Videos and Podcasts

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Tom Cross with Wild Physio : Cross Bracing Protocol for ACL Injuries

Wild Physio
Today I welcome back Dr. Tom Cross who has practised sports medicine since 1997 and featured on the Wild Physio Podcast last year with his father, Dr. Merv Cross. Today we discuss the revolutionary Cross Bracing Protocol for ACL injuries. This protocol was pioneered by Tom and his father Merv, and it has yielded a research study that was published last week in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. We discuss the Cross Bracing Protocol, how some ACL ruptures can heal using the Cross Bracing Protocol, the MRI classification system of ACL injuries that has been developed by Tom and his team, how to manage an acute ACL rupture, tips for patients undertaking the Cross Bracing Protocol and much more.
February 21, 2024

Tom Cross with Wild Physio : Cross Bracing Protocol for ACL Injuries 2.0

Wild Physio
Today I welcome back Dr. Tom Cross and Geoff Ford. We discuss the Cross Bracing Protocol (CBP), recent CBP research updates, how some ACL ruptures can heal using the CBP, the MRI classification system of ACL injuries that has been developed by Tom and his team, how to manage an acute ACL rupture, criticism of the CBP and Tom’s response to this criticism and much more
February 20, 2024

The Non Operative - Cross Bracing Protocol healed my ACL

Non Operative
In the latest Non Operative episode, we meet one of the first people to trial the Cross Bracing Protocol. Pep, who ruptured her ACL less than a year ago, is up and running again after achieving a successful heal through this ground-breaking technique. She compares the experience to surgery on her other leg and considers whether this method has genuine potential to revelutionise the way we treat ACL injuries.
February 7, 2024

ACL uncovered: navigating choices in injury management

Physiotherapy Research Foundation
Join Dr Jane Rooney FACP, Dr Chris Vertullo and Dr Stephanie Filbay APAM in a riveting discussion on ACL injury management in Australia!

The episode uncovers prevailing beliefs favouring surgery, despite evidence supporting non-operative approaches. Dr Rooney hosts as Dr Filbay introduces the cross-bracing protocol, revealing promising results in promoting ACL healing. The speakers stress the vital role of clinicians in providing unbiased information for informed decision-making. Dr Vertullo advocates for a holistic approach, considering prevention strategies and comprehensive data through an ACL registry. Don’t miss this insightful conversation urging a nuanced and informed approach to ACL injury management in Australia.

January 17, 2024
ACL uncovered: navigating choices in injury management

Episode 13: Cross Bracing Protocol | The Knee Gurus

The Knee Gurus
James is a Master’s Sports Physiotherapist, working at the Stadium Sports Clinic in Sydney since 2012. He has been involved in the Cross Bracing Protocol since patient No. 1 almost ten years ago. He has assisted in writing the protocol therapist guidelines and educates physiotherapists on managing patients through the bracing regime. He has been involved with over 200 patients who have successfully undertaken the Cross Bracing Protocol and seen them return to having a healed ACL.
December 6, 2023

ACL Injuries & New Cross Bracing Protocol - The BODY Movement Episode 34

BODY Movement
BODY Movement Episode 34: research showing that ACL tendons can fully mend on their own when meeting certain criteria. Dr. Alison Syno discusses her expertise and breaks it down on what this could mean for athletes & the gen pop.
August 1, 2023

Kreuzband-Wunder?! Die Studie zum Cross Bracing Protocol

In diesem Video stelle ich Dir eine erfolgsversprechende Studie vor, in der bei 90% der Probanden das Kreuzband wieder heilen konnte. Spannend, wie das die Zukunft der Reha nach Kreuzbandriss verändern könnte!
February 22, 2023

Clare Walsh On Her Olympic Experience The Cross ACL Bracing Protocol

Clare Walsh
Clare Walsh is a senior physiotherapist working at the Sydney Stadium Physiotherapy Clinic. Clare has had many experiences working as a sport physio, including the Winter Olympics, summer olympics and with the Sydney Swans AFL team. In part 1, Clare talks about her career, what the olympic experiences were like, career advice, new research and how she uses it clinically, her advice and experiences with the Cross ACL bracing protocol (she works in the same facility as him!), and many more gems.
February 21, 2023

Dr. Merv Cross: Early Life & Orthopaedic Developments

Wild Physio
Dr. Merv Cross was an Orthopaedic surgeon, pioneer, researcher, author and former first grade rugby league player. Merv is the founder of North Sydney Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine and The Stadium Clinic, Moore Park. I am also joined by Merv’s son Dr. Tom Cross who is a Sports Physician who has worked with the Sydney Swans, Melbourne Storm and Cirque du Soleil to name a few. We discuss Merv’s life, his pioneering work as an Orthopaedic surgeon & researcher, developments in Orthopaedics and much more.
April 12, 2022


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