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Earning The Right To Return To Play; Ankle Sprain Case Study

Here is a slightly different blog post… This a REAL WORLD clinical reasoning case study from one of the therapists working in my own clinic who I am helping mentor as he looks after a professional rugby league team.  This particular therapist is a sports therapist who recently stepped out of his comfort zone and…

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3 Things You Can Instantly Do When Your Patient’s Progress Is Not Going To Plan

What do you usually do when things are not going as planned with a patient? Get pi$$ed off with the patient for ‘not doing their exercises’? Say ‘it’s all in their heads?’ Look at what you’re doing and see if you can change anything? Well, truth be told, I’ve been guilty of all three of those responses…

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Importance Of Pain Science For Sports Physios

    This week at ProSport Physio, we had to go back to basics…   We had a couple of patients who were experiencing stagnant stages in their rehab plan and in both occasions, it came down to a issue in the first session.   The first case was a lady pretty much looking for…

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What David Haye Can Teach Sports Physios

The David Haye v Tony Bellew Fight Has Some Important Lessons For Sports Physios…   Going into last night’s David Haye v Tony Bellew boxing match, I’ll admit, I was shouting for Tony Bellow but my heart absolutely sank for David Haye in the 6th round when THAT injury happened… Yet, as the fight continued,…

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The Thoracic Spine As A Force Transmission

The Thoracic Spine As A Force Transmission The Thoracic Spine Does Not Always Need Mobility… So, a big teaching point on the mentorship this week was looking at the importance of the rib cage for thoracic stability. Now, the thoracic spine has gained a lot of popularity for needing mobility predominantly in articles such as…

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Sports Physio Objective Assessment

Sports Physio Objective Assessments Extracting meaningful information from the sports physio objective assessment… I remember it well in my University days… …the big emphasis on the objective evaluation was “diagnosis, diagnosis, diagnosis”. Whether that’s right or wrong, that’s one thing. But, the reality of the situation is, especially for sports physios or therapist working in…

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Breathing Techniques For Sports Physios

Breathing Techniques For Sports Physios This Week On The Mentorship We Have Been Discussing Breathing Techniques For Sports Physios…   One of the big talking points on the Pro Sports Academy Sports Physio Mentorship Course this week was the lack of conscious diaphragmatic coaching cues we use when helping people get back into the rest…

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The Toe Touch Test Versus The Sit And Reach In Pre-Season Screening

A question came to our Facebook page here recently from Joe Quinn asking why I used the standing toe touch test versus the sit and reach in pre-season screening. Although both tests share the same objective (can you touch your toes), the dynamics will change between the two tests. The main difference will be that…

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[6 of 6] Building Resilience For The New Age Sports & Private Practice Healthcare Professional

Welcome to the final instalment In Preparation For The Launch Of My New Free Mini Course ‘The New Age Sports & Private Practice Healthcare Professional ‘which is out early January, 2017… Part 6 of The 5 Pillars of the New age Sports and private practice healthcare professional series In this blog, you will discover how to make…

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[5 of 6] Return To Play For The New Age Sports & Private Practice Healthcare Professional

Welcome to part 5 of 6 In Preparation For The Launch Of My New Free Mini Course ‘The New Age Sports & Private Practice Healthcare Professional ‘which is out early January, 2017… Part 5 of 6 Pillars of the New age Sports and private practice healthcare professional series In this blog, you will discover how to…

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