England’s Kane credits personal physio for helping solve ankle problems
England striker Harry Kane says working with a personal physiotherapist has helped him solve the ankle problems that have hindered his career.
Kane has suffered several layoffs in the past due to ankle problems, but has not been injured this season. He also suffered a hamstring injury while playing for Tottenham Hotspur in 2020 which set him aside for two months.
The 29-year-old said he worked with a physiotherapist for three years and is now in a “completely different place”.
“I have struggled to play consistently all season,” Kane told reporters Thursday.
“Especially when you’re in big tournaments, it’s nice to know your body is in a good position.
“You can get injured at any time, whether it’s tackling or bad moves, but I think when you’re free in your mind and playing non-stop for a while, that’s definitely in your mood. spiritual help.
“I kept hurting my ankle and it caused me a severe hamstring injury. As you get older and mature you learn more about your body. When you can push and when you shouldn’t push too hard, It should … it has helped me consistently play at the level I have.
England, who have won and drawn two of the four Nations League group stage games so far, will play against Italy in Milan on Friday and host Germany at Wembley on 26 September.