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How Pilates can make a positive impact on your daily wellbeing
How Pilates can make a positive impact on your daily wellbeing 8 Jul 2019

Presently, we’re a lot more conscious about our own mental health and wellbeing. Whether this be in the form of daily meditation or attending regular fitness classes, there are many ways we can help ourselves. In today’s blog, we meet [...]

Cricket Fielders: The 5 best exercises for injury prevention
Cricket Fielders: The 5 best exercises for injury prevention 1 Jul 2019

With a focus on fielders, North-East Lincolshire-based physiotherapist Omkar Sawant presents his final blog in his series on cricket. Read what he has to say on strengthening and it’s principles, followed by his five recommended gym-based exercises for fielders and [...]

Cycling injuries: Poor posture and related back pain
Cycling injuries: Poor posture and related back pain 15 Jul 2019

In the follow up on her initial blog on how to recognise and treat cycling injuries, Claire Edwards continues with her cycling blog series, this week she discusses back pain when cycling and the relationship between poor posture and the [...]

Cycling injuries: How to recognise and treat them
Cycling injuries: How to recognise and treat them 24 Jun 2019

The arrival of warmer weather and the pro-road cycling tours now well underway. As such, this has encouraged many more of us out onto the roads. The benefits of cycling are well documented for both physical and mental well-being and [...]

Cricket Batsmen: The 5 best exercises for injury prevention
Cricket Batsmen: The 5 best exercises for injury prevention 17 Jun 2019

In Omkar’s penultimate blog post in the series, the focus today is on the all-important cricket batsmen. Here’s his five best exercises and how you can stay injury-free… As explained previously, many studies have proved that batsmen are also prone [...]

Cricket bowlers: The 5 best exercises for injury prevention
Cricket bowlers: The 5 best exercises for injury prevention 3 Jun 2019

We hope you’re enjoying the start of the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. In part two of his cricket series, Omkar breaks down the five best exercises for fast cricket bowlers to avoid injury prevention, ensuring they are fit and ready [...]

Tennis injuries: The upper body
Tennis injuries: The upper body 27 May 2019

It’s that time of year again, the sun is starting to shine (allegedly) and the tennis season is here with The French Open well underway! The call to pick up a racket grows ever stronger. Making sure you stay injury [...]

Common cricket injuries & the importance of S&C Training
Common cricket injuries & the importance of S&C Training 20 May 2019

You may remember last year’s successful blog series on hiking by Omkar Sawant. He’s back, this time taking us through the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. In the first of his four-part cricket series, Omkar discusses the most common cricket injuries [...]

Why do I get pain on top of foot when walking or running?
Why do I get pain on top of foot when walking or running? 13 May 2019

Following on from her blog post about flat feet, Capital Physio’s physiotherapist Gbemi is back. Today she’s looking at why we sometimes experience pain in the top of the foot, and how this can be treated. Foot pain One of [...]

Training with a shoulder injury
Training with a shoulder injury 29 Apr 2019

Today we welcome Capital Physio’s physiotherapist James Bainbridge back to the Capital Physio blog. He’s looking at shoulder injuries – one of the most common issues affecting athletes. Should you train when you’re suffering from a shoulder injury, and how [...]