworth local physios as we spin yarns about our best memories from our first year of working, valuable lessons learnt in our new grad year, tips from our boss and tips for students going on placement.