Dr Carl Todd: 200th England Game as an Osteopath

Carl Todd

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Dr Todd is a registered osteopath, lecturer, published author and a certified strength and conditioning specialist. Academic qualifications includes, a PhD in orthopaedics and clinical science, Masters degree in sport injury medicine and an Honours degree in osteopathy.

His professional experience includes consultant osteopath to The Football Association since 2005, has provided osteopathic care for 200 international games, later this year he’ll be attending his fifth FIFA World Cup, Qatar 2022 and has previously attended FIFA World Cup tournaments, Germany 2006, South Africa 2010, Brazil 2014 and Russia 2018; UEFA European Championships Poland & Ukraine 2012; France 2016; Euro 2020. Consultant Osteopath to Chelsea Football Club since 2008 and for Athletics since 2019, specifically providing trackside support for Dina Asher-Smith.

Other consultancy roles includes Team GB male and female Basketball at the London 2012 Olympics, British Athletics at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and many other clubs including; Real Madrid, IFK Gothenburg, Manchester United FC, Manchester City FC, Liverpool FC, Tottenham Hotspur FC, Portsmouth FC, West Bromich Albion FC, and Worcestershire County Cricket Club.

His clinical experience with both elite and amateur level athletes has led to Carl developing his own unique style of integrating osteopathy and corrective exercise rehabilitation, encompassing bio-psychosocial, biomechanical, and functional rehabilitation for patient management and re-education. His unique areas of interest are spine, hip and groin rehabilitation pre and post surgery and specifically injury prevention. Carl lectures regularly at medical conferences both nationally and internationally on the subject of sports injury management and rehabilitation, and has designed and delivers his own CPD courses on Functional integrated approaches to managing the athlete.

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