Dr Carl Todd - Biography
Carl Todd is a registered osteopath and certified strength and conditioning specialist with a PhD in orthopaedics and clinical science, a masters degree in sport injury medicine and an honours degree in osteopathy.
Dr Carl Todd is a registered osteopath, lecturer, published author and a certified strength and conditioning specialist. Carl has a PhD in orthopaedics and clinical science, Masters degree in sport injury medicine and an Honours degree in osteopathy.
Carl’s professional memberships include the General Osteopathic Council, Institute of Osteopathy, Osteopathic Sports Care Association, British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine, British Medical Acupuncture Society and the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
In 2005 Carl became the first osteopath to be appointed by The Football Association and work with the England Football team. To date, he has provided osteopathic care for almost 200 international games and attended four FIFA World Cup tournaments, Germany 2006, South Africa 2010, Brazil 2014 and Russia 2018; three UEFA European Championships Poland & Ukraine 2012; France 2016; Euro 2020. Carl has been consultant osteopath to Chelsea Football Club since 2008 working as part of the medical support for the first team players in all competitions. In 2019 Carl began providing osteopathic care in the sport of high performance Athletics, specifically providing trackside support for Dina Asher-Smith.
Carl has previously carried out consultancy roles for the England Cricket Board, Team GB male and female Basketball at the London 2012 Olympics, British Athletics at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and many other clubs including; Real Madrid, IFK Gothenburg, Manchester United FC, Manchester City FC, Liverpool FC, Tottenham Hotspur FC, Portsmouth FC, West Bromich Albion FC, and Worcestershire County Cricket Club and from 2006-2008 as part of the medical team at Honda UK.
His clinical experience with both elite and amateur level athletes has led to Carl developing his own unique style of integrating osteopathy and corrective exercise rehabilitation, encompassing bio-psychosocial, biomechanical, and functional rehabilitation for patient management and re-education. His unique areas of interest are spine, hip and groin rehabilitation pre and post surgery and specifically injury prevention. Carl lectures regularly at medical conferences both nationally and internationally on the subject of sports injury management and rehabilitation.