Lincoln City defender Ben Coker made his Imps debut just weeks ago after a year on the side-line caused by a serious knee injury in his final season at previous club Southend United, however, this battle is not the first big hurdle Coker has faced in his journey as a professional footballer.
Mike Hine explains how his medical team have ‘evolved dramatically from the initial provision in the conference’
Mike Hine is the Head of Sports Science & Medicine at Lincoln City and has been with the club since 2016, seeing the team achieve two promotions in that time, but where did his journey begin before arriving at Lincoln and how did he find working alongside Danny and Nicky Cowley.
Ben Coker made his Lincoln City debut 381 days after he was stretchered off in the 21st minute of a 3-0 defeat away at Sunderland for Southend United . After rupturing two ligaments in his knee Coker was immediately ruled out for the remainder of the season.
Firstaid4sport were proud to be part of such a successful day raising money for the JDRF as Darlington Mowden park hosted Plymouth Albion RFC in what was a fantastic game of rugby.
Charles Planet has been part of Team Novo Nordisk for six years but has been living with Type 1 Diabetes for 15 years, the professional cyclist tells Firstaid4sport about his journey from being diagnosed to competing around the world in the world’s first all diabetic cycling team.
Sam Brand’s life changed completely on World Diabetes Day in 2001 as at the age of 10 he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, although this diagnosis did not stop Brand from continuing to play football, basketball and compete in triathlons. Brand is now a professional cyclist who races for an all diabetic cycling team, Team Novo Nordisk.
Injuries are part and parcel of taking part in sport, and those who ride horse will know exactly how hard the sport can be on your knees. The logistics of horse riding make protecting your knees difficult, such as the tight fit clothing and the need for a complete range of motion.
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is pressure on a nerve in your wrist. It causes tingling, numbness and pain in your hand and fingers. There are several symptoms and causes and of carpal tunnel syndrome however it can be treated at home.
Pro Wrap is our very own boxing cotton hand gauze made from 100% cotton and a unique design meaning it has no elasticity in its length but does in its width. However, the story behind the creation of our pro wrap is like no other.
Any club should be able to access high quality medical supplies, whether they play at the local park on a Sunday or if they compete around the world. Here at Firstaid4sport our Club accounts ensure all clubs no matter what size or stature can access the same high-quality medical supplies at the best possible price.