Home / News / Injury Rehab Network event – Dr Ian Horsley, Shoulder Physio & Medical Officer to Team GB (20th Sep 2021)

Injury Rehab Network event – Dr Ian Horsley, Shoulder Physio & Medical Officer to Team GB (20th Sep 2021)

Return to play testing considerations for the sporting shoulder

Sterosport are delighted to announce the next Injury Rehab Network event in collaboration with BASRaT. Save the date (Monday 20th September, 7pm) for this online event, not to be missed by sports rehabilitation professionals and students.

The expert guest speaker will be Dr Ian Horsley who is kindly providing a presentation about considerations for return to play and shoulder injury rehabilitation. Ian was Medical Officer to Team GB at the Tokyo Olympic Games, is Lead Physiotherapist and Technical Lead for the North-West for the English Institute of Sport, Clinical Director of Back In Action Rehabilitation, in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, associate lecturer at Salford University, and member of the EdCom for EUSSER and BESS.

Ian worked as part of the HQ medical team for Team England at the 2010 and 2014 Commonwealth Games, was a member of the Team GB HQ medical team at the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games and currently is a Consultant Physiotherapist to England Football.

He concluded his PhD in 2013 examining the issues around shoulder injuries in professional rugby, and has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals on the subject of musculoskeletal injury management, and contributed chapters to several books on sports injury management.

In his spare time, Ian is trying to learn to play golf, supporting Barnsley FC and spends some quality time with his wife now the children have grown.

Ian’s online talk Return to play testing considerations for the sporting shoulder’ will explore various shoulder injuries, implications, and strategies for return to play. The event will feature a presentation from and time for questions with Dr Ian Horsley from 7pm – 8pm.

Steroplast and BASRaT are proud to support Manchester based charity, The Running Bee Foundation and encourage everyone who attends the free Injury Rehab Network events to donate if you can. Through The Running Bee Foundation events, the charity champions health and wellbeing initiatives, promotes the benefits of an active lifestyle and helps in the fight to reduce childhood obesity. The Running Bee Foundation make funding accessible to all parts of communities across Manchester with no restriction on age, financial status, religion, or gender.

This event for anyone studying or working in the field of sports rehabilitation is taking place on Monday 20th September 2021 at 7pm. Sterosport are delighted to deliver this and all Injury Rehab Network events in collaboration with the British Association of Sport Rehabilitators (BASRaT).

Attend online – Book your free place – REGISTER HERE

  • Date – Monday 20th September 2021
  • Time – 7pm – 8pm
  • Cost – FREE
  • Location – Online (zoom)
  • Sign up – REGISTER FOR FREE HERE

About the Injury Rehab Network

Following the success of the Injury Rehab Network in 2019 and 2020, we are extremely honoured and proud to have a schedule of events with such exceptional guest speakers in 2021 in partnership with BASRaT. Dr Ian Horsley’s talk follows several exceptional online events with expert guest speakers football physio Gary Lewin, rehabilitation and conditioning specialist Dr Claire Minshull, The Shoulder Doc, Professor Len Funk, Diane Ryding Head Physiotherapist for the Foundation and Youth Development Phases at Manchester United Football Club, Professor Bill Ribbans, Physiotherapist, Angela Jackson, Physiotherapist Steve Miller from Grow Physio and Consultant Dermatologist Dr Barry Monk. We were also delighted to host an expert panel question and answer event about shoulder injuries in sport.

“The Steroplast Injury Rehab Network is a superb and innovative idea that can only benefit therapists. To provide an opportunity for local multidisciplinary therapists to learn from each other and others, whilst networking and introducing people that can help each other is simply groundbreaking. Having had the pleasure to attend a recent event, the positive discussion and energy in the room was palpable. Steroplast have truly hit it out of the park with this!” – Mike James – The Endurance Physio and Director at Sports Injury Fix

Sterosport is an arm of Steroplast Healthcare dedicated to supporting sports professionals in Manchester and the surrounding area. In 2019, Sterosport established the Injury Rehab Network as a means for sports injury professionals to network, share ideas and collaborate. The events provide a fantastic opportunity for Continuous Professional Development (CPD) for any therapists, physios, rehabilitators, or other sports professionals to keep up to date with the latest thinking, developments, and evidence in the sector.

Professor Lennard Funk has kindly shared his expertise at Injury Rehab Network events in 2021 and said, “It has been an absolute pleasure to have been invited to teach on the Injury Rehab Network events. I have been impressed by the level of professionalism and organisation of Andrew Watson (from Steroplast) and Oliver Coburn (from BASRaT) in organising and running the online events. The promotion via social media and presentation on their website is superb. It was nice to see that it included a huge range of individuals involved in sports medicine, from coaches to surgeons, from around the world. They managed to draw massive audiences of over 500 delegates. The range of questions were expansive and the expert moderation ensured that there was something of relevance for everyone. The post-event blog is a nice touch and very professionally produced. The Injury Rehab Network has set a new level for online events! Thanks for all your efforts for our community.”

The format of each event is a keynote speech, followed by a discussion and facilitated networking. The Injury Rehab Network organisers work hard to source well-known authorities or personalities in sport. Previous speakers include Dr Barry Monk, Professor Bill Ribbans, Diane Ryding,  Professor Len Funk, Dr Claire Minshull, expert football physio Gary Lewin, endurance cyclist Josh Quigley, Paralympian Hannah Dines, leading physiotherapist Dave Fevre, Academic and elite sport rehabilitator Lee Herrington, Prof Shah Khan (The Scan Doctor), Consultant hand, wrist and elbow surgeon Mr David Murray and Andy Hosgood, co-founder of Summit Physiotherapy.

The next event of the Injury Rehab Network

The next event of the Injury Rehab Network is hosted by BASRaT and will take place online on Monday 20th September 2021 from 7pm – 8pm. Anyone professionally involved with sporting performance and rehabilitation from injury is welcome to attend. Places are limited, so they will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. To reserve a place to attend in person, just sign up with BASRaT here.

There is even a LinkedIn group for the Injury Rehab Network where the latest updates and information are shared.

About BASRaT

BASRaT is the UK regulator and professional association for Sport Rehabilitators and an advocate of improving health through Physical Activity. Find out more about the excellent work of BASRaT including more events to get involved with on the BASRaT website.

All sports injury professionals (physios, therapists, rehabilitators) can benefit from BASRaT associate membership. If you are an MSK professional already registered and insured elsewhere then associate membership is open to you. Being an associate member will give you the following benefits:

  • Access to professional support and guidance
  • Be part of the BASRaT members community forum and Facebook group
  • Get notified first about our CPD events and webinars
  • Access to discounts with our partner organisations
  • Access to BASRaT jobs page and member resources
  • Support our work in developing the MSK industry nationally and internationally

Associate membership is just £5 per month by direct debit. If you’d like to become an associate member, all you need to do is complete this form: Associate Member Sign Up.

About Steroplast Healthcare

Established over two decades ago, Steroplast is today a leading UK wholesaler of pharmaceuticals, distributor of diagnostic equipment and supplier of a comprehensive range of medical disposables. The company’s heritage is built around the medical sector, with a healthcare range of over 1,000 lines, it continues to expand to meet the needs of a diverse customer base. Many of the best-known brands in healthcare work with Steroplast Healthcare, including the British Red Cross who relies on the company as an exclusive supplier. Sterosport was established in early 2019 as an arm of the company dedicated to supporting the sports community.

For more information, please contact Andrew Watson on 0161 902 3030 or email andrew@steroplast.co.uk.

About The Running Bee Foundation

The Running Bee Foundation champions health and wellbeing promote the benefits of an active lifestyle and helps in the fight to reduce childhood obesity.

The foundation makes funding accessible to all parts of the communities it serves with no restriction on age, financial status, religion or gender, through its regional running events.

All profits raised from these events go straight back into the local communities, providing grants to help create and improve health and wellbeing initiatives.

The Running Bee Foundation was launched in 2018 and was set up in memory of a true Salfordian, Mo Done who supported many Manchester charities and played an integral part in the development of tour operator Sports Tours International, the founder and supporter of the foundation.

Together we can #BeeActiveBeeHealthyBeeHappy

Back to News