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.
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.
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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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.