All our physiotherapists treat running injuries, however Ben has a clinical interest in running related injuries. As a result, he provides in service training for the whole team and ensures he keeps abreast of current research and publications in this field.
He has competed at athletics since the age of 8 in 800m and 1500m and cross country and is a member at Salford Metropolitan Athletics club. Ben currently partakes in 5-10k road races and cross country, he completed his first marathon in April 2015.
Ben has completed coaching qualifications through UK Athletics and has gained local junior coaching experience in the UK and USA. Ben has attended courses on running related injuries and has a particular interest in patellofemoral knee pain, iliotibial band syndrome and achilles tendinopathy. He often liaises with a local podiatrist Nick Gilmore on running related mechanics and orthotics.