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A PHYSIOLAB® story: Sheffield United Academy

A PHYSIOLAB® story: Sheffield United Academy


In my role at Sheffield United Academy I am the head of sport medicine here, So I look after the players In terms of injury, mainly to try to reduce risk of injury and then make sure they are fit At the moment like I said The injury rate here is not a lot Ok, so we control injuries quite well Mainly it’s not from contact Like I can’t prevent it It happens right First I used it, we did cryotherapy And then the cryotherapy with the Compression that’s ideal PHYSIOLAB is good, it can, because the machine can produce intermittent, compression So, For example I use like a ninety seconds for compression And next ninety seconds release The machine do the job, that job for me So I don’t need to, I can see after five minutes That I can release and then I don’t re- put it again No I don’t do it anything like that That set my time, say, I can see other players For me I don’t only have one player to see Everyday so I have to see like a whole team I have to manage that And PHYSIOLAB help a lot And I have good feedback from the players as well Mainly I use it for treatment ok, I can use yeah for treatment For controlling inflammation Or swelling, anything like that I use it, and also I use for the Recovery as well The case, to be honest PHYSIOLAB helped me a lot So swelling quite a lot at the beginning And the PHYSIOLAB helped me in terms of To control the swelling And then I can, Investigate with the Clinical assessment and also the scan as well And on the scan, I can see more clearly And make the right decision to contact the To consult the surgeon And yes, do the operation quickly And the surgeon said wow! Where is the swelling then It’s completely gone In four weeks time, which is like he said oh! I never seen anything like this before But this is a good recovery then He is maybe the first player who returned To play very soon, very quick And yes, the surgeon expects about five to six months But he returned in four months and a half

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