How Do MMA Athletes Fight Through Injury?

Physiotherapist Chris Tack of All Powers Physio pens his latest piece 'Punching Through The Pain: How Do MMA Athletes Fight Through Injury?', with a particular focus on Junior dos Santos following his win over Cain Velasquez at UFC on Fox, despite being on crutches just ten days before.

Ever wondered how guys can be hurt and carry on? Is it just heart? Warrior spirit?

Find out here:

It's a fair old read so set aside a few minutes, but informative and definitely taught me a few things!


If you haven't had an injection of Lidocaine before then you won't know how much it takes the pain away.

Obviously there is that too. But what about when it happens during the fight?