14 Mar 2017 10:30 - 14 Mar 2017 15:30
Sports injuries workshop
Date: March 14, 2017
Course content: To gain understanding of common adolescent sporting injuries and how the mechanism of injury gives us clues to the ‘best practice’ treatment pathway for optimum recovery and return to sport. To understand the role of rehabilitation at primary level (self) and secondary level (physio) and recognise the importance of red flags and when to refer for further investigation.
- Assessment techniques for common adolescent sporting injuries
- Recognising the red flags (when to refer)
- Rehabilitation pathways
- Guided return to sport (including very basic taping techniques)
Alison Morton, Chartered Physiotherapist
Alison Morton qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1984 and worked for both NHS and MOD before deciding to specialise in musculoskeletal and sports medicine in the late 80's. She gained invaluable experience with the Royal Navy working with top sports teams competing at national and international level, particularly in Rugby, and was proud to make one of three appearances working 'pitchside' at Twickenham, the home of the RFU for the Royal Navy rugby team. Alison has run her own private practice since1993 and continues to work within elite sports as well as with the aches and pains familiar to us mere mortals! Since hanging up her boots as lead physio for a professional rugby union team in 2007 Alison has been thrilled to work with Plymouth College teams including Rugby, elite swimmers and modern pentathlon.