PE #027 Managing Sports Injuries with Dr Nathan Gibbs

by David Pope

In this controversial episode of the Physio Edge podcast, Dr Nathan Gibbs and I discuss managing sports injuries in a team setting. Dr Nathan Gibbs has worked with many professional sports teams, including the Sydney Swans for 15 years, 10 years with South Sydney Rugby League Football club and is one of the owners of South Sydney Sports Medicine, and in episode 27 of the Physio Edge podcast, we discuss:

  • Ideal working relationships between Physiotherapists and Sports Physicians
  • The role of a Sports Physician
  • Managing player loading
  • Hamstring injury – common factors involved, imaging and return to play
  • Injections – cortisone, PRP
  • Use of PRP in ligament injury, with chondroplasty and OA

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Sydney Swans

South Sydney Rugby League Football club

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