Caring about the ‘foot’ in ‘football’ – how can England avoid injury scares?
As World Cup watchers get football fever, podiatrist Emma Cowley shares some ideas about how England can avoid injury scares.
Poorly executed tackles are the reason many foot injuries occur in football – whether through stamping or sliding in. Unfortunately there is no way of controlling what your opponent decides to do.
But with the World Cup starting and England’s hopes high, and there are certain things that are within players’ control to avoid both overuse injury and trauma from twisting manoeuvres that can lead to time away from the sport.