Outside of practical experience we do need to ensure we have the correct skill set to equip ourselves in the sporting environment.
The courses for me that are essential to being successful in sports from a manual therapy perspective are:
And last but certainly not least:
In my day to day clinical intervention I’ve used SPORTTAPE as a really important adjunct in the rehabilitation process. It doesn’t replace our necessity to reason and rehabilitate but facilitates the transition from one phase of rehab to another, build confidence from an athlete perspective and protect movement integrity.
The applications I use most frequently have varied depending on the athlete group I’ve work with but overall the anterior knee application is probably the one I find most adaptable, as it brings the greatest benefits both from a pain and movement stand point, but also allows the greatest diagnostic specificity.
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