Today I speak with Dr. Antony Lo, a physiotherapist from Australia. He runs The Physio Detective service and My PT Education. He has been involved in antenatal and postnatal education and management for his whole career.
Through participation and through his work as a Physiotherapist at all levels of sport, coaching and education, he has developed a model of treatment that utilizes the best from Sports Science, Musculoskeletal/Sports Physiotherapy, Pain Science, and Women’s Health research to provide a practical, realistic holistic model of care balancing the biopsychosocial model of healthcare with the best of historical assessment and management approaches. He is privileged to teach health and fitness professionals around the world in person and online in addition to his clinical work. Antony has a wife and 3 beautiful children in the best city in the world – Sydney, Australia!
Antony and I go DEEP! You do not want to miss this conversation!
We talk about:
-being someone’s “last” physical therapist
-beginnings as a physical therapist
-helping other postpartum professionals
-solutions for CrossFit issues
-people aren’t broken
-going against the grain
-the collaborative approach
-PT and the patriarchy
-the choice of surgery
-advocating for yourself
2:20 starting to work with postpartum athletes
10:00 solving issues for athletes
15:16 most common initial response from moms
21:45 doing unexpected things
30:01 using time with patients effectively
34:05 listening to get answers
45:02 changes in postpartum care and predictions for the future
66:10 reflecting on impact
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