Uncategorised 6th July 2018

It’s Coming Home

Football Injuries As we are in full swing of the World Cup – I thought it would be interesting to find out the most common sporting injuries football players are likely to obtain whilst playing.   Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury The ACL is one of four ligaments that help keep your knee stable, and […]

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Acute pain Exercise Instability Pain Performance Physiotherapy Rehabilitation Rotator cuff Shoulders SLAP Sport Sports Massage Surgery 22nd June 2018

Got a Crunchy Shoulder?

It’s surprising how many people in a day ask me; Why is my shoulder crunching? What does it mean? Am I injured? It’s understandable that noises in the joints, such as popping, cracking, crunching or clicking, can be quite disturbing and cause concern. In most cases, these noises are not indicative of any underlying problem. […]

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Activities Acute pain Benefits Cardio Exercise Exercises fitness health Injury Muscle Pain Performance physio Physiotherapy Prevention Rehab Rehabilitation Spine Sport Stitch sweat 15th June 2018

Ever Get A Pain In The Side?

What is a stitch? A stitch can be a very common pain people feel when taking part in physical activities. A stitch is classified as a pain in the left or right side that makes it difficult to breather when running. A side stitch is simply nothing more than an occasional nuisance. However can cause […]

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Conditioning First aid Pre-season Rehab Rest Rugby Seasons Sport Teams Uncategorised 8th June 2018

The Importance of Pre-Season Training

The Importance of Pre-Season training As the off season for many of the winter sports has just started. It is time to start thinking about the pre-season training that needs to take place before the start of next season. Personally, from working with rugby teams – pre-season is a necessity. Pre-season conditioning is not only […]

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Achilles Activities Acute pain Arch Arches Cardio Exercise Injury Muscle Physiotherapy Prevention Rehabilitation running Sports Massage Tendon 1st June 2018

Achilles Tendon Pain

As the weather has improved, more and more people are finding the time to go for a run outside, rather than shutting themselves away in the gym. In turn this has led to an increase in the amount of Achilles tendon injuries that we see in the clinic.   A bit about the Achilles Tendon […]

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Activities Acute pain Curves Exercise Exercises Kyphosis Lordosis Massage Physiotherapy Spine Sports Massage Strength Uncategorised 25th May 2018

Is it normal to have curves in your spine?

Curves of the Spine The human spine has a series of normal/natural curves. These curves help to better absorb the loads applied to the spine from gravity and the weight of the body. The neck and lower back have a normal inward curve, known as a lordotic curve. Whereas, the upper back has a normal […]

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Activities Acute pain Elbow Exercise Exercises Golfers Elbow Injury Massage Pain physio Rehabilitation Sports Massage Strength Tennis Elbow 18th May 2018

Tennis Elbow Pain

Tennis Elbow   You don’t have to be an avid tennis player to get tennis elbow!!   Tennis elbow is caused by a strain to the tendons in the forearm. The tendons become inflamed where they join the bony part on the outside of your elbow joint. Any activity that involves gripping and twisting of […]

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Activities Acute pain Exercise fitness Injury Muscle Overuse Pain Performance physio Pressure Rehabilitation running Shin Splints 11th May 2018

Shin Splints | Too Much Too Soon

Shin Splints is the catch term for most lower leg pains that occurs below the knee. This leg pain can either run along the front outside part of the leg (anterior shin splints) or the inside of the leg (medial shin splints).   Shin splints affect a range of athletes, runners, tennis players, and can […]

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Activation Activities Acute pain Cardio Cramp Exercise Exercises fitness Hamstring Hydration Injury Massage Muscle Nutrients Pain running Sports Massage Uncategorised 4th May 2018

The In’s and Out’s of Muscle Cramp

Muscle Cramp Muscle cramp can be horrible for the person experiencing it, yet oddly entertaining for the people watching – few things are more painful than cramp. You are happily going along during your run, swim, cycle and bang! Your calf muscle is the shape of a ball, pulling your foot right down. So, what […]

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