December 19, 2018

Are you currently thinking about changing your exercise routine or starting again as your New Year’s resolution? Or do you normally have a break over the holidays & then struggle to get going again?

Many people return to exercise in January after a long break or decide...

February 5, 2018

The knee is one of the joints of the body that needs to provide stability. It is situated between two joints (the hip & the ankle) for which the main role is mobility. Issues will definitely arise if the knee is not able to do it's job properly. 

Knee niggles are c...

December 19, 2017

The gleno-humeral joint (made up of the upper arm & shoulder socket) is the most mobile joint in the body. There are less bony constrictions around this joint compared with our other joints which allows for a larger range of movement but reduced stability. The stabilit...

October 9, 2017

Training for a long-distance running event is extremely important but we must not forget that how you recover post-event will determine when you can back to training & be confident of remaining injury-free. If you do not recover adequately, you may suffer from over-tra...

September 18, 2017

Kit

  • Invest in the right pair of running shoes.

  • One for the ladies - make sure you have decent sports bras.

  • Invest in some technical clothing. This doesn't have to be expensive, there are plenty of companies who sell running specific kit that won't break th...

August 2, 2017

Having previously worked at a rugby club I know that the pre-season period can be pretty busy for therapists. The ground tends to be harder leading to complaints of shin pain, knee pain, low or mid-back tightness & many others!

To try & avoid these types of pain & injur...

June 19, 2017

If you have ever completed a long-distance walk, you will know how much the body can suffer in the following days! I have compiled a few tips to help make sure that you recover in the safest & quickest way possible should you decide to enter an event.

  1. Preparation is...

May 15, 2017

Long-distance walking events are a great way to motivate yourself to start an exercise programme! I am currently in training for a 50 km event in the Brecon Beacons at the beginning of June & this will be the third time I have taken on this challenge. I have compiled a...

May 4, 2017

As we are heading towards the summer months, the time has come to start getting the garden ready! Having had a break over the autumn & winter it is really tempting to hit the gardening hard which your body won't be used to. I have put together some top tips to ensure t...

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