In today's episode I talk with Phil MacDonald from Sports Therapy Liverpool. Phil is a fully qualified level 5 sports therapist based at the Climbing Hangar Liverpool. He arrived in Japan in 2002 as an English teacher and has transformed from a teacher, to an travel guide, translator and is now a sports therapist helping people who are injured. Phil also works in professional cycling as soigneur to Team Wiggins and the Great Britain cycling team.
We talked about:
How Japan influenced him even after leaving Japan
Finding your true path, despite being good at loads of languages!
Phil’s experience volunteering in Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture post 3/11
Getting involved in professional sport supporting cyclists
Old injuries and emotional pain
The most common problems he sees in his injury clinic
Mentioned in this episode:
Sports Therapy Liverpool
Find Phil here