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Glasgow 2014 – Part two!

Here’s part two of our series of blogs by Dr Graeme Wilkes, Connect’s Sport and Exercise Medicine consultant, who is part of the Team England medical team at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Here Graeme talks about the two sports he is involved with, rugby 7s and hockey. “It’s my second Saturday at the Commonwealth Games. […]

Author -    Date - 28/JUL/14   Category - Blog, Dr Graeme Wilkes, Dr Graeme Wilkes, News, Physiotherapy, Sports & Exercise, Staff

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Dr Graeme Wilkes at the Commonwealth Games!

Connect’s Sports and Exercise Medicine Consultant, Dr Graeme Wilkes, is once again representing his country on the biggest stage after being invited to be a Team England doctor at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, starting this week! The Games have now begun, and Graeme has kindly agreed to write some blogs for us from the event, and […]

Author -    Date - 24/JUL/14   Category - Blog, Dr Graeme Wilkes, Dr Graeme Wilkes, News, Physiotherapy, Sports & Exercise, Staff

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Dr Graeme Wilkes – The Commonwealth Games Interview

Dr Graeme Wilkes, Sports and Exercise Medicine Consultant for Connect, is also involved in the Commonwealth Games medical team, acting as Team Doctor for the Hockey and Rugby 7′s teams, Liaison Doctor for the Cycling team, and overall Deputy Chief Medical Officer. After being involved in the games in Delhi in 2010, as well as […]

Author -    Date - 22/JUL/14   Category - Blog, Dr Graeme Wilkes, Dr Graeme Wilkes, News, Physiotherapy, Sports & Exercise, Staff

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Connect Physiotherapy FC off to a winning start!

The 2014 Business League has begun, and Connect are fielding a strong team for a tilt at the title! We started last week with a game against Newcastle University 2nd XI, winning in style 5-2. Alex Seward, ESP Physiotherapy Team Leader and team goalkeeper wrote this match report outlining the game! Connect Physiotherapy FC     5-2     Newcastle […]

Author -    Date - 09/JUL/14   Category - Blog

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MSK (Musculoskeletal) Interest Group Seminar

We would like to invite colleagues to our next seminar – this is aimed at clinicians with an interest in the musculoskeletal field. “Soft Tissue Disorders of The Hip” Thursday 10th July 2014:6.00-8.30pm This seminar will aim to improve your examination, differential diagnosis and rehabilitation of an often complex anatomical region. Current approaches to the […]

Author -    Date - 04/JUL/14   Category - Blog

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It’s summer once again ……… so let’s PLAY!

The summer is here and there are some great sporting events going on at the moment, with the FIFA World Cup and Wimbledon happening right now, the Tour de France about to start in Yorkshire and both the cricket and rugby league seasons in full swing. Ankle sprains are a common injury, and are always […]

Author -    Date - 01/JUL/14   Category - Blog

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The Ox – MCL Injuries in Football

All you need to know about MCL injuries You may have seen the recent injury to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (nicknamed The Ox!), the England footballer currently in the World Cup Squad in Brazil. He strained a medial collateral ligament during one of England’s warm up games against Ecuador. He’s currently in the midst of a miraculous […]

Author -    Date - 13/JUN/14   Category - Blog, News, Nick Livadas, Our Clinics, Physiotherapy, Sports & Exercise, Staff

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