Tracy is a senior physiotherapist specialising in musculoskeletal and sports injuries within a private hospital in Aberdeen. She is a certified Pilates Instructor and also a pilates course tutor for the APPI.
She previously worked with high level athletes for Scottish Hockey and within rugby, rowing, and triathlon. Tracy blogs about pilates, fitness and rehab on her website and creates videos for YouTube.
Outside of work she is a competitive ice skater, runner and can be found anywhere outdoors with her pug!
Articles by Tracy Ward
in Diagnose & Treat, Tools and technology
When conventional rehabilitation methods are just not enough, what else can facilitate return to sport? Tracy Ward looks at the evidence for and against acupuncture… MORE
in Diagnose & Treat, Musculoskeletal injuries, Overuse injuries, Tools and technology
Corticosteroid injections are widely used to aid injury rehabilitation but we still understand very little about their mechanism. Tracy Ward looks at the current thinking and discusses how this potentially impacts treatment options… MORE
in Anatomy, Diagnose & Treat, Improve, Knee injuries, Pre-hab and post-surgical rehab
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in athletes can have devastating consequences. Tracy Ward rounds up the most recent guidelines for rehabilitation, return to sport, measures of success following ACL reconstruction surgery, as well as prevention strategies MORE
in Acute injuries, Anatomy, Diagnose & Treat, Improve, Joint injuries
Tracy Ward discusses wrist injuries, with emphasis on the involvement of the carpal bone capitate, and how you can successfully modify your training when in possession of a wrist injury. MORE
in Diagnose & Treat, Improve, Joint injuries, Musculoskeletal injuries, Sports psychology
Tracy Ward explores some of the neurological and behavioural changes that pain can bring about, and the implications for clinicians with athletes in their care… MORE