Dr Matt Tuttle (Lead Sport Scientist & Physical Therapist at the Denver Nuggets)

Episode 24: Andy McDonald chats to Dr Matt Tuttle a Physical Therapist working at NBA team the Denver Nuggets as Lead Sport Scientist / Physical Therapist. We spoke to Matt in episode 11 about pain science and the realities of managing pain within an elite athletic population. 

In this second episode with Matt we discuss

  • The relationship between single vs multipart athletes in the NBA and 3 key injuries in professional basketball. 

Lateral ankle sprains 

  • Managing lateral ankle sprains
  • What do they use / do at the Denver Nuggets 

Patella Region Injuries 

  • How much Matt considers n=1 biomechanics
  • How do you understand the internal overloads from biomechanics

Lumber Spine Injuries 

  • NSLBP 
  • Strength & Conditioning / Testing the lumber-spine
  • Benchmarking lumber spine performance standards 

Were you can find Matt

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About the Author
Andy is the Host / Co-Founder of Inform Performance and a dual qualified Physiotherapist / Strength & Conditioning Coach. Andy is based in Philadelphia & works for Total Performance who provide a multi-faceted, elite level diagnostic, rehabilitation and performance service. Delivered by a team of world leading specialists to organisations in the NBA, NFL, English Premier League, the LTA and England Rugby.