Just over a year ago, I fell from a height and managed to fracture the proximal head of my right humerus in two places. In other words, I badly broke my shoulder. After spending four weeks immobilised in a sling, and subsequently not being able to drive or work, not to mention having to […]
About Ed Clark
qualified with a BSc (Hons) in Sports Rehabilitation, and am a graduate member/regional representative of the STA (Sports Therapy Association).
Sports Rehabilitation is specifically concerned with the prevention of sport and exercise injury, and rehabilitation back to optimum levels of functional, occupational and sport-specific fitness.
My professional passion is the psychology of rehabilitation. I have a keen interest in the bio-psycho-social model of healing; that is, a more holistic approach of looking at recovery from injury.
My professional development has focused on various neuro-muscular-skeletal conditions, and the exploration of relaxation techniques in rehabilitation. For example, I now introduce breath awareness during therapy, concentrating on relaxation of the client rather than just the number of times a stretch is performed.
Entries by Ed Clark
How healthy is your client-therapist relationship? What do you expect from your therapist? Or should I ask: “What should you expect?” By this, I don’t mean simply value for money or clean towels. I remember writing an assignment in the third year of my degree on that subject which highlighted such attributes as confidentiality […]
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