A ‘stinger’ in Rugby: a transient episode or something more sinister? – A Case Study

A ‘stinger’ in Rugby: a transient episode or something more sinister? – A Case Study

Keith Burnett MSc, PGCHE, FHEA, MSTA

Lecturer and Practitioner in Sports Therapy

A 22-year-old male amateur rugby union player misplaced his shoulder in a tackle during the final quarter of a game resulting in his head being laterally forced away from his dominant tackling shoulder causing a stretch of the brachial nerve in the neck, defined as being a ‘brachial neuropraxia’ or ‘stinger’ injury7.

 

STA conference Speaker Announcement Nicola Ellwood (MSc ANLP)

New thinking = New Behaviour = New Outcomes. The secrets to unlocking performance and rehab.

Nicola Ellwood (MSc ANLP) is a NLP Performance Coach and works with sports rehabilitation and performance.

STA conference speaker announcement Stan Mavridis

Stan Mavridis, respected industry trainier and therapist will be speaking to STA members at the conference on 2017, part of the wider TherapyExpo at the NEC and  will discuss his work with ParalympicsGB  on the 23rd  November and thereafter introduce his advanced myofascial training workshop. 

Partnership with Lorisian announced.

We are exteremly pleased to announce a patnership with Lorisian healthcare laboratory testing services.

 

STA members can access a unique discount via the STA website members area for food intolerance testing

www.lorisian.com

STA conference speaker announcement Brendan Chaplin

STA conference news 22/23rd November 2017 at the NEC

 

Brendan Chaplin; The role of Strength and Conditioning in the injury rehab continuum

 

Acupuncture in clinical practice: Are therapists missing the point?

Introduction

Traditional acupuncture practice has a rich history that embraces the idea of Taoism and the underlying concepts of Qi flow, Yin and Yang and Meridian theory that permeate Traditional Chinese Acupuncture (TCA).

Evidenced based Shoulder rehabilitation exercises

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Ben Coomber: UK Nutrition Courses, How to be a Nutrition Coach

Ben Coomber will be speaking to members at the STA conference in November which coincides with TherapyExpo at the NEC, in this article he talks about his acclaimed nutrition courses, let us know your thoughts or feedback via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

UK Nutrition Courses, How to be a Nutrition Coach

Ben Coomber: Be a more confident coach & develop your business

Ben Coomber  will be speaking to members at the STA conference in November which coincides with TherapyExpo at the NEC, in this article he talks about confidence as a trainer (insert Sports Therapist or sports massage therapist), let us know your thoughts or feedback via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Be a more confident coach & develop your business

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