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An inside view: Who should lead rehabilitation in elite teams? Sports physios or rehab?

An inside view: Who should lead rehabilitation in elite teams? Sports physios or rehab?

Podcast titles are limited to 100 characters; the ideal title would have been…”Working as a multidisciplinary team in elite sport – the role of physiotherapy, strength and conditioning teams, medical folks, soft tissue therapists, exercise rehabilitators etc.”.

A leading elite team physiotherapist (Andrew Wallis, PT) and a head of sports science/conditioning (Darren Burgess, PhD) provide you the inside view from within two elite teams. And they have international experience before their current jobs.

You’ll hear WHO these teams include on the sports medicine payroll. Our hosts (Ebonie Rio, David Opar) ask whose head would be on the chopping block if there was a rash of hamstring strains after a vigorous pre-season training. Is one hamstring injury recurrence among 10 players worth 9 players coming back a week early? What about sending players to the funky treatment’ clinician – flying for the miracle cure?

Apologies for a bit of shuffling noise in Andrew’s first two answers but i

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