PE #017 Injury Reduction with Dr Peter Brukner

by David Pope

How can you reduce the chance of sporting injury? What are the most useful recovery aids from games and training? When are injections helpful in injury recovery?

In episode 17 of the Physio Edge podcast, Dr Peter Brukner, fresh from working with Liverpool Football Club in the EPL, co-author of Clinical Sports Medicine with Dr Karim Khan, and author of many other publications discusses with David Pope the management of sporting teams, injury reduction, prevention, recovery and a multitude of other topics, including:

  • ACL Injury Prevention
  • Hamstring Injury Prevention
  • Strength training vs Specific strengthening
  • Player load management
  • Recovery from tendinopathy
  • The role of injections, including PRP, Cortisone and Orthokine
  • Player screening
  • Player game recovery

and more. Enjoy this episode, hosted by David Pope, and brought to you by the podcast sponsor, Clinical Edge, with their fantastic face to face and online education. Get 20% off your first months Clinical Edge membership with the code “PHYSIOEDGE”.

Happy Christmas and New Year to you and your family too for 2012!


Links of Interest

Dr Peter Brukner

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Clinical Sports Medicine 4th Edition

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  • Sean

    Great info! You sounded star struck Popey! Haha…

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