The role of sports physiotherapy in the elite training system
By Dr. Romy Chan
This presentation aims to give an overview on physiotherapy practice, related to the fields of sports and orthopaedic physiotherapy. The scientific base and justification of physiotherapy on management and prevention of musculoskeletal sports-related problems is discussed. We also make use of this presentation to outline the scope of practice of physiotherapists within the sports medicine department, the referral procedures and the multi-disciplinary model of practice in athletic injury management. A brief presentation on the recent changes in the referral procedures and booking system is also included.