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Monday 25th November 2013
After an eventful few months in Thailand, punctuated with several visits to other neighbouring countries around South East Asia, it is time to move on to the next challenge. To that end I have just arrived in Princeton, New Jersey, on the eastern side of the USA, about an...
Monday 4th November 2013
Following yesterday's English Premier League game between Everton & Tottenham, the concussion debate returned with a vengeance. With the game in its closing stages, Spurs' goalkeeper, Hugo Lloris collided with Everton striker Romelu Lukaku as they both went for the ball...
Wednesday 23rd October 2013
When I worked as a physiotherapist for the Football Association, I met a yoga-trained fitness instructor with some great ideas on developing range of movement & control through range by adapting movements specific to the sport. We chatted at a conference I had helped to...
Monday 14th October 2013
Whilst elbow deep in organising the inaugural Asian Sports Emergency Medicine Conference, I have been somewhat immersed in the field of sporting concussions & those publishing the research. It was, therefore, rather timely that I received an email from my Pittsburgh colleague...
Monday 7th October 2013
This week I was discussing the importance of goal setting with one of the physiotherapists that I mentor. Itís not really an area I feel was well taught at undergraduate, or even postgraduate level for that matter & as such I have developed my own approach. There are various...
Saturday 28th September 2013
Times are changing. The world of sports science, sports physiotherapy, sports medicine & sports performance is about to get a big shake upÖone that Iíve been predicting for a couple of years now. Since 2007, I have been travelling regularly to the USA to spend time with the...
Monday 23rd September 2013
You can get a lot of thinking & reflection done over 14 hours of flights (unless you are the pilot or a flight attendant that is!) & combined with an enforced 24 hour delay, which courtesy of British Airways flight delays I encountered on my return from the UK on Friday, you...
Saturday 14th September 2013
Today I was privileged enough to present at the London Sports Physiotherapy Meeting, hosted by DJO Global at the Royal College of Surgeons. The event was the brain child of orthopaedic consultant, Adil Ajuied & the logistics organised by various of the DJO staff lead by...
Friday 6th September 2013
Following on from last week's blog, it is perhaps not surprising that the NFL vs Retired Players case that was settled after mediation last Thursday, has brought the debate regarding post-concussive syndrome & chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) to the fore...
Tuesday 3rd September 2013
Whilst I was working for UK Athletics, or British Athletics as it become towards the end of my time consulting for them, I was very fortunate to work with some fantastic coaches. All from very different backgrounds, with very different perspectives on life, as well as work &...

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I am a dynamic, innovative & experienced Chartered Physiotherapist, having worked in elite sport since 1998. I have additional qualifications in exercise physiology, strength & conditioning & sports massage.

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