Susceptibility to injury, recurring pain, joint pain and fatigue, clicking joints and a tendency to bruise easily, are just some of the features of joint hypermobility. I recently went to a Hypermobility Symposium acl repair, and wanted to share some of the information. The musculoskeletal expressions of Joint Hypermobility Syndrome... read more →
Commonwealth Games, Glasgow, 2014 My role was providing immediate care to athletes and para athletes on the field of play (track side) at Athletics. That involved First Response to injury. In preparation, we practised daily medical drills for safe responses to injured athletes, working with a team of highly qualified... read more →
Adam Scott, golf world number one. There are some many photos I could have chosen for this blog, but this one was irresistible! He was at our closing ceremony this week. A real honour. We didn't get the result we wanted but it was a fabulous group of young British... read more →
I recently was able to sit down and talk with a womens health keynote speaker, who provided me with loads of valuable information I will be relaying to you in the coming articles. Here we discuss the first topic of our conversation, and that is how women age, and the... read more →
The best of British Universities golfers will be at this event in Crans Montana, Switzerland from 23-28 June, 2014 and I will be travelling as team physiotherapist. We had a great performance 2 years ago with the team above.
Rehabilitation is not a trendy word, but it stands the test of time. When it comes to sport injury treatment things are well understood: if you want good function from your body, you have to re-train it through physical therapy. That means commitment, and sticking to the aforementioned physical therapy. In the... read more →
Children with flat feet and in-toeing gait, may need assessment by a physiotherapist who can make recommendations regarding management. Heat moulding medical orthotics are an alternative for custom made orthotics, and can be fitted by a physiotherapist. Children always need to be assessed for suitability. For some children, the combination... read more →
Commonwealth games 2014 I was thrilled to accept the offer of a role on the medical team for athletics at Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014. I will be based on the field of play at the Hampden athletics stadium (thats track side). yippee.
Its a constant tug-of-war, trying to fit more into our already busy lives. Current UK adult physical activity guideline is 150 minutes of moderate intensity exercise per week, according to the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines. This level of sports participation could improve health and well being and... read more →