Football Injuries

Train when you’re injured FEATURED ARTICLE:

Train when you’re injured

Picked up a knock? Don’t let it keep you on the sidelines any longer than necessary. Stay fit while you recover, courtesy of these exercises from Premier League physio Dave Appanah

  • The pro’s 
guide to rehab

    The pro’s 
guide to rehab

    Want to mend your chocolate ankle, but don’t know how? FFT goes to St George’s Park to find out how the best bounce back

  • The ultimate guide to beating man-flu

    The ultimate guide to beating man-flu

    There’s an 80 per cent greater chance of spending a cold-induced spell on the sidelines this winter, but not with our preventative workshop…

  • Have you got happy feet?

    Have you got happy feet?

    Three simple ways to treat your tootsies, courtesy of Derby County podiatrist Simon Miles

  • Injury clinic: Achilles tendonitis

    Injury clinic: Achilles tendonitis

    Premier League physio Dave Appanah tells you how to spot this painful tendon injury, treat it, avoid it and get back out on the pitch

  • Keep your feet blister free

    Keep your feet blister free

    Hard ground giving your feet hell? Here’s how to protect your money-makers against those painful pockets of fluid

  • “This doesn’t look like an ice pack, gaffer”

    “This doesn’t look like an ice pack, gaffer”

    Treating hard-to-reach injuries with space age tech is a luxury reserved for the Premier League’s elite, right? Wrong. It’s as simple as renting a movie…

  • Don’t seize up

    Don’t seize up

    Three stretches to help combat crippling muscle cramp, from West Bromwich Albion physio Stephen Wright

  • Rehab like a pro: Week ten

    Rehab like a pro: Week ten

    It’s judgment day for Performance editor Ben Welch. Has he made a full recovery from his back injury? Or is it time to do the merciful thing and put him down?

  • Football back pain explained

    Football back pain explained

    It’s not just old-age pensioners who suffer – one in three footballers complains of back problems. QPR chiropractor Tom Greenway reveals the causes and gives FFT the fixes...

  • Rehab like a pro: Week nine

    Rehab like a pro: Week nine

    Performance editor Ben Welch says an emotional goodbye to his physio and takes to the field for the first time in four months. Unfortunately, he’s still useless

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