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31/JUL
2014

Glasgow 2014 – Part 3

Into the second week here at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and Team England are second in the medal table. Of my two main sports, the Rugby 7s competition was done and dusted at the weekend but Hockey goes through to the last day. In addition I see all comers in Team GB Medical Clinic […]

Author -    Date - 31/JUL/14   Category - Blog

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29/JUL
2014

Total Warrior and Tough Mudder – Extreme Obstacle Races!

Kathryn Henderson, Connect’s amazing massage therapist, is also a bit of a weekend warrior, taking on the tough obstacle challenges that are becoming more and more popular. She’s written a blog for us about her experience of the events – if you also take part in the events, we’d love to hear from you. Let […]

Author -    Date - 29/JUL/14   Category - Blog, Durham, Gateshead, Kathryn Henderson, Kathryn Henderson, Our Clinics, Staff

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28/JUL
2014

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, Physiotherapy, Sports & Exercise, Staff

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25/JUL
2014

Connect Physiotherapy FC 1-5 North East Athletic

Connect Physiotherapy FC’s player/manager will know how David Cameron feels this week after having to oversee a major reshuffle.  The Prime Minister’s changes were all tactical, but Andy Reilly’s changes were anything but as six players from last weeks victorious squad were this week not available. Connect Physiotherapy FC did manage to start brightly as […]

Author -    Date - 25/JUL/14   Category - Blog, Connect FC

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24/JUL
2014

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, Physiotherapy, Sports & Exercise, Staff

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22/JUL
2014

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, Physiotherapy, Sports & Exercise, Staff

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16/JUL
2014

Connect Physiotherapy FC 3-0 Winn’s Solicitors

Connect Physiotherapy FC provided the starter for the main course of Brazil versus Germany in the World Cup semi-final when they faced Winn’s Solicitors at Cochrane Park on Tuesday evening.  And although they did not produce the smorgasbord of football that was Germany’s 7-1 victory,  they certainly did not serve up a crusty old vol-a-vent  […]

Author -    Date - 16/JUL/14   Category - Blog, Connect FC

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09/JUL
2014

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, Connect FC

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04/JUL
2014

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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