Running after injury

Returning to running after injury

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Many people fear running after injury will either damage their knees and that they shouldn’t run if they’re in pain. This is simply not the case.
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Knee pain & osteoarthritis: What is osteoarthritis?

Knee pain? Worried its knee osteoarthritis and whether you’ll ever run (again)? So what is osteoarthritis? It literally means bone joint-inflammation. This differentiates the condition commonly referred to as ‘wear and tear’ from conditions…
Neurological physiotherapy treatment

Neurological physiotherapy

Neurological rehabilitation - how does physiotherapy help? Physiotherapy literally means therapy for the physique, the body. Even though the most common use of the term refers to rehabilitation of musculoskeletal conditions, physiotherapy has…
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Manual treatment of scar tissue

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Manual treatment of scar tissue and post-surgical sites The role of collagen Collagen is a natural substance produced by the body and present in all its parts; from skin and bone to muscles, tendons and ligaments. Embryologically collagen…
Massage - Benefits of massage during ski season

Benefits of massage during ski season

Why have massage before and after ski season, marathon training and sponsored sports competition? It’s nearing the end of the ski season, however Spring heralds the start of ski touring adventures in the Alps. As a keen skier, I know the…
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What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar Fasciitis is a painful condition affecting the sole of the foot and commonly starting from the heel area. In the past it used to be called also "policeman's heel" as the heel itself bears the majority of the weight while standing in…
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Training for the London Marathon? Common Injuries and Treatments

It's that time of the year again, runners start training for the London Marathon - how exciting! We discuss the best course of treatment to prevent injury.
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Treating Tendinopathy with Pilates

How does Pilates help with tendinopathy? Quite often we see patients with tendinopathy, it is a condition stemming from the tendons.  Tendons attach muscles to bones and also transmit forces from muscles to bone.  Tendinopathy covers a…
pelvic girdle pain in men

Pelvic Girdle Pain in Men

Pelvic girdle pain may often affect women who are pregnant or have recently had a baby. But can it affect men too? The answer is yes. What is Pelvic Girdle Pain? Pelvic pain is a general term that broadly refers to pain experienced in the…
Sports Massage

Sports Massage and management of injuries

How does Sports Massage help with training and injury? Whether you are an amateur runner training twice per week or a professional athlete competing at the Olympics, your body functions in the same way and above all it injures in the same way.…