71st Podcast

Podcast Guest “It's a long road” is the physiotherapist for elite Marathoners Yannis Dimitroulias. Giannis is a clinical Physiotherapist, Wintecare Specialist, Manual Therapist, specialized in manual therapy. He is a graduate of the Higher TEI of Physiotherapy of Agios and specializes in musculoskeletal problems and sports injuries, having successfully dealt with extremely difficult cases of all kinds of sports injuries.

It is an external partner of football clubs, academies, runners and clubs in various areas of Athens. Since 2018, he has been operating a clinic where he combines the world's leading rehabilitation techniques, with the leading rehabilitation machines used with clinical reasoning, personalized to each patient who is at the center of treatment.


With Giannis we will have an interesting discussion, since we will refer to Manual Therapy, rehabilitation after a race, some injuries of runners and their treatment, but also the improvement that a runner can have through physiotherapy.

Podcast Interview Highlights “It's a long road” with the elite marathon runner physiotherapist Yannis Dimitroulias.

02:38 Yiannis, because I know that your experience is extensive and you have many shows and indeed of a high level both in Greece and abroad, can you tell us a few things about yourself and your occupation?

04:50 I would like to start a little differently than I usually do and ask you about something I saw through Social Media and it concerns you and your work and it personally impressed me. I saw you in Kenya to lead elite training Marathon runners and then cap to London at the finish line to wait for some of your athletes as you wrote. Tell us a little bit about that experience and what exactly did you do?

07:00 Really tell us a little about the experience of living next to all of them elite athletes in Kenya? What is a typical day like for them? What do they eat on a daily basis? How often do they train and if you were to describe the bodies of these elite athletes what would they look like?

09:40 Of course, here I should add that you have also participated professionally in one of the biggest athletics events, the Diamond League.

11:00 You are in a space the Physio Analysis. What do you do differently there?

11:50 Is Manual Therapy the modern answer to myosceletical problems; What is basically how it is done and what is it for?

13:50 Let's say a runner comes to clinic your, no particular problems, he just wants to see where he is and what he can improve as a runner. Is this possible and how is it done?

14:40 What is the therapeutic exercise and how is it performed in Physio Analysis?

16:15 It's treatment of diseases the same for everyone?

17:08 What is Wintecare that you specialize in?

19:40 Kinesio tape, what exactly is it and what does it help with?

22:48 What is osteopathy and where is it located in Greece?

26:07 Before an important match, o physiotherapist can this give the athlete that little something extra so they can perform at their best? Is our performance optimized through Physio Analysis?

27:30 It is necessary to restoration through the physiotherapy after an intense fight?

28:35 When a pain becomes worrying and leads us to the doctor or the physiotherapist us;

30:48 Can you now give us some advice or Tips that a runner should do to stay away from injuries?

32:40 But how do we avoid it recurrence of injuries;

34:10 Achilles tendon rupture. How painful is this injury, how long is a runner out and how long does it take to return to running?

36:37 John what is the chondropathy of the patella; How can we avoid it and if it happens to us how can we treat it?

38:00 H meniscal tear is one of the most common knee injuries. It falls under the category of sports injuries, but it can also happen to amateur athletes during an activity. Can physical therapy help with a torn meniscus?

39:50 Why do we need orthotic insoles and insoles? Are orthotic insoles for everyone?

41:09 A term we've been hearing a lot in recent years is trigger points. What exactly are these?

42:30 In closing, I would like to ask you where and how can someone find you and in general what services do you offer?

Yannis Dimitroulias

Physio Analysis
Facebook Profile: https://www.facebook.com/PhysioAnalysis.PhysicalTherapyRehabCenter
Physiological Analysis:

64 Aiakou & Protesilaou
13122 million
Tel.: 210 26 15 266
Email: info@physioanalysis.gr


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