Club Physio!

The Club now has access to a very qualified physio. He will be available to treat Club players by appointment every Thursday from next Thursday 2nd July in the Medical Room at the clubhouse. To cover his expenses, there will be a £10 fee per half hour consultation plus ultra sound and bandage costs. To book a consultation, contact Carl Richards on 07856104678.

Carl Richards BSc (hons) is a qualified professional specialising in sports injury, rehabilitation and prevention. From covering pitch side first aid to holding regular clinics for sports men and women, Carl has extensive experience diagnosing and treating a variety of injuries and incorporating exercise regimes for injury prevention. Skills include, sports massage, ultrasound therapy and sports taping both in a general public and professional setting. Carl has worked with triathlon athletes, footballers, track and field and more recently professional ice hockey teams and covering pitch side incidents at the FA’s St George’s Park in Burton.
Carl is currently increasing his professional knowledge by studying for an MSc in Sports and Exercise Therapy. This is an aspect of healthcare that is specifically concerned with the prevention of injury and the rehabilitation of the patient back to optimum levels of functional, occupational and sports specific fitness, regardless of age and ability. It utilises the principles of sport and exercise sciences incorporating physiological and pathological processes to prepare the participant for training, competition and where applicable, work.
He is fully qualified and insured.

Carl will also be the Ladies First Team physio attending matches and training.

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