Read on for my experiences trying to fix my ankle injury – warning, it goes deeper than you’d expect!
I’ve been struggling with ankle pain. This is my process to unwrap and understand it – anatomy, biomechanics and psychology.
As I sit here writing this, I am sore all over. Last night I joined my younger brother, a keen Judoka, at one of his routine training sessions. I … Continue reading Overcoming Injury
In late 2016, I had the pleasure of introducing an audience of doctors, medical students, physiotherapists and podiatrists to the The Barefoot Medicine Clinic. Two fantastic speakers were in session: … Continue reading The Barefoot Medicine Clinic
I am currently taking a course named ‘Extreme Physiology’ and so far, it is certainly everything it has claimed to be! One of our early practicals studied a phenomenon termed … Continue reading Splenic Adaptation Therapy (SPLAT)
Concussion is big news in the Sports Medicine world, and for good reason. This brain injury is commonly sustained during sport and is characterised by diffuse axonal damage. In the … Continue reading Magnesium supplementation to counter Traumatic Brain Injury?
Crossfit. It is both the darling and the devil of the fitness industry. It offers a simple exercise methodology of ‘constantly varied functional movements at high intensity’, yet its success … Continue reading What healthcare could learn from the CrossFit boom.
I am waiting to depart from Heathrow to Adelaide, Southern Australia. The purpose of my trip is to use my medical elective placement to gather experiences: of a hospital, a people, a … Continue reading Waiting in Heathrow
We have lots of GP practices in the UK. I don’t find them particularly inspiring places to visit as a medical student, let alone as a patient! All too often, … Continue reading Utopian Pipedream: Community Medicine
This article is my follow-on piece from Forget Frailty. In the world of Strength and Conditioning, Muscle Is King. The benefits are undisputed; lifting weights builds strength, improves our coordination and … Continue reading Building Better Bones with S&C!
On the 22nd March 2016, Xanni von Guionneau and I were fortunate enough to attend ‘Marginal Gains in Sports Medicine’, a conference held at the Emirates Stadium in London. The … Continue reading Arsenal SEM 2016: Load, Injuries and Determination.
In a rare moment of free time at the recent Isokinetic “Football Medicine Strategies” Conference, an audience of thirty prospective SEM clinicians gathered to attend an exclusive lunch break Q&A with … Continue reading Interested in Sports and Exercise Medicine? Three Things you must know!