Dr Chris Bramah

Qualifications

PhD, MSc, BSc, MCSP

Practicing since: 2011

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About

Dr Chris Bramah is a Physiotherapist specialising in running injuries and biomechanics, with extensive experience working in elite level sport. Having initially started his career in Rugby League, Chris went on to work in track and field for British Athletics and Team GB, supporting their endurance athletes throughout numerous championships; including the 2020 Tokyo and 2016 Rio Olympic Games, the 2017 London World Championships, IAAF Diamond League events and several high altitude training camps across the World.

Alongside his work in athletics, Chris has worked privately with clients from a range of professional sports, including football, rugby, boxing, tennis and martial arts.

Chris continues to be actively involved in clinical research having completed his PhD focusing on the biomechanics of running related injuries. He has published multiple peer reviewed articles in academic journals and presented his work at both national and international conferences. Chris is passionate about integrating scientific evidence into clinical practise to deliver unique assessment and diagnostic services for running related and sports related injuries.  

Special interests

  • Running
  • Sports Injuries
  • Biomechanics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Physiotherapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Gait Analysis

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Research

  1. Is There a Pathological Gait Associated With Common Soft Tissue Running Injuries? – The American Journal of Sports Medicine
  2. A 10% increase in step rate improves running kinematics and clinical outcomes in runners with patellofemoral pain at 4 weeks and 3 months – The American Journal of Sports Medicine
  3. The biomechanical characteristics of high-performance endurance running – European Journal of Sport Science
  4. The effect of speed on Achilles tendon forces and patellofemoral joint stress in high performing endurance runners – Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports
  5. Kinematic characteristics of male runners with a history of recurrent calf muscle strain injury – International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy 

Memberships

  • Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy & Health Care Professions Council

Other posts held

  • Physiotherapy Lecturer at The University of Salford
  • Director at Extra Mile Health
  • Physiotherapist at British Athletics