Sports Medicine

Dan Howells – The grey area between Physiotherapy & Strength & Conditioning (Director of Collaborate Sports / Lead Mentor)

Episode 136: Dr Andy McDonald chats to Dan Howells founder of Collaborate Sports. Dan is a high performance coach, with a career spanning over 15 years of work in elite sport, both in the UK and the USA. Dan is a certified Strength & Conditioning…

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Maggie Awad – Using Biomarkers to Improve Athlete Health & Performance (NP & Elevate Performance Medicine Founder)

Episode 134: Dr Andy McDonald chats to Maggie Awad, FNP-BC. Maggie is a Nurse Practitioner who specializes in personalized-based Functional Sports Medicine for the Pro and Corporate Athlete. Maggie personally trained under world renown and sought-out…

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How a Tech Layer Under a Players Insole/Foot In Real Environments Can Inform Rehab & Performance (Andrew Gray, Phil Graham-Smith & Daryl Carter)

Episode 124: Dr Andy McDonald chats Andrew Gray, Phil Graham-Smith and Daryl Carter. Todays panel discussion focusses on emerging technology from Sportscientia that harnesses the power of AI and machine learning to seamlessly capture gait analysis in…

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Claire Robertson – Managing Patellofemoral Pain in Athletes (Consultant Physiotherapist)

Episode 123: Dr Andy McDonald chats to Physiotherapist Claire Robertson. Claire has worked in the NHS, academia and private practice, and currently runs a specialist patellofemoral clinic at Wimbledon Clinics spending an hour per patient and liaising…

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Ciara Burgi – Houston Texans Return-to-Play Philosophy (Return to Performance Lead Houston Texans NFL)

Episode 122: Dr Andy McDonald chats to Physical Therapist Ciara Burgi PT DPT SCS OCS, FAAOMPT CSCS. Ciara is a Duke educated PT who has continued her professional training at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital and Australian Catholic University pr…

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Nick Kane – Hamstring Rehab For Field Sports (Head Physiotherapist at Essendon Football Club & Managing Director of the Sports MAP Network)

Episode 121: Dr Andy McDonald chats to Physiotherapist Nick Kane. Nick is the founder & Managing Director of the Sports MAP Network as well as Head Physiotherapist at Essendon Football Club. He is a Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist having co…

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#Highlight – Putting Evidence-Based-Practise In Perspective with Sue Falsone

Sue Falsone was our guest on episode #7 of the Inform Performance Podcast. Sue is the owner of Structure and Function and since we spoke to her she has become the Director of Movement and Return to Performance at the Houston Texans NFL team. This hig…

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Daniel Bodkin – How & Why You Should Use Isokinetic Systems In Rehab (PT, AT & Director of clinical education for CSMi)

Episode 120: Dr Andy McDonald chats to Daniel Bodkin a Physical Therapist and Athletic Trainer. Daniel is an expert on using Isokinetic systems in rehab for testing and training athletes. Daniel is the Director of clinical education for CSMi maker of…

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Scot Morrison – Energy System Development & Tissue Specific Rehab (Consultant Sports Physical Therapist)

Episode 113: Dr Andy McDonald chats to Scot Morrison a board-certified Physical Therapist who specializes in high performance sports medicine. He has experience working and consulting across elite sport and tactical communities and currently works wi…

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Ben Ashworth – Shoulder Monitoring & Rehabilitation (High Performance Consultant & Athletic Shoulder Specialist)

Episode 106: Dr Andy McDonald chats to fellow Inform Performance Host Ben Ashworth. Ben is a Performance consultant for elite teams abs individuals. Shoulder specialist with a Master of Science (MSc) in Strength & Conditioning & UKSCA accreditation. “Phy…

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