Elliott Clarke (Harlequins Rugby Senior Rehabilitation Physiotherapist)

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Episode 45: Andy McDonald catches up with Elliott Clarke at Harlequins Rugby. Elliott is a Senior Rehabilitation Physiotherapist who has been with Harlequins rugby for over 5 years beginning as the Academy Physiotherapist. Prior to Quins Elliott worked within the NHS and also for Worthing RFC. In this episode Andy and Elliott discuss rehab frameworks and philosophies without shying away from technical details. In the past we’ve had Ed Lea (S&C) and Tom Batchelor (Sport Science) from the club and consistent with their episodes you can expect this conversation to be honest and transparent for both Elliott and Harlequins methodology. 

In this episode Andy and Elliott discuss: 

  • Elliotts background and role
  • His Rehab Philosophy 
  • Setting prognostic expectations
  • Selecting frameworks amongst complexity 
  • Reconditioning
  • Return to running
    • Soleus
    • Hamstring 

Where you can find Elliott: