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The Clinician Revealed

TCR S1:E2 Dr. Lee Herrington

  • S1E2
  • 1:13:01
  • February 15th 2021

In this episode we speak with leading clinician & researcher

Dr Lee Herrington

Lee is a Senior Lecturer in Sports Rehabilitation, University of Salford; programme leader for the MSc Sports Injury Rehabilitation course. Lee has a technical lead clinical role with the English Institute of Sport and acts as a consultant physiotherapist to a number of premiership & championship football and rugby union clubs. Lee also worked as part of the Team GB medical team at the London 2012 Olympic Games and the Team GB medical team for the Baku 2015 European Games. He has previously worked with British Swimming team, Great Britain Women’s Basketball team, Wigan Warriors and Great Britain Rugby League teams. Lee's research interests are the treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries, specifically: anterior knee pain; hamstring muscle injuries and rehabilitation following knee surgery (principally ACL reconstruction), along with work into the swimming and rugby shoulder, has published over 100 research papers.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Lee’s early inspirations and how he found his way into physiotherapy
  • Some of the key people and circumstances that helped his career progression
  • Key messages for young and aspiring therapists thinking of a career in physiotherapy and sport
  • Key principles underlying injury rehab that apply for the elderly patient to the elite sports performer
  • What drove his passion for the lower limb and Knee in particular
  • Education opportunities relating to Anterior Knee Pain and ACL Injury Management

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Welcome to The Clinician Revealed

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Meet the Hosts

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Andrew Caldwell

    Andrew Caldwell BSc (Hons) MSc MCSP

    Consultant Physiotherapist | Sports Performance Specialist |Podcast Host 

    Andrew is a chartered physiotherapist, sports performance consultant and clinical director of Active Therapy Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic and has 23 years post graduate experience working with athletes of all standards from recreational to international standard to reduce injury risk and enhance performance.  

    Andrew host his own weekly podcast ‘The Sports Performance Show’ where he interviews world leaders in their field of sports performance and aims to provide listeners with practically applied information to enhance performance and reduce injury risk.  

    He has both undergraduate and post graduate degrees in physiotherapy and neuro-musculoskeletal healthcare respectively and is trained as an extended scope physiotherapist to offer services such as injection therapy, ultrasound imaging and imaging referrals such as x-ray and MRI scans.  Andrew has provided physiotherapy services to clients including UK Athletics, Loughborough University, The FA, The LTA and is former Head of Physiotherapy & Sports Medicine at Hearts FC. 

    Andrew has provided expert editorial consultancy and provides media representation for The CSP on sports physiotherapy.  

    He is an enthusiastic clinical educator and forms part of the Rocktape UK medical team providing throughout the UK & Europe an presents at national conferences regularly in areas including sports performance physiotherapy, strategies for injury risk reduction  and strength and conditioning. Andrew also regularly provides coach education seminars for clients such as The PGA, UK Athletics, England Athletics and England Golf.

    As host of the Health Development and Performance Network podcast ‘Clinician Revealed’ he explores the journey of leading clinicians and discusses key areas around personal and professional development, skill acquisition and core competencies, leadership and management and delivers this in a format to place the power back in clinicians hands and facilitate professional development.   


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