In the past 10 years research and new insights into tendon pathology has seen our understanding grow. Recently most therapists have had to stop themselves from saying the old term of “tendonitis” and learn the new term “tendinopathy”. But what else is important other than the new term.
Do you want to become an invaluable, and more importantly irreplaceable, member of your sporting teams organisation? As a sports physiotherapist, sports or athletic trainer, or even simply “team strapper” I would assume that your answer is a resounding yes. Read on to discover five ways to make yourself an invaluable member of your sporting team.
Evidence Based Practice Review: Eccentric Exercise Technique Offers Easy, Affordable Intervention for Chronic Lateral Epicondylitis.
Aims: To evaluate the impact of the addition to the “Tyler Twist” eccentric training exercise to “standard treatments” for patients with chronic lateral epicondylalgia.
HOW TO TELL AN ATHLETE THEIR SEASON IS OVER
Let me set the scene for you. You are the sports physiotherapist on the sidelines of your local sporting ground, it is a beautiful sunny day and you are enjoying the match in front of you. Then you watch on as one of your athletes attempts to step off their right foot when their knee gives way and they hit the ground….
Title: Functional Rehabilitation Interventions for Chronic Ankle Instability: A Systematic Review Authors: Kathryn A. Webster and Phillip A. Gribble Reference: Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, 2010, 19, 98-114 Study Type: Systematic Review Aims: The authors aim to answer 2 clinical questions with the results of their review. These are: (1) Does functional rehabilitation improve dynamic postural […]
INTRODUCTION As a sports physiotherapist I spend my weekends at sporting grounds assessing, diagnosing, treating, and probably most importantly preventing sports injuries. Similar to the majority of sports physios – I do this mostly out of love for the industry and sport (as sporting clubs are frequently strapped for cash). For my rugby league team […]
Thank you for visiting my website. As the tag line indicates I am currently constructing this website. As a busy physiotherapist, as I’m sure many of you are, this may take some time. However, none the less I am seeing an increase in the number of visitors to my current “bare bones” site. I would […]
Im now attemtping to practice video embedding – an ankle taping technique from Mulligan. Important as a sports physiotherapist. Great video to watch.