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Two Women Running Their Mouths

Two Women Running Their Mouths

By Ellie Somers

A podcast for women who run, by women who run.
80% dishing: 20% running
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Gait Training: The nuance, the nonsense and the freedom of moving in your own way

Two Women Running Their MouthsOct 28, 2021

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Gait Training: The nuance, the nonsense and the freedom of moving in your own way
Oct 28, 202128:39
Can we just not with the demonization of pain and injury? A rant on the medicalization of runners

Can we just not with the demonization of pain and injury? A rant on the medicalization of runners

In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers moan and groan about the demonization of common (and often treatable with physical therapy) medical pathology in runners. This demonization and fear-based approach often sending runners down a path of further invasive treatments and medicalization while simultaneously pulling them from their sport. 


We discuss some of the issues we see in people we work with, and offer up no solutions really, except to say that we think runners are amazing. Generally, this podcast is a long soap box for both of us and we hope you'll hop on the ride and give it a listen. 


If you want to understand why we get so frustrated with how runners are managed in healthcare, this is a decent listen. If you're looking for validation of your ridiculous healthcare experience, this is a decent listen. 


Thank you for taking the time to listen to us rant. If you're in need of some good run coaching or physical therapy, give us a shout:

Dr. Stephanie Mundt (Scottsdale, AZ) : info@volantept.com

Dr. Ellie Somers (Seattle, WA) : info@sisuwolf.com

Oct 28, 202126:12
Understanding Hip Pain: Some thoughts on personal experiences with hip pain
Oct 07, 202126:54
Season 4 Episode 3: Perimenopause, Menopause and Post-Menopause : What aging all about for aging women who run, with physical therapist and triathlete coach, Dr. Renee Hodges

Season 4 Episode 3: Perimenopause, Menopause and Post-Menopause : What aging all about for aging women who run, with physical therapist and triathlete coach, Dr. Renee Hodges

In this episode Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers speak with guest, Dr. Renee Hodges, Doctor of Physical Therapy, triathlon coach, and the owner of Foundation Physical Therapy and Endurance Coaching, about menopause and performance. 

In this episode they discuss the changes that are occurring through these phase of life for menstruating people and review the terminology involved, as well as speak to some of the symptoms that could be occurring to indicate the start of peri-menopause. 

They also review some of the changes to your hormones as you enter into these stages in life, some of the things that could help make the transition feel a bit easier and discuss considerations for training adaptations. If you have been wondering how to approach your training as you age and work into this beautiful transition as a menstruating person, this is a great listen. 


To connect with Dr. Renee, head to her website for your physical therapy or coaching needs: http://www.foundationpt.net/


As always, you can reach out to us via our contact information below:

Dr. Steph: info@volantept.com

Dr. Ellie: info@sisuwolf.com


Sep 15, 202149:31
Season 4 Episode 2: Trusting the Process as a Runner

Season 4 Episode 2: Trusting the Process as a Runner

In this episode Dr. Stephanie Mundt, PT, DPT and Dr. Ellie Somers, PT, DPT discuss how to learn how to trust the process as a runner and how to adapt to "failures." They leave it all on the line and open up about their own personal struggles with quantitative measurements as runners and the meaning we create around these numbers. 


If you are someone who has ever felt frustrated with your running, frustrated with your results or struggled with the DOWNS of the sport, this one is for you. 


If you are in need of a coach, we are accepting new runners! Reach out to one of us individual or apply to join our Sisu Squad Run Team.

Dr. Steph : info@volantept.com

Dr. Ellie : info@sisuwolf.com

Apply for our Sisu Squad : https://sisuwolf.com/services/run-coaching/


Aug 09, 202125:49
Season 4 Episode 1: FIRST GUEST!!! Dr. Danielle Kroot on Pregnancy and Post-Partum Running

Season 4 Episode 1: FIRST GUEST!!! Dr. Danielle Kroot on Pregnancy and Post-Partum Running

Oh hey! We're back with our very first guest of this podcast, Dr. Danielle Kroot. She comes to us today to chat about running during and after pregnancy. 


Dr.Danielle Kroot is a physical therapist, running and triathlon coach, and owner of Starting Line. Starting Line is a hybrid facility for endurance athletes offering physical therapy, performance coaching, and group indoor treadmill and strength classes. Danielle's passion for working with runners came from her own love for the sport and the challenges and injuries she faced herself as a new runner. Her treatment approach is rooted in educating and empowering her patients so they can tackle their goals with confidence. As a new Mama herself, she realized the gap in resources for women returning to run postpartum and wanted to be able to help new Mamas on their journey.  (feel free to add another sentence or take anything away if necessary


To connect with Dr. Kroot:

Website: www.startinglinemaine.com (Run Studio) , www.startinglinephysicaltherapy.com (Physical Therapy Services)

Instagram: @runfitdoc, @startingline207, @mamabearfitnessllc

email: danielle@startinglinemaine.com


Resources discussed in today's episode:

Guidelines for activity during pregnancy - https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/52/21/1339 

Is it safe to exercise during pregnancy? - https://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/2019/07/11/is-it-safe-to-exercise-during-pregnancy/

Guidelines for postpartum return to run - https://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/2019/05/20/ready-steadygo-ensuring-postnatal-women-are-run-ready/

Mom's Run Strong Program Information: https://www.mamabefit.com/moms-run-stronger

Jul 29, 202141:07
Season 1 Episode 2: Breaking down hip myths for women who run
Jul 29, 202130:57
Season 3 Episode 6: Shin Splints

Season 3 Episode 6: Shin Splints

Raise your hand if you've ever had shin splints as a runner? 


Shin splints are a fairly common running related injury and report of pain. There are a number of misconceptions about shin splints. In this episode we discuss some of the reasons shin splints might happen, how to manage them and when to seek assistance. 


Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers offer physical therapy and run coaching services. If you need help, reach out below:


Dr. Stephanie Mundt: info@volantept.com

Dr. Ellie Somers: info@sisuwolf.com

Jul 06, 202124:24
Season 3 Episode 5: Achilles Tendinopathy, a tale of frustration
Jun 22, 202141:52
Season 3 Episode 4: What to expect with stress fracture recovery?
Jun 05, 202130:29
Season 3 Episode 3: "Oh Knees"
Jun 01, 202125:16
Season 3 Episode 2: Hip Labral Tear

Season 3 Episode 2: Hip Labral Tear

In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers discuss the implications of a hip labral tear diagnosis. We take a deep dive into Dr. Stephanie Mundt's personal experiences and discuss considerations for runners who receive this diagnosis. 


Learn:

1. What is a labral tear of the hip?

2. What are some common signs of a hip labral tear?

3. What are treatment options for a labral tear of the hip?

4. Can you return to sport with a hip labral tear?


And if you have questions, please feel free to reach out to us:

Dr. Stephanie Mundt (Physical Therapist, Run Coach in Scottsdale, AZ): www.volantept.com

Dr. Ellie Somers (Physical Therapist, Run Coach in Seattle, WA): www.sisuwolf.com

May 20, 202131:48
Season 3 Episode 1: Running on Vacation

Season 3 Episode 1: Running on Vacation

Have you wondered if you need to be running while you're on vacation? 


Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers share their personal experiences and insights as runners, coaches and physical therapists on what to consider with running while on vacation. Is it right for you? SHOULD you be running? What kind of running needs to be included? 


If you need a physical therapist or run coach, reach out to us via email here:

Dr. Steph: info@volantept.com

Dr. Ellie: info@sisuwolf.com

May 13, 202124:60
Season 2 Episode 6: Social Media Dish Session

Season 2 Episode 6: Social Media Dish Session

In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers discuss the challenges they face on social media as physical therapist, women and coaches. This is a dish session where we gripe about some of the issues we see with social media.


This is our final episode of season 2 and we're so grateful to all our listeners! As we continue to navigate podcasting, we appreciate your support, listening ear and share. Please reach out if you have any questions you'd like us to address in the next season. 


Thank you for listening!

Mar 22, 202133:44
Season 2 Episode 5: Periods matter period.

Season 2 Episode 5: Periods matter period.

In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers discuss all things period matters. At the end of the day, periods matter period. Learn about why they matter, what you need to consider with regard to your period, and how this may or may not impact training as a runner or woman athlete. 


If you have Qs feel free to email us:

Dr. Steph: info@volantept.com

Dr. Ellie: info@sisuwolf.com

Mar 11, 202126:18
Season 2 Episode 4: Medical imaging through the physical therapist lens, when it helps, when it harms?

Season 2 Episode 4: Medical imaging through the physical therapist lens, when it helps, when it harms?

DISCLAIMER: This episode is an opinion piece and should not serve as medical advice. If you have questions about medical imaging, please speak to your healthcare physician to discuss the appropriateness of this imaging together. Anything heard in this episode should not be used as medical advice. 


In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers discuss the pros and cons of medical imaging. They dish on the usefulness of imaging and the lack thereof. As physical therapists, they discuss how imaging can be helpful and also harmful to folks working to recover from injury or painful conditions. 

Mar 07, 202130:44
Season 2 Episode 3: Strength Training for Women Runners (and athletes)

Season 2 Episode 3: Strength Training for Women Runners (and athletes)

In this episode, we discuss the many reasons why adding resistance training to your training is an invaluable consideration for women athletes of all levels, but most especially for our runner friends. 


Holler for help:

Dr. Ellie : info@sisuwolf.com : www.sisuwolf.com

Dr. Steph : info@volantept.com : www.volantept.com

Feb 18, 202129:52
Season 2 Episode 2: The ways coaches and clinicians can contribute to a person's body image

Season 2 Episode 2: The ways coaches and clinicians can contribute to a person's body image

In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers discuss the ways in which coaches and clinicians can contribute to issues of body image. We discuss practical adjustments to communication to foster healthy image of body and reduce language that may negatively impact a person's view of themselves. 


As always, if you have any questions, comments or concerns please reach out:

Steph : info@volantept.com | www.volantept.com

Ellie : info@sisuwolf.com | www.sisuwolf.com

Feb 11, 202132:46
Season 2 Episode 1: Body Image
Feb 03, 202126:18
Season 1 Episode 6: RED-S for Clinicians and Coaches

Season 1 Episode 6: RED-S for Clinicians and Coaches

In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers (physical therapists and run coaches) discuss RED-S (relative energy deficiency in sport) and offer insights for CLINICIANS, coaches and providers who work with runners and athletes. We talk about how to engage in. meaningful conversations with these athletes and what questions to work into your intake forms or regular question list.


If you or someone you know is in need of physical therapy services reach out to us:

info@volantept.com (Dr. Steph)

info@sisuwolf.com (Dr. Ellie)


Consider reading: 

https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/bjsports/52/11/687.full.pdf

https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/bjsports/49/7/421.full.pdf

Dec 22, 202036:54
Season 1 Episode 5: Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S)

Season 1 Episode 5: Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S)

In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers (physical therapists and run coaches) discuss RED-S (relative energy deficiency in sport). We talk about what it is, why it matters and what you can consider to take action with your health in the world of endurance sports. 


For further reading see below:

https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/52/11/687


If you are in need of physical therapy or run coaching services:

www.sisuseattle.com

www.volantept.com

Dec 13, 202030:15
Season 1 Episode 4: The joys and challenges of HR based training
Dec 06, 202030:15
Season 1: Episode 3 - Being female entrepreneurs in physical therapy and coaching

Season 1: Episode 3 - Being female entrepreneurs in physical therapy and coaching

In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers discuss the woes of being women entrepreneurs, some of their struggles and realizations and things that have helped them stay the course with their businesses. 

Nov 30, 202045:51
Season 1 Episode 2: Breaking down hip myths for women who run
Nov 20, 202030:58
World Premier: All about us and this podcast

World Premier: All about us and this podcast

In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Mundt and Dr. Ellie Somers, physical therapists and run coaches, will discuss and review what to expect for this podcast in future episodes. 

Nov 15, 202020:59