Sports injuries – What role does the podiatrist play?

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Sports injuries are a specialist field within the Podiatry profession.  It is representative of the diverse, varied and exciting career that podiatry can offer.

The College of Podiatry has recently launched a new campaign to promote podiatry in sports with Trevor Prior, a sports podiatrist and podiatric surgeon.

 

 

The campaign is taking place on social media over the next two weeks and forms part of a wider strategy to raise the profile of podiatrists, who are specialists in diagnosing and treating foot, ankle and lower-leg conditions.  The aim is also to boost the number of people who might consider a career in this field.

Further reading

If you’re keen to find out more, watch the video and read other sports injuries related blogs from Dr Lindsay Hill and Andrew Ayres

 

As part of this campaign, The College released research into Premier League injury rates during the winter period of the 2018/19 season, relative to other top European leagues. To read this story, head over to the College of Podiatry website to find out more here.

 

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