Michael Lancaster

Mike Lancaster is the Head of Medical Services for the Harlequins Rugby Football Club. Former senior physiotherapist within the Athletic Performance Unit of the GWS GIANTS Football Club, he was also previously head of medical services at Worcester Warriors and part of the medical team for the English National Rugby Union team.

Articles by Michael Lancaster

11 factors that differentiate sciatica from hamstring or other...

in Diagnose & Treat, Hip injuries, Leg injuries, Musculoskeletal injuries

Michael Lancaster discusses potential diagnoses in cases presenting with rear thigh pain, and how to sleuth out the cause. Posterior thigh pain provides a great challenge to sports physiotherapists around the world, with the most common cause being hamstring strains(1). However, there are a number of structures that cause pain both locally or referred. Identification of... MORE

Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy: A challenge for athletes and clinicians

in Leg injuries, Overuse injuries

Proximal hamstring tendinopathy is a challenging condition to overcome, for athletes and clinicians alike. Michael Lancaster explores the aetiology of this injury and provides clinicians with practical guidelines on its assessment, management and rehab. Tendon injuries are a common sporting problem. Whilst much attention is focused on the more common issues of Achilles and patella tendon... MORE

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