Hello everyone. As you are aware, BSc Sports Therapy Clinic is continually expanding. I can now introduce our newest member of staff, Adam Carroll. Many of you will have either had an appointment or seen Adam around the gym in the last couple of weeks. Adam is continuing the theme of Irish staff members, so he is very friendly, feel free to knock on and say hello!
Adam graduated from the University of Salford in 2018 with a BSc (Hons) in Sport Rehabilitation. Adam had previously studied sports therapy in his origin of Ireland graduating in 2015, Both courses have led Adam to have an extensive knowledge of musculoskeletal conditions, sports injuries and their rehabilitation.
As a student in the UK, Adam worked with professional sports people in various settings, such as an extensive placement with Toronto Wolfpack RLFC and volunteered at various running events such as the Manchester marathon providing soft tissue treatments. He also got the opportunity to shadow and observe an orthopaedic surgeon in both practice and theatre at Ormskirk and Southport general hospital. Previously to coming to the UK, Adam gained experience in Ireland working In Gaelic football and hurling as a team therapist.
For the past two seasons Adam has been the head sport rehabilitator at Irlam football club, overseeing all first team injuries, pitch side support, providing assessments, diagnosis, and rehab.
Some of Adams skills and qualifications include, ITEC sports massage level 4, Tapping and strapping, ITEC electrotherapy level 3, IASTM, RFU pre-hospital immediate care in sport level 2.