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Trauma Rehabilitation and Its Synergies With Sport & Exercise Medicine

Although similar, there are important differences between Sport & Exercise Medicine and trauma-related rehabilitation. Expert Consultant in Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Medicine Dr Rhodri Phillip OBE outlines these differences to help you find the right specialist for you.

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PSM Interview: Dr Rhodri Phillip OBE

Dr Rhodri Phillip discusses his career experiences so far as well as his specialist areas of clinical interest and why he believes the team approach is just as important in medicine as it is in sport.

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Three of the Most Common Injuries in Tennis Players

Sport, Exercise & Musculoskeletal Medicine Consultant, Dr Mike Burdon explores the top three injuries in Tennis and how to manage them effectively.

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Cuff is Key: Why Shoulder Rehab Needs Consistency

As 70% of people experience shoulder pain at some point in their life it is easy to see why it is one of the most common complaints we see. Find out all about this area of the body, how it can be treated and the key to successful rehab.

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Returning to Hockey: How, Why & When

SEM Consultant and keen hockey player, Dr Dan Brooke, discusses the best approach for hockey players to take in the lead up to getting back on the pitch. Avoid injury by building yourself back up to your pre-covid abilities.

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Covid-19: One Year On

Dr Michael Burdon discusses his experience of the last year; the effects that lockdown has had on his clinics and the conditions he has seen and treated over the last 12 months.

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Concussion and Other Head Injuries in Winter Sports

What does the road to recovery look like after sustaining a head injury? Does wearing a helmet protect you from the risk of concussion? Consultant Dan Brooke answers these questions and more in our new blog for National Winter Sport Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Awareness Month.

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COVID-19 and Exercise

In this article, Dr Farrah Jawad explains how the positive effects of moderate-intensity exercise can reduce our chances of being severely affected by Covid-19.