I’ve been struggling with ankle pain. This is my process to unwrap and understand it – anatomy, biomechanics and psychology.
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.
Christopher Kelly of Nourish Balance Thrive was kind enough to invite me onto his fantastic podcast! I follow his podcast keenly to keep to date with all the latest information … Continue reading Podcast: Nourish Balance Thrive
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
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!
I’m a big believer in exercising throughout life. However, our elderly years are a time where we may need it most, but we struggle to get enough regular physical activity. … Continue reading Forget Frailty – Making a case for Strength Training in Retirement.
I’m too late to catch the ‘blog-about-stand-up-workstation’ boat. However, knowledge is power. Exercise is medicine. Karim Kahn includes ‘Public Education, including mass media’ as number 5 on his ‘Investments that … Continue reading Catch Them When They Are Least Expecting It!
I’m proud to say I have a piece published onto the BMJ Sports Medicine Blog! Attending this conference marks the second SEM meeting I’ve ever attended, aside from the smaller … Continue reading Epigenetics, Technology and Health.