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FIFA Medical Network @FIFAMedical Zurich, Switzerland

FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine. FIFA’s online Football Medicine network. • LEARN • RESEARCH • PREVENT • ENGAGE • Treatment recommendations not FIFA endorsed.

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Do you know how to tape a player’s medial collateral ligament? View the following clip to see how this is done.… https://t.co/YdxmYSempJ
8/3
2020
What is the best treatment for this 13-year-old player’s knee injury? 👉 https://t.co/w905U3B9tR #FootballNetworkhttps://t.co/ZRCTusFOdu
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8/1
2020
#DidYouKnow that a recent systematic review shows that players appear to be at greater risk of sustaining a time-lo… https://t.co/sqnRe22iDd
7/31
2020
What is the best treatment for this 13-year-old player’s knee injury? 👉 https://t.co/w905U3B9tR #FootballNetworkhttps://t.co/ZRCTusFOdu
7/30
2020
Can you identify and manage a player with anaphylaxis on the sideline? Watch this clip to see what immediate steps… https://t.co/VvB7FpQA32
7/27
2020
Here it is! AWARE: Athlete With Acute Respiratory infEction. An international research study for athletes led by… https://t.co/DKjwHUekoJ
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7/24
2020
What do you think is the optimal treatment for this recreational player’s lumbar injury? 👉 https://t.co/14Pju7xwCshttps://t.co/H3HLxpFMXKIf you missed the great talk with NE Patriots Captain Matthew Slater, Patriots Perf Director @jbils1972 and… https://t.co/z1uqV9gulO
7/23
2020
🗓️ This Friday our #FMCE @Fmcedubai and the @uaefa_ae organise a webinar on the management of cartillage injuries.… https://t.co/HCyvlChzEn
7/22
2020
Apophyseal injuries are common in adolescents. Do you know how and where these present? Watch this to learn more… https://t.co/IpCRvVNUHq
7/20
2020
#DidYouKnow that the FIFA COVID-19 Medical Working Group (#COVID19) continues to meet and discuss issues related to… https://t.co/uDVhQOd6s2
7/17
2020
🗓️ Don't miss the second webinar organised by our #FMCE @FMUSPoficial on Friday 17 July with Prof. Dr. Espregueira-… https://t.co/xQYiGjVergWhich ligament(s) appear to be injured on this MRI sequence? 👉 https://t.co/aM6aFTfwDh #FootballNetworkhttps://t.co/6IiGFrq8oa
7/16
2020
It is generally easiest to reduce a dislocated shoulder immediately after it occurs – as muscle spasm may not have… https://t.co/u6r9AednbvDo you know how to reduce a dislocated shoulder? Watch this video to see two techniques that can be used to help… https://t.co/atpohGjRzp
7/13
2020
ONE NOT 2 MISS 🔑leadership lessons & insights w’ Matthew Slater, NE Patriots Captain & 3x Super Bowl Champ Live cha… https://t.co/G4SCCaBvh0
7/10
2020
Do you think that this patient is likely to require surgical treatment? What factors influence your opinion? 👉… https://t.co/ysnfAOBRO5Don't miss the webinar on Friday 10 July co-organised by our #FMCE @FMUSPoficial 👉 https://t.co/BGFXLuEQCPhttps://t.co/mtwLGNtTDo
7/9
2020
What do we know about #ACL injury mechanisms in elite football? How important is perturbation and contact to the pl… https://t.co/nyYTu11gbw
7/8
2020
To learn more about the @Aspetar rehabilitation process read this paper from @RodWhiteley @NicolvanDyk @helasphilhttps://t.co/vN9WZuOc5SAre there any clinical examination findings that correlate with recover following a #hamstring injury? See what the… https://t.co/IDWG2DdEmD
7/6
2020
What unusual cause of chest wall pain does this SPECT suggest? Hint, it is usually unilateral, involves a single jo… https://t.co/P6Qa6eKHzu
7/1
2020
📢Don't miss the 🆕 Episode of our Medical Podcast. George Chiampas, National Team Doctor with the US men’s national… https://t.co/lgYGwliJcM
6/30
2020
Early rehab can be important with knee injuries. Watch the following video for examples of simple exercises that ca… https://t.co/fih5hp2n1a
6/29
2020
What is the best treatment for this player’s metacarpal fracture? 👉https://t.co/9JfadFpgEc #FIFADiploma https://t.co/i8thvSf645
6/25
2020
To learn more about the active flexibility test click on the following link to the original article in the @KSSTAhttps://t.co/7hcashnrCaHow do you know when a player is ready to return to play after a hamstring injury. The @CAskling active flexibility… https://t.co/3KbOuknQpA
6/22
2020
#DidYouKnow @wada_ama has published the List of Prohibited Substances and Methods annually since 2004. All football… https://t.co/xBeS6hg1i1
6/19
2020
What unusual cause of knee pain is shown on this eleven-year-old girl’s MRI scan? Hint, she presented with an insid… https://t.co/RwAYlYy3N6
6/18
2020
#DidYouKnow our regular Radiology Review cases are provided by our #FMCEs. #FootballNetwork #FIFADiploma https://t.co/M54G0aizJaThe fracture involves the distal diaphysis of the right 5th metatarsal. #FootballNetwork #FIFADiploma https://t.co/a344KNnPVgWhat is the best initial management of this fifth metatarsal stress fracture? Click on the link below to learn more… https://t.co/MgQTVo4E8W
6/12
2020
Is aerobic exercise an effective treatment for patient with #migraine? Check out this week’s FastFact featuring a p… https://t.co/7sES0sVM6V
6/10
2020
#DidYouKnow the survival chances of a player who suffers a sudden cardiac arrest can be greatly increased if early… https://t.co/OgCi8SCMbT
6/5
2020
Why do you think that this player has developed sensory symptoms over the dorsum of his great toe? 👉… https://t.co/Mhrl0yVZvI
6/4
2020
Don't miss the webinar on Friday 5 June organised by @MouradGhrairi from our #FMCE @Fmcedubai and the @uaefa_ae on… https://t.co/YkCvNsKPvK
6/3
2020
Have you used taping to help manage plantar fascia pain, medial tibial stress or tibialis posterior problems? If no… https://t.co/oSH4Z17zAQ
6/1
2020
#DidYouKnow FIFA Medical & Anti-Doping works with an international network of doping control officers. They are con… https://t.co/kxmCEmPYa2
5/29
2020
What slightly unusual cause of lateral knee pain is shown on this player’s MRI scan? 👉 https://t.co/0OWwGWccLwhttps://t.co/TJkvd2K5fA
5/28
2020
Read our 🆕 FastFact about a study which calculated the exposure to virus during football matches.… https://t.co/8blZNMWEzC🗓️ This evening our #FMCE @FortiusClinicUK is hosting a webinar on Elite Sport after Lockdown with @ingham_stevehttps://t.co/A69jQ1Avev
5/27
2020
This open source article illustrates the potential benefit of both bracing the ankle and proprioceptive training –… https://t.co/75fzgFDSphTaping or bracing an ankle after a lateral ligament sprain reduces the risk of future injury by about 50%. Watch th… https://t.co/rw9mysN7aZ
5/25
2020
FIFA established a FIFA-confederations working group to address the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and make… https://t.co/ljb5HX8Rdw
5/22
2020
Interesting findings - with quite a bit of variability in opinion. This largely reflects the literature. The data t… https://t.co/w4r5BRDOpG @Javi_physport Check out the case to see whether you're right Javi. Thanks for commenting.What post-surgical complications (following a #ACL reconstruction) are shown on this coronal MRI sequence?… https://t.co/ZxdKYvbkbz
5/21
2020
Happy #internationaldayoffamilies 🎁⚽🌎 Take care of your loved ones #distantbutunited #FootballNetwork #FMCE https://t.co/PFFg6urge7One of the most common ways athletes hurt their knees is by injuring their #ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament)! 🗣️Ev… https://t.co/NJy6OYcF20
Retweeted by FIFA Medical Network#DidYouKnow we launched this week a 🆕 #MedicalPodcast showcasing personalities of the world of football 🌎… https://t.co/qRHwIRJMe4⚽️🆚🦠 ¿Sabes cómo trabaja el cuerpo médico del @ManUtd_Es en tiempos de #COVID? El Dr. Steve McNally👨🏻‍⚕️ se lo co… https://t.co/DD6B7S2jqm
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5/15
2020
Check out this week's radiology review. Do you think patients with a combined ACL/MCL laxity should have early sur… https://t.co/PTYWq5RTVz🥼 Dr Steve McNally has been Head of Sports Medicine and Science at @ManUtd for over 16 years ⏺️ @andy_massey, Dire… https://t.co/4LcEocHdh1
Retweeted by FIFA Medical Network🆕 Ever wondered what a "normal" day looks like for a team doctor at one of the world’s biggest clubs? Listen to our… https://t.co/LUUQZjXxzp
5/14
2020
📢 Don't miss the 🆕 Medical Podcast. The first guest will be Dr Steve McNally, Head of Medical Services @ManUtd 🗓️ C… https://t.co/zxnxoNjWnX
5/13
2020
Did you know that aspirating a #knee can provide important diagnostic information – and can be very therapeutic fol… https://t.co/PjfIDlFgfv
5/12
2020
Using a spacer can substantially increase the delivery of asthma medication to the lungs. They also work better dur… https://t.co/3CLGkvU5c5
5/11
2020
#DidYouKnow The field of play medical team’s equipment for a FIFA tournament, at a minimum, includes: an AED, a rig… https://t.co/EHqgLL9IdD
5/8
2020
What potential cause of dorsal foot pain is shown on this lateral x-ray of the foot? https://t.co/Q5KJ67aqtghttps://t.co/SPdRfSQG5A
5/7
2020
As we start another week in lock down, we have another amazing webinar this Wednesday all about what's new in soft… https://t.co/qazyTJsxYA
Retweeted by FIFA Medical NetworkSchober’s test assesses lumbar stiffness and is often described in association with inflammatory arthropathy. Watch… https://t.co/BJAP19Xe1M
5/5
2020
Do you use perturbation training to help prepare your injured players for return to football? Watch this clip to le… https://t.co/8iWo1uZIUj
5/4
2020
#DidYouKnow Lightning strikes within a football stadium are rare, yet they do occur. It is mandatory for all footba… https://t.co/TLYK9josxI
5/1
2020
What do you think is the most likely cause of this player’s back pain? An injury or something else..❓ 👉… https://t.co/HFagqUP1rk
4/30
2020
This video shows clinical assessment tools used to assess for a #PCL injury. Take a look to learn more.… https://t.co/gjAAWOKRf4
4/28
2020
Remember that no single test should be used as standalone assessment in return to play. This decision should be bas… https://t.co/mCjNCvjoCIHop tests are commonly used to help assess lower limb function – frequently during rehabilitation after an #ACL inj… https://t.co/avhHA3z2dT
4/27
2020
Work from the @OSTRC1#FMCE @RoaldBahr and colleagues evaluating the effectiveness of an upper limb injury preventio… https://t.co/Hwh2m3qFHI
4/25
2020
What injury does this MRI image demonstrate? https://t.co/RG6KYfxe3E #FootballNetwork #FIFADiploma https://t.co/W05qrzD98Q#DidYouKnow Every single player from every country that qualifies for the @FIFAWorldCup or the @FIFAWWC undergoes b… https://t.co/5d17vCfGW2
4/24
2020
Older age and a history of injury are the strongest risk factors for future hamstring injury. Learn more about othe… https://t.co/kjBSfd46Is
4/23
2020
VIDEO: The global soccer players' union has rising concerns for the mental health of its members with the sport lar… https://t.co/7DiMtYjxwZ
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4/22
2020
Don't miss this evenings #webinar run by our #FMCE @FortiusClinicUK on sport injuries 📢 https://t.co/H8loXzyjB1https://t.co/CMDqFqX2FQPalpation, the squeeze test and the external rotation test can all be used to help diagnose an ankle #syndesmosis i… https://t.co/mmbU047pZDFootball supports humanity's heroes 📢 https://t.co/1J2D9T3kwt⚽ #COVID19 #WeWillWin #FIFA
4/21
2020
The box drop test can be used to assess lower limb biomechanics – especially following a #ACL injury. Watch this cl… https://t.co/7v2YZ5uvrl
4/20
2020
#DidYouKnow The next @IsokineticMed and FIFA #FMCE meeting will be held in Lyon. Click on this link to see in how m… https://t.co/pcrC6xqDXw
4/17
2020
Can the #ACL heal spontaneously? This small case series shows that healing can occur, albeit in a small cohort of p… https://t.co/eDpq3KqBgV.@BachmannR10 with a message to #BeActive and remain #HealthyAtHome! https://t.co/lzqiAL9yTn
Retweeted by FIFA Medical NetworkWhat do you think is the cause of this 53 year old coach’s medial foot and ankle symptoms? 📢… https://t.co/pPXVtOb12B
4/16
2020
Don't miss the latest FastFact discussing self-administered examination for patients with hip-related pain. 👉… https://t.co/pbCJoQyJMYOlder players and those with a history of hamstring injury appear to have lower pre-season hamstring strength. Are… https://t.co/IyrLH7wDau
4/15
2020
Data from @OSTRC1 @larsengebretsen highlights that acromioclavicular joints injuries are especially common in young… https://t.co/9SIYCl44nuThe Lachman test is the most useful single test to assess the integrity of the #ACL. Watch this clip to learn more.… https://t.co/GoDEuxi4E5
4/14
2020
The data regarding the effectiveness of isometric exercise is mixed and in general involves small sample sizes. Rea… https://t.co/rIvvK5FPVHIsometric exercises may provide good pain relief and improve function for many players with tendinopathy. Do you kn… https://t.co/kC1HBKy9zR
4/13
2020
#DidYouKnow Matches are sometimes scheduled earlier or later and a heat threshold is set for implementing cooling a… https://t.co/Moc7eY6RIy
4/10
2020
Why does this young woman have ongoing posterior thigh pain? Hint, the pain wakes her at night and is improved with… https://t.co/to31NrlBXm
4/9
2020
Play True Day is tomorrow! 🎉 Start following the campaign in real time on our dedicated social media wall ➡️… https://t.co/JwSVIUYUdY
Retweeted by FIFA Medical Network🗓️Tomorrow is the #PlayTrueDay. Share with us the reasons why you have pledged to #PlaySafe and make your personali… https://t.co/sbIEw1mplRThis video is dedicated to you, who never gave up! We are stronger together…because “exercise is medicine”, at home… https://t.co/ZmhDnDY7dW
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4/8
2020
Check out the initiative of the Malta FA #TrainingWithMFA 📢 https://t.co/2yLvpwAnt5 https://t.co/zYr10Q5HlsGroin pain in athletes presents a diagnostic challenge. Do you know the clinical findings that are most common with… https://t.co/oRFL8FYdQH
4/7
2020
#BeActive and remain #HealthyAtHome @SergioRamos | @3gerardpique @realmadriden | @FCBarcelona #FIFA #UNhttps://t.co/u5uo6bkIER
Retweeted by FIFA Medical NetworkIf you want to find out more about the ‘Muncie Method’ have a look at this paper from the @CJSMonlinehttps://t.co/aa0qbBay05The Muncie exercise might be worth adding to your management plan for players with patellofemoral pain. It started… https://t.co/kSWeVS0vb6
4/6
2020
#DidYouKnow The FIFA Medical Committee consists of 11 people, including the chairman. There is at least one represe… https://t.co/ZcqlhnBect
4/3
2020
This 19 year old player presents with ongoing pain one year after an ACJ sprain (his original x-ray is shown). What… https://t.co/WdBrYh3b6N
4/2
2020
High intensity training and small sided games induce similar physiological responses - but games are more fun! Clic… https://t.co/Mucba2ETJSThis video shows clinical assessment tools used to assess #patellofemoral pain. Watch to learn more.… https://t.co/ag26vdTr2K
3/31
2020

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