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    British physio helps smash record

    British physiotherapist Laura Penhaul is pretty good at breaking records.

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    Queen honours pioneering Professor

    Professor Mir Saeed Zahedi was named in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List to receive a Knighthood for his outstanding services to Innovation and Engineering in the field of rehabilitation.

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    The Marathon Foot Doctor

    Our feet are critical to our general health, wellbeing and mobility – whatever our age – but they are one of the most neglected parts of our body.

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    The cricketer’s physio

    James Pipe is First Team Physio at Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club. Here he tells Lucy Mason about the importance of his role in keeping everyone from the Academy players to the likes of fast bowlers Stuart Broad and Jake Ball and batsman Alex Hales fit to play for their county.

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    Physio Rows into Record Books

    A documentary film is being made about the four British women who rowed the Pacific to claim their place in history. Read more

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    Podiatry and orthotic provider Algeos appoints new CEO

    A Algeo Ltd (Algeos), the UK-based global medical technology company and leading NHS supplier, announces the appointment of a new CEO, Jackie Fisher, who for the past 12 months has been the company’s financial director.

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    Getting fit for Rio

    Over 17 days this summer more than 10,500 athletes from 206 countries will take part in the Olympic Games in Rio. So, just what does it take to get our British athletes ready and in peak fitness for this big event? Lucy Mason spoke to senior physiotherapist Lee Herrington of the English Institute of Sport’s High Performance Centre in Manchester about the work that goes on behind the scenes to prepare our athletes.

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    Transforming MSK treatment in the NHS

    Talking Point: By Chris Rowley, Scottish MSK Orthotic National Lead

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    Could the pelvis be the future for foot orthotics?

    Special Report by Lucy Mason

    An international athlete turned podiatrist is behind a medical breakthrough to treat musculoskeletal pain which could benefit everyone from injured professional athletes to people with backache or toothache.

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    Ready for a shockwave?

    Exceed’s Lucy Mason reports on a growing number of practitioners using electrotherapy to treat pain and aid healing.

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