Return to school sport

Children have been back at school a few weeks now and with the change from relaxed holidays to regular school sports this is a time when typically we see certain patterns of injury. The muscle soreness from unaccustomed activities is something most people will cope with but children going through growth spurts are more susceptible […]

Physios take to the water

Sportswise physio Paul Aston took part in the British Life Saving Sport Surf Championships 2014 at Saunton Sands in August, competing in the open surf swim, board race and board rescue. Paul started competing in Surf Lifesaving after leaving swimming behind in his late teens / early 20’s. He spent a season in Australia training and […]

European Athletics Championships

Nick attended the 2014 IPC European Athletics Championships in Swansea last week as the IPC Medical Delegate. His role included an overview of medical services provided, managing athlete withdrawals from events for medical reasons and also running the Boosting Control Program. Boosting is a form of performance enhancement, unique to athletes with high spinal cord […]

Maryke at the Commonwealth Games

Maryke Louw had a great experience working at the Commonwealth Games recently. We asked her to tell us how it went. “I was stationed at the Barry Buddon Shooting Range near Carnoustie. We rotated between positions which was nice because it gave you the opportunity to work as a Field of Play Physio but also […]

Nick Webborn appointment

Dr Nick Webborn has been appointed to the International Paralympic Committee’s Medical Committee. The British Paralympic Association nominated Nick for a position and the IPC Governing Board ratified this in June. Nick previously served on the medical committee when he started the IPC’s injury survey programme in 2002. He will serve a four-year term that […]

Meet Jo Aston

Meet Jo Aston, the newest addition to our Physio team in this informal Q & A What took you from physiology to physiotherapy? I loved my first degree, but especially the clinical side. I wanted a career that involved working with people in a medical and practical capacity as well as offering the opportunity for […]

Patient Stuart Crick’s fundraising initiative

We asked Sportswise patient Stuart Crick to tell us about a wonderful fundraising initiative he took part in recently. “I am a 44-year-old married man, working as a Police officer in Brighton, who won’t quite give up and act his age just yet. So, back in Jan 2014 I heard that Albion in the Community […]