Active Mom Postpartum

2023 Top 5: #1 DR. ALISON GRIMALDI: Hip & the Pelvic Floor

December 29, 2023
Active Mom Postpartum
2023 Top 5: #1 DR. ALISON GRIMALDI: Hip & the Pelvic Floor
Show Notes

Today I speak with Dr. Aliso Grimaldi, an expert in the management of hip, groin and lumbo-pelvic pain and dysfunction. She is also Principal Physiotherapist at Physiotec and an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the University of Queensland. Because of her interest in the assessment and optimisation of lumbo-pelvic and lower limb biomechanics, Alison has collaborated with the European Space Agency on research. Alison is passionate about understanding why we develop problems around the hip and pelvis, and what we can do to most effectively prevent and manage these problems. 

Alison firmly believes research should have practical application, and should be easily accessible to physiotherapists.

She established Physiotec in 2005 and continues working with patients with complex hip and lumbopelvic conditions, across a broad spectrum of sports, including elite triathlon, running, dance, cricket, athletics & swimming.

We talk about:

-establishing collaborative care

-relationship between pelvic floor & hip

-strengthening the pelvic floor

-stress incontinence

-using real time ultrasound

-“ban the clam”

Time Stamps

1:00 introduction

5:19 collaborative care

9:30 dead butt syndrome

11:42 certainties of relationship between hip and pelvic floor 

19:40 clinical use of real time ultrasound

23:09 biggest misses by physios

29:34 “ban the clam”

38:30 future research






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