An Accomplished Forty Years of Practice with Gordon Bosworth

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Dec 01 2020 92 mins   3

In this episode, we visit with Gordon Bosworth, a practicing physiotherapist from the UK who has over forty years of experience in a myriad of roles. His early career was spent as part of the Royal Air Force in Physical training and later physiotherapy.  After several tours of duty, he left the RAF and became the head of rehabilitation at the police rehab center in Goring on the Thames and at the same time moved into private practice. He worked as a physiotherapist for the British Bobsleigh and Bob-Skeleton Team from 1996-2006 including 4 years as Performance Director and was a member of the Great Britain Teams at the Winter Olympic Games in Nagano, Salt Lake City, and Torino.  He was appointed Medical Lead for the Canadian Speed Skating Team at the Vancouver Olympics, and as Chief Physiotherapist to United Kingdom Athletics at the London Games. He attended Sochi Holding Camp 2014 with Canada and was a member of the Canadian Medical Team for the Winter Games in South Korea.  Gordon has attended numerous World Championships in the Sports of Bobsleigh & Bob-Skeleton, Long and Short Track Speed Skating, and Athletics. He has also acted as a Consultant to several Professional football teams including Liverpool. Bolton, Wigan, Derby County, Queens Park Rangers, and Sunderland, as well as the Cornish Pirates Rugby Team. He is currently working with London Irish RFC and acts as a Mentor to several Medical Teams including ALTIS & UKA and various Medical and S&C Professionals. He also lectures to Post Graduate Medical Professionals on Performance-related and Insidious onset type issues. Gordon does not just treat elite sportsmen and women, he applies his skills and knowledge to the general population regardless of age or sporting interest. He also integrates with and works in conjunction with professionals from all disciplines which makes for a truly multidisciplinary, holistic approach to injury management. Above all of his accomplishments, Gordon has been married for 31 years and has two daughters and three grandchildren. I am honored to have him on the show today, welcome Gordon.