Thanks to the improvements in medical science we are used to seeing players come back from career threatening injuries. Manchester Unitedֳ Nemadja Vidic is just the latest in a long line of players to return to action following knee ligament damage.
At the time of writing precisely five minutes before Monday night football I quickly gather my thoughts and compose myself considering what can only be described as one Hell of a welcome back to the EPL.
A player is rolling around pretending he is injured. Annoyed a defender spits at him whilst he is on the floor. Two minutes later he tries to break the guys leg.
Iֶe always tried to keep active whilst keeping a busy lifestyle. I try to achieve this through regular trips to the gym and a weekly game of five-a-side football with friends. When I was 17, I broke my left ankle in two places whilst playing football, which left the joint weak and delicate.
As compiler of the English Premier League Injury Table on PhysioRoom.com, I often get asked questions about the rehab of Premier League football players, whether it be on the PhysioRoom.com site, via @physioroom on Twitter, PhysioRoom.com Facebook page or in my regular appearances on Talksport.