Fram Remembers: James Willstrop and Physio

Fram Gommendy Remembers

If I’m not injured, I still go.”

A bit like old Chinese doctors, that used to NOT get paid when their patients were ill, as their job was to keep them in good health, James Willstrop was praising the use of physios in an article in The Guardian, back in 2015:

Sport tends to be an unforgiving activity for all sorts of reasons. That’s why it’s so exciting: it stretches us, demands challenges from us, takes us to extremes and, with heightened adrenaline, we find ourselves doing things we wouldn’t do otherwise. It allows us to tap into our competitive instinct, but it can hurt and lead to mental and physical degeneration.

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