Get to know Andy
“The leading Sport and Exercise Medicine Specialist”
Dr Andy Franklyn-Miller appeared on the BBC Breakfast sofa and Radio 5 live on numerous occasions discussing athlete prepartion, injury prevention and injuries to leading athletes and a regular contributor to the BJSM podcast.
Dr Andy Franklyn-Miller completed his medical training at Imperial College, London in 1998 before joining the Royal Navy and serving with the Royal Marines. He commenced surgical training but transferred to Sports Medicine and trained in the UK and Australia as the Royal Navy’s Consultant in Sport And Exercise Medicine. His final post before leaving the Military was as Head of Research and Director of the Centre for Human Performance, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation at The Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre Headley Court.
Dr Franklyn-Miller has worked as Team doctor to British Olympic Rowing, England Rugby, Melbourne Storm Rugby League and the New Zealand Black Ferns alongside work for UK Athletics, and whilst on Fellowship in Australia observed Sports Physicians working at the Australian Open Tennis and World Swimming Championships alongside a variety of AFL teams. He has appeared on the BBC Breakfast sofa and Radio 5 live on numerous occasions discussing athlete prepartion, injury prevention and injuries to leading athletes and a regular contributor to the BJSM podcast programme.
In 2007 He formed a Research partnership with Dr Eanna Falvey when both were working at University of Melbourne, this research has led to numerous publications on groin pain, fascial injury, injury prevention and sports medicine anatomy. They co-wrote Clinical Sports Anatomy the leading Sports Medicine anatomy text.
Current reseach interests include: the biomechanics of groin pain, the expedited return to sport following groin injury, exertional lower limb pain and running re-education. Professional interests include sport injury, unexplained underperformance in athletes, chronic groin pain, lower limb overuse injury, and the management of high performance load and recovery alongside the biomechanics of running for performance.
He currently lives in Melbourne, Australia with his wife Shannon and children William, Sienna and Noah. He travels extensively and is in Europe monthly, and increasingly the US.