Magnesium supplementation to counter Traumatic Brain Injury?

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?

What healthcare could learn from the CrossFit boom.

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.

Arsenal SEM 2016: Load, Injuries and Determination.

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.

Interested in Sports and Exercise Medicine? Three Things you must know!

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!

The Power of a Doctor on the TV.

I recently watched a BBC program called “Doctor in the House”, featuring Dr Rangan Chatterjee, a GP in Manchester. He’s a proponent of “Functional Medicine”, a holistic medical approach that … Continue reading The Power of a Doctor on the TV.

What Medicine can learn from Everest

At the RSM Sports and Exercise Medicine Section on the evening of the 28th September, the talk was all about Extreme Medicine. Dr Daniel Martin is the Director at the … Continue reading What Medicine can learn from Everest