As a physiotherapist, we're frequently the first point of call to an injured athlete. We can play a vital role in the detection of RED-S, refer to the appropriate experts and have a role in the rehab following a bone stress injury. 

Related Blog: BJSM Blog - Using exercise to improve bone health in athletes with RED-S and "Periods. The barometer to hormone health" 

One of the key issues is asking sensitive questions about menstrual status and relationship with food and exercise. 

Related Blog:  "The RED-S Flag. Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport - Can physiotherapists play a key role in early detection?" 

I was asked by duo Jack Chew and Jack March from Physio Matters Podcast to pick my brains about the topic of RED-S, those hard to ask questions and our role as a physiotherapist within the MDT. 

Listen here for Session 66  

Huge thank you to Jack and Jack for having me on the podcast. I'm extremely passionate about raising awareness amongst our profession. 

Here are some great resources I've discussed on the podcast, plus some additional useful pearls! 

Thanks for reading and listening!