Football Fever

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With the World Cup starting later this week, do you see yourself as the next greatest footballer but your body can’t cope?

Football is tough on the body either from an outside force from a tackle or self-afflicted due to poor strength leading to injury whilst scoring or turning. The Chartered Society of Physiotherapyhave come up with a list of top football injuries, what it is, how long to heal and who’s suffered the injury in the world of top flight football.

Common football injuries that our physiotherapy team can assist you with include:

- Dislocated shoulder
- Groin strain
- Hamstring strain
- Thigh (quadriceps) strain
- Meniscus injury
- Anterior cruciate ligament injury
- Medial collateral ligament sprain
- Calf strain
- Sprained ankle
- Broken metatarsal

If you would like to make an appointment with one of the physiotherapy team please call 01372 221 402.


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