Tom is a physiotherapist with over 15 years of experience and a very keen runner! He graduated with a BSc (Hons) degree in 2002 and since then has worked in clinics in the UK and overseas. His career started in Winchester where he worked in the NHS and developed a specific interest in lower limb rehab and joined the physio team at a semi-professional football club. Following the Tsunami in 2004 Tom travelled to Sri Lanka and did voluntary physiotherapy work in a hospital, teaching local staff, treating patients and fundraising for new equipment. Tom returned to the UK in 2006 and started working in Brighton as a senior physiotherapist. His interest in rehab continued to grow and he ran lower limb and spinal rehab groups as well a chronic pain programme.
Tom Goom started RunningPhysio in March 2012 to help those training for marathons that spring, since then it’s developed into a resource used by runners and clinicians all over the world. Tom has written for Running Fitness, Men’s Running UK, and the British Journal of Sports Medicine blog. His research in proximal hamstring tendinopathy has been published in the prestigious Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy.
In 2014 Tom Goom started sharing his knowledge through teaching on the Running Repairs Course which has gone from strength to strength and he now presents both in the UK and internationally. He has recently created a comprehensive online version of the course that’s been enjoyed by hundreds of clinicians around the world.Discover all our courses about sport!