The Physio Matters Podcast

Putting big mouths and big ideas behind microphones.
The Physio Matters Podcast is a feature of Chews Health’s third core value ‘We Educate’.

Episodes will feature expert, honest advice, delivered directly to listeners at no cost.

The Physio Matters Podcast content hopes to be clinical gold delivered direct.
Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine information for those working in physiotherapy, sports therapy, sports rehabilitation, medicine and all divisions of the healthcare industry

Session 42 – ‘I Don’t Like Taking Pain Killers’ with Dave Baker and ACPOM-IT

We’re delighted to have teamed up with ACPOM-IT to bring you a few specialist podcasts in the coming months. ACPOM-IT are the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Orthopaedic Medicine and Injection Therapy (Yep. It’s a mouthful…)

This episode is a monster in more ways than just duration! Jack chats for the best part of two hours with Dave Baker, a leading UK Physio specialising in pharmacology and advanced practice. The conversation covers the mechanisms of action, indications for use and risks of all major drug groups such as paracetamol, NSAIDs, Pregabalin and more!

Jack confronts Dave with what he feels are the three common barriers that patients put forward: ‘I don’t want to mask the pain’, ‘Aren’t these addictive’ and ‘But the side effects’. Dave’s answers are bound to save you bags of time in clinic and help you to reassure patients like never before!

Head to Patreon for extra time where Jack and Dave delve into neuropathic meds and conspiracy theories!

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Thanks to those who have contributed or are considering contributing to The Physio Matters Podcast via Patreon. We are looking to fund the show and its projects through listener support so if you’re keen to keep us on the air then please have a watch of our advert and throw a few quid or way if you think we’re worth it! : PATREON PAGE!

It’s massively useful to know what we’re working with on a monthly basis and so Patrons supporting us in the aforementioned way get exclusive access to extra content and discussion. But, if you’d like to donate via PayPal without recurrence then we’re certainly very thankful! For every $15 or £10 that you donate, we’ll enter you into our quarterly prize draw to win a free weekend course from one of our podcast guests!


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