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The Royal College of Chiropractors – CPD Event – RCC Sports Faculty webinar: Calf and achilles injuries in the weekend warrior and pro athlete

Course Date

Start: 28th September 2023 @ 12:30pm
End: 28th September 2023 @ 13:30pm

Course Location

Online , England

Course Description

Event Outline

Achilles tendinopathy and calf strains occur frequently among athletes of various skill levels. Besides the injuries themselves, this area holds particular significance in athletic performance.
During this presentation, we will explore the underlying reasons for this and the causes of these injuries. We will examine essential pointers in evaluating these conditions, and discuss effective methods for strengthening and rehabilitation.


Learning Outcomes

  • Awareness of the prevalence of calf and Achilles injuries
  • Understanding of aetiology & risk factors
  • Understanding of the key components of the physical examination including testing various strength qualities
  • Understand rehabilitation considerations and the biggest mistakes made when managing these injuries

Speaker – Luke Nelson

Luke is a titled Sports & Exercise Chiropractor who has worked in private practice in Melbourne for 20 years. He has presented widely across Australia & Internationally on various sporting injury-related topics, primarily focused on running.

Chair – Meriel Davis FRCC (Sport)

RCC Members participate free of charge. Refer to your email or contact to register with your full name and email address.

Non-Members: £35. Please register and pay online here

Registration closes: Thursday 28th September 2023, 10am


Course Credits


Course Contact Name

Jackie Leitch

Course Contact Email