At Alfreton Physiotherapy we pride ourselves in offering our patients the latest technologies to help you achieve your outcomes.
To create your tailored exercise programs our Alfreton Clinic is trialling a brand new app called PhysiApp.
PhysiApp lets you complete your prescribed exercise program by following crystal-clear, narrated exercise videos. PhysiApp is completely free to download from the App store and Google Play store or can be accessed via your browser. Built-in reminders help you to stay on track towards a better you!
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Rugby Hurts: What the Research Tells us About Rugby Injuries
As the start of 2017 RBS 6 Nations Rugby Championship draws near we’ve put together a few facts and figures about rugby injuries to help get you in the mood.
Rugby is a full-contact sport, and therefore makes it a war zone for injury during the course of a match. In an average season, 1 in 4 players will receive an injury which puts them out of the game for 1 or more matches. As the average player performs 20-40 tackles per match and nearly half of all injuries happen during the tackle, it’s easy to see why it’s a key topic among physical therapists and sports medicine practitioners.
Which rugby players suffer most with injuries?
According to a three year study of injuries affecting players in the top 14 rugby clubs in France between 2012 and 2015, the front row (2 props and one hooker) account for 26% of the total injuries with the hooker being the worst affected. The player wearing the No 2 shirt suffers more blood, face, neck and knee injuries than any other position, […]