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#25 Ankle and Lower Limb Injuries in Basketball Athletes with David Hillard

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In this 25th episode of the Sports MAP Podcast we chat with Head of Medical Services at the Australian Boomers and Sydney Kings, David Hillard. David is a APA Sports physiotherapist who has a special interest in lower limb rehabilitation (hip, knee, and ankle), tendon pathologies, and shoulder injuries.

Working with basketball teams and players remains a core focus of David's work, and he has previously developed return to training rehab progressions, injury prevention and screening programs. As part of his varied sports coverage experience, David has worked with :
- Australian Boomers men's national basketball team
- Sydney Kings NBL
- Sydney University Flames WNBL
- Netball NSW teams
- Rowing Australia

In this episode we cover a range of topics including:

  • David's work with the Australian Boomers and within basketball
  • Key preventative strategies around ankle injuries within basketball
  • Testing benchmarks for players
  • David's immediate process with acute ankle injuries
  • Key diagnoses not to miss
  • Key indicators ahead of return to run
  • Mid-stage rehabilitation programming
  • Return to sport demands
  • Chronic ankle instability considerations
  • Patella tendinopathy

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