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Challenging Core Stability: Unpacking the Myths and Misconceptions

Written by James Horner Instagram @thenerdyphysio A bit about me… promise I’ll keep it brief I’m an MSK Physiotherapist working within the NHS in the UK.  Since qualifying I have also worked part time in a number of sports, but mainly rugby.  I’m a bit of a nerd… hence the instagram tag The reason why […]

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Evidence Based Practice: Easy to do or a flawed paradigm?

Many thanks to Liam and Matt for hosting this blog on what many would argue to be a pretty boring / difficult topic! Hopefully it will provide a slightly different perspective on some of the difficulties in being ‘Evidence Based’. Firstly, before we get started, a bit of background about me, and a disclaimer! I […]

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Therapy in Sport During The Pandemic: A Reflection

In this series of blogs, we look at the roles of therapists beyond those listed in job descriptions. Our aim at Thrive PES is to provide education beyond the typical university education setting and give insights into what working in sport is really like. Something classrooms cannot give us is ‘on the job’ experience, that […]

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Hamstring Strain Injuries: An Overview (Part 2)

Written by: Stephanie Lazarczuk MSc BSc (Hons) GSR/BASRaT Reg FHEA Introduction In Part One I introduced you to some of the current concepts around aetiology and risk factors associated with hamstring strain injury (HSI). In Part Two we will focus on what happens if your athlete does sustain a HSI and consider the programming for […]

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Hamstring Strain Injuries: An Overview (Part One)

Written by: Stephanie Lazarczuk MSc BSc (Hons) GSR/BASRaT Reg FHEA Introduction Hamstring strain injuries (HSI) are one of the most frequently occurring injuries in sports involving high-speed running. This blog post is going to cover the key themes and topics related to the current literature base. However, this is not designed to be an extensive […]