• Snow Sports Injury Expert Dr Mike Langran

    Dr Mike Langran is the UK ‘s leading authority on snow sports injury and prevention. He is Director of the Scottish Snow Sports Safety Study, an executive committee member of the British Association of Ski Patrollers and both Board member and UK National Secretary of the International Society for Skiing Safety (ISSS). Dr Langran is … Read more

    Rob Swire

    As the Chief Physiotherapist at Manchester United, Rob Swire is the man that the likes of Giggs, Beckham, Veron et al turn to when they have injury problems. Rob has been at United since the early nineties and during that time the team has dominated English football. Name: Rob Swire Born: 1965 Where did you train and … Read more

    Kevin Stone Biography – Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Kevin R. Stone, M.D. is an Orthopaedic Surgeon and Chairman of The Stone Foundation for Sports Medicine and Arthritis Research at The Stone Clinic in San Francisco, California. The Foundation conducts research in advanced surgical techniques for orthopaedic sports medicine. These efforts have led to improvements in cartilage replacement and regeneration, cruciate ligament repair and … Read more

    Susan Walker – specialist Bowen therapist (MBTPA)

    Susan Walker, who is very well known and respected in the local community, has been in private practice for more than 25 years. Prior to this she was instrumental in setting up the physiotherapy services at the Fylde Coast Hospital. Susan worked for Preston Health Authority for 5 years following graduation from the Glasgow School … Read more

    The female athlete triad

    The female athlete triad is a condition that occurs in females who participate in sports, particularly cheerleading, gymnastics, figure skating, dancing and distance running. The female athlete triad is defined as amenorrhea (absence of menstrual period), disordered eating, and osteoporosis (decreased bone density). Pressure to succeed, which can be exacerbated by coaches and pushy parents, … Read more

    Mike Banks

    We caught up with the man in the Physio Room at Chelsea FC. Mike Banks is one of the longest serving and most respected physios in football. He’s worked with the likes of Glenn Hoddle, Ruud Gullitt, Luca Vialli and now Claudio Ranier over the past few years, during Chelsea’s most successful period since their … Read more

    Contribution Factors To Spondylolysis

    Female gymnasts have an incidence of spondylolysis which is four times higher than in non-sporting females of a similar age. It is thought that sex hormones during puberty can have an adverse effect on bone health. Obviously, these changes can affect young female footballers as well. Alterations to bone quality can be further accentuated by … Read more

    Steve Hardwick

    Everton’s Chief Physiotherapist, Steve Hardwick, is the man who has helped both Paul Gascoigne and Duncan Ferguson regain their fitness for Premiership action. He can also take credit for resolving much of Everton’s injury crisis’ over recent times. A former physiotherapist with the Royal Navy and Royal Marines, he is used to clearing the decks! … Read more

    Marc Bernier Injury Expert

    Marc Bernier is a senior physical therapist and strength and conditioning specialist at Champion Sports Medicine and Rehab Center in Birmingham, Alabama. Marc has specialized in the development of functional rehabilitation, conditioning and performance enhancement programs for the soccer athlete, and has had articles published in several publications, including the U.S. Youth Soccer Magazine, Athletic … Read more