Ian has been a sport physiotherapist for over 20 years, with considerable time spent managing the sports science & medical services for the Great Britain Boxing programme. He has attended all major events supporting elite athletes on their path to success through Athens 2004, Beijing 2008, London 2012, Rio 2016, and current combined Tokyo 2020 / Paris 2024 Olympic cycles.
Ian is an Upper Limb Injury Specialist with the prestigious English Institute of Sport (EIS) providing an advisory role to Olympic and Paralympic sports. He provides private specialist consultations on Upper Limb MSK injuries in the UK and Overseas. Further, he is the physiotherapist/cutman with Team Anthony Joshua.
Ian has a passion for teaching delivering regular national and international workshops, webinars, and at conferences on diverse topics linked to Upper Limb sport injuries. He is a visiting Lecturer at University College London (UCL) and Queen Mary University London (QMUL). Further, he is a published author on research papers and is currently a PhD candidate in Upper Limb Biomechanics at Sheffield Hallam University (SHU). Ian has developed a keen interest and international reputation in diagnosis and management of sporting hand, wrist and elbow regions.
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