The incidence and burden of hamstring injuries in the sporting population continues to present a significant challenge to those working in both elite sport and sports injury clinics.
As we welcome the football season having started, and the rugby season just around the corner, the topic of concussion and its management is once again in the spotlight.
I have been extremely fortunate to have spent the majority of my working life as a Physiotherapist in what is widely regarded as the best football league in the world.
The role of the “run on” physio/medic/doctor in professional sport takes on numerous guises. Whilst the court/pitch/track side role is one which doubtless has unique aspects depending on the sport involved this blog will focus on the “run on” role in football (soccer) and its evolution over the years.