Sports and Training Injuries in British Soldiers

Research Paper Title Sports and Training Injuries in British Soldiers: The Colchester Garrison Sports Injury and Rehabilitation Centre. Purpose To record and analyse the injuries and conditions requiring referral to the Colchester Garrison Sports Injury and Rehabilitation Centre over a three year period, with special reference to type and site of injury, aetiology, and outcome.… Read More

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Medical Downgrading: Prevention & Rehabilitation Facilities vs. Secondary Care Investment

Research Paper Title Reducing Medical Downgrading in a High Readiness Royal Marine Unit. Background This 3 year retrospective observational study aimed to determine the diagnoses causing medical downgrading in a high readiness Royal Marine Commando unit (trained rather than recruits), and to direct future investment to reduce numbers downgraded. Method Medical and administrative records were… Read More

Low Back Pain & Physical Activity

Introduction Low back pain (LBP) is an extremely common occurance amongst the UK population. Although most LBP episodes are simple and self-limiting, symptoms of LBP can be a major cause of physical and psychological disability, placing huge demands on society through the loss of working days and demands on medical resources. Facts & Figures Back… Read More