Football Injuries

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Injury prevention training explained

Keep yourself in the game with tips on injury prevention from Southampton's sports medicine and science manager, Mo Gimpel

  • 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

  • Rehab like a pro: Week eight

    Rehab like a pro: Week eight

    Performance editor Ben Welch draws inspiration from Robert Baggio and Public Enemy as his return to the pitch draws closer

  • Rehab like a pro: Week seven

    Rehab like a pro: Week seven

    Performance editor Ben Welch reveals a fetish is the driving force behind his injury rehabilitation

  • 6 steps to repair and rebuild

    6 steps to repair and rebuild

    Suffering from a nasty knock and don’t know what to do? Worry not: FFT is here to help. From resting up to restoring movement, you can target an emotional return with our simple guide

  • Rehab like a pro: Week six

    Rehab like a pro: Week six

    The frustration of being injured is getting to Performance editor, Ben Welch, but he vows to come back stronger and better than Arjen Robben…