The Perfect Sports Injury Rehabilitation – *doesn’t exist – (our) 8 key reflections!
As physiotherapists who have worked in elite sport for the best part of 20 years we always take time to reflect on even the most basic of rehabilitation journeys to consider what went well, what could have gone better and of course on occasion why things have gone so badly!
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 unfortunate enough to witness at first hand a number of complete “tendon” ruptures. The mechanism, reaction and description of the incident is something you don’t forget !
Imaging criteria when determining diagnosis and prognosis following muscle and tendon injuries
If like me you’re a big fan of Rugby Union – you’ll be enjoying the fact that the 2022 Six Nations started last weekend. For me – its one of the greatest sports tournaments going. Between 2014 and 2017 I was lucky enough to be England Men’s Senior Team Doctor. I have therefore seen first-hand the physical, physiological and psychological load that the players are subject to. Their resilience in backing up matches week on week is phenomenal.