AECC assist BRFC to topple Titans
Saturday saw the first league game of the season with Bournemouth RFC at home against Taunton Titans.
For a dedicated team of student clinicians at local Anglo‐European College of Chiropractic (AECC) the game
marked the start of a season of hard work with the team behind the scenes, to ensure that the players (who
included current AECC student Dan Pollard) were on top form to go out and secure an impressive 42‐21
The AECC, leaders in injury prevention and rehabilitation, visit the club grounds at Chapel Gate on an ad hoc
basis to provide the players with sports massages and to offer injury prevention advice. Members of the
team also visit the world leading College Clinic for chiropractic treatment and to work on form, testing
strength and identifying potential issues that could affect play.
The College is respected as a world class training facility and is home to one of the largest treatment clinics
in Europe, all key tools in ensuring the players remain match fit. Paul Martin, Commercial Director at BRFC
said: “The support that we get from the AECC students and clinical staff has been fantastic and has hugely
benefitted our players in helping them to be match fit so that they can play at their very best. We feel it is a
great partnership and one that we look forward to continuing.’’
The AECC are now looking ahead to this Saturday’s game which will take place at Chapel Gate against the
London Irish Wild Geese. Neil Osborne Director of Clinic at the AECC said: “The relationship with BRFC is
fantastic for us as a clinic as it is important for the AECC to build and maintain local links. It is also great for
the players and their medical team as we can provide support with treatment or athletic performance
assessment and training. It’s rewarding to think that we can help teams like BRFC play at the very top of their
The AECC Clinic is open to the public Monday – Saturday and is run by faculty who are among the most
respected globally, based on their research and clinical expertise.