Managing hamstring tears – a physiotherapist’s personal story as a patient

Originally posted on Running Physio a handy information resource (for both runners and physios) created by @tomgoom Hamstring tears are incredibly common, so common in fact that occasionally us physios get them! Richard Norris knows hamstring injuries inside out, partly because he’s a clinical specialist in lower limb injuries and partly because he recently pulled his hammy! […]

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BASEM Congress 2013 – St George’s Park, 31st October & 1st November

BASEM 2013 is a ‘not-to-miss’ event for clinicians interested in sport and exercise medicine & physiotherapy. A great forum for physiotherapists, sports therapists and doctors, the packed program is full of practical sessions and opportunities for networking and discussion. See full program details HERE. What’s more, it will be at the impressive new venue of St. […]

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A physio’s reflections from highest mountain bike race in the world: Yak Attack 2013

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine blog series By Nicki Phillips (@NicolaPhillPT)   As a sports physiotherapist, I’ve worked in some strange places and covered events from High Performance to local charity matches. A recent trip ranks up there as one of the more extreme experiences and as one of the most enjoyable. […]

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Practical tips for a future in sports physiotherapy

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine blog series (The ACPSEM is a BJSM member society – see January’s ACPSM issue of BJSM here; all ACPSEM members have full access to BJSM for free through the ACPSEM website) Getting involved in Sport and Exercise Medicine, a physiotherapist graduate’s perspective By Natalie Morgan My […]

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Extreme Physical Activity Promotion: Doc Murray to run 7 Ultra Marathons on all 7 continents within 7 days

In the spirit of extreme physical activity promotion, Doc Andrew Murray is off today (weather permitting in Antarctica) to run 7 Ultra Marathons on all 7 continents within 7 days. He’s doing this to raise awareness of the benefits of exercise (he now works on this issue for the Scottish Government) and also for The Scottish Association for […]

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New series on Career Development: Considering a Master’s of Physiotherapy?

BJSM is will highlight various career options in a series of blogs.  The first in this series is about the University of Western Australia but we hope that principles from various blogs apply broadly to those considering further education.   UWA Master of Manual Therapy: More job satisfaction for Physiotherapists Modern physiotherapy has many underlying […]

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ACL update…first day at UKSEM 2011, London

Reporting from UKsem 2011 – the largest Sports and Exercise Medicine and performance Conference in Europe. London’s Excel conference centre 23rd November – no downtime for the BJSM blog! Richard Frobell opened with 3 major revelations. #1. ACL injuries are associated with arthritis – whether you have a reconstruction or not.  (citation classic, 103 citations […]

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BJSM author grabs Australia’s #1 researcher title

Physiotherapists have increasingly provided many of the major advances in sports and exercise medicine in the past 20 years and Professor Paul Hodges has been pre-eminent among them.  Now we regularly see sport and exercise medicine papers in the BMJ, Lancet, JAMA and even the New England Journal of Medicine. This reflects the wave of improved research […]

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