Tim Ghantous headed up the Podiatry medical team for the 2019 Ultra Trail event. Joining Tim and Andrew Martin from EGP were 3 other podiatrists from around NSW. A Podiatry station was set up at the 57km mark, assessing and treating all Athletes with musculoskeletal injuries, sprains and blistering.
Stats from the day
5 Podiatrists covered the station, with 2 treating at any one time
23 Athletes were seen between 10am and 8pm.
ITB + Knee and other musculoskeletal injuries generally earlier in the day
Blistering was seen more frequently later in the day/ evening
Males more than doubled females in requiring treatment 16 to 7.