Local physio great fit for Shildon AFC

Shildon AFC are delighted to welcome a local physiotherapist to the team this season.

Adam Summerbell aged 19, from Shildon, is a gym instructor and owner of Admire Fitness in Crook. He has qualified in personal training and sports massage and is currently studying sports therapy and rehabilitation at Teesside University.

The appointment will see Mr Summerbell able to offer the correct support for injuries, rehabilitation and muscle imbalances to improve their performance.  

Mr Summerbell said: “this is an amazing opportunity to be able to help Shildon AFC reach their full potential, I will be working hard to improve their performance from a physio point of view, with the aim of impacting on games, and increasing their chances of promotion”

He went on to say:” By the Autumn I am happy to announce that I will be running a clinic from Dean Street, Shildon which will offer the community a physiotherapy service for sporting injuries and niggles.

David Dent, chairman of Shildon AFC said:” Adam is a great fit for Shildon AFC and the community.  Not only are we offering his professional level of physio support to our players but we are opening this up to the wider community of Shildon.  I am personally looking forward to what Adam can bring to the team from his already growing knowledge base”

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