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PFA and Perform at St. George’s Park celebrate 750th player through scheme.

Perform at St. George’s Park and the PFA are celebrating the news that 750 players from across the country have now used their highly successful Residential Rehab Scheme.

The scheme, which is funded for professional players by the PFA helps players recover from injuries using the world-class medical facilities and at Perform St. George’s Park.

The popular scheme, which has been used by players including Anton Ferdinand, Swansea City’s Neil Taylor and England Women’s World Cup star Karen Carney allows patient access to Physiotherapists, Medical Doctors and Sports Scientists and is also available to the general public.

John Bramhall, PFA Deputy Chief Executive PFA Deputy Chief Executive John Bramhall.

PFA Deputy Chief Executive John Bramhall, said: “The Residential Rehab Scheme is available to both current and former players and represents another benefit of PFA membership, providing access to the world-class facilities at St. George's Park.

"The specialised and tailored treatment helps members who are dealing with the uncertainty of injury, which can be one of the most challenging times in a player’s career."

"The positive feedback we receive from our members is testament to the work undertaken by the Perform team."

The PFA have so far funded over half a million pounds in player recover at Perform St. George’s Park and Perform Director Phil Horton believes the Scheme can now strive for even greater results in injury recovery.

Horton said: “We’re delighted with our continued relationship with the PFA, it’s vitally important that players make the best recovery they can from injuries.

“We’re always looking to improve and we have some of the best staff in the industry working on player recovery.

“The scheme has also proved incredible popular with the general public and giving people the best possible chance to recover from injuries that occur in everyday situations,” he added.

Perform residential rehabilitation services are delivered at the specialist sports medicine and human performance centre at St. George’s Park, the training home of the England football teams.

The Perform centre incorporates 25,000 square feet of world-leading technology and outstanding facilities to improve human performance and is staffed by specialist clinicians and sports and exercise medics.

The inter-disciplinary Perform team works with the England football teams, professional sports squads and athletes from a range of sports on a daily basis as well as working with individual members of the public, schools and corporate organisations who want to benefit from the services and expertise normally reserved for those in elite sport.