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Prevent Running Injuries with Physiotherapy

Whether you’re training for your first marathon or your thirty-first – or somewhere in between –  it may be time to incorporate a physiotherapist into your fitness plan. Perhaps you thought that Physiotherapists were necessary only after…
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3 Common Running and Walking Injuries

Going for a jog is one of the more pleasurable ways to exercise, especially if you live close to a beautiful path that caters to a nice run. Running is one of the more popular exercises partially because of the beneficial effects that this activity…
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So you have a Sports Injury? What you need to know.

What we know about tissue healing from Sports Injuries. The absence of pain does not mean an injury has fully healed.  In some injuries, repair tissue matures as slow as 1% to 2% a week. During this time, as repair tissue matures and remodels,…
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10 Reasons to get Running or Walking!

1.Meet interesting people.  It's no secret that running does a body good. In addition, the active, motivated mindset of runners usually correlates positively with intelligence and other desirable traits. 2.Create "Me" time. Although running…
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8 Simple Gardening Tips to Prevent Injury

  Gardening Common gardening tasks can cause stress and strain on muscles and joints, especially for seniors or those who are normally sedentary.  Different body areas such as the shoulders, neck, back, and knees can be vulnerable to injury…
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Knee Pain: Fix and Prevent. Here's what research shows

Knee Pain Nearly all of us experience knee pain at some point in our lives for various different reasons. Knee pain is mainly caused by overuse of muscles, arthritis, or excessive foot pronation amongst other reasons, with knee arthritis the…
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Barefoot running: What does the latest research suggest?

Is barefoot best? Barefoot and minimalist running is growing in popularity across the world, with Americans spending $59 million on minimalist running shoes last year alone! It has been hailed as the natural way to run and as a saviour to those…
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Flat feet a common problem

Flat feet are a common problem. They can easily be identified by even non-trained individuals as the appearance is quite clear. On the inside of the foot should be a nice curvature which raises the inner foot up off the floor. If the foot touches…
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Shin Splints

‘Shin Splints’ is an outdated term which is now believed to cover many forms of anterior shin pain. What most people perceive to be ‘shin splints’ should actually be termed Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS). This condition typically…