- Oldham Athletic FC
- Blackpool FC
- HND Sports Management
- BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy
- PgDip Physiotherapy (Pre-reg)
- MSc Strength & Conditioning
Physiotherapists aid people with the diagnosis, treatment and recovery of physical conditions and/or injuries as well as the prevention of future recurrence. These conditions or injuries fall into a category of Neuromusculoskeletal, Neurological or Cardio-Respiratory and every Physiotherapist is trained in all three areas. Physiotherapists require strong communication skills, interpersonal skills and empathy in caring for individuals during the treatment and recovery process.
The key skills required include, but are not limited to, comprehensive examination and diagnosis, formulation of safe and progressive treatment programmes, ongoing monitoring of the recovery process and efficient communication with the multi-disciplinary team.
The title of “Physiotherapist” is protected meaning someone would have to complete an accepted undergraduate or pre-registration Masters degree to call themselves a Physiotherapist. This will take between 2 and 4 years depending on the individual course and previous education. Every course will teach the fundamentals of anatomy and physiology along with theoretical and practical components of assessment and treatment. Each student will also be required to complete clinical placements as part of their course to consolidate their learning.