Lord Coe Praises Osteopaths' Contribution to London 2012 Games
Wednesday 6th March 2013 0:00 AM
Lord Coe has given recognition to the contribution osteopaths made to the Central Medical Team at the London 2012 Games. Lord Coe Said: “The Olympic and Paralympic Games in London 2012 were unique in its provision of Medical and Paramedical services provided to athletes.For the first time in Olympic history, Osteopaths were invited to be part of the Central Medical Team. Twenty-five highly dedicated osteopathic experts gave their time to volunteer as part of the Physical Therapies team, looking after athletes and support staff from all over the world. Osteopaths were present for the duration of both the Olympic and Paralympic Games, located in polyclinics at each major Olympic village, performing over 900 medical encounters.counters.