INFORMATION FOR PARENTS OF ACADEMY BOYS:
Who are the physiotherapy team ?
·There are two full time members of staff:
Sean Beech & Stephen Weir
Stephen Weir is the Physiotherapist with responsibility for the overseeing of the under 9-16 age groups. If your son gets injured you must contact Stephen as soon as possible.
Stephen will give advice on what to do and he will arrange an appointment for treatment if necessary.
No player should report to the Physiotherapist without a pre-arranged appointment. Players must be accompanied by their parent or guardian otherwise treatment will not be given.
It is expected that if a player is declared unfit on the last session before their match then he will not be available for selection for that match. The physiotherapy team's decision on the fitness of a player is final and will not be influenced by the views of coaches, players or parents.
·There are also six part time members of staff that make up the physiotherapy department involved with your child.
What does the physiotherapy department provide for your child ?
·Assessment and Treatment Sessions
·Screening and Prevention of injury sessions
In the case of injury or illness notice must be sent to Academy Physiotherapist, Stephen Weir.
Any injuries, however slight, must be reported immediately to the Physiotherapist on duty.
Any appointment given by a Physiotherapist must be strictly adhered to. If you are unable to attend an appointment you should inform Stephen Weir where possible.