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Weary of recurring injuries? We take a look at how you can stop the cycle…
Weary of recurring injuries? We take a look at how you can stop the cycle… 10 Sep 2018

What happens when we get hurt? Is a sprain different to a strain? How does a fracture heal? We chat to physiotherapist, Shelly, about what recurring injuries and what you can do to make sure that it doesn’t happen again. [...]

Swimming tips from Capital Physio Expert: Maximise the Benefits of Swimming
Swimming tips from Capital Physio Expert: Maximise the Benefits of Swimming 11 Jun 2018

The sun is shining and we’ve been promised a warm summer by those in the know. What better time to enjoy swimming? From indoor pools to lovely lidos and ocean dips, there are so many benefits to swimming. There are [...]

From Sports Injuries to Physio: Capital Physios’ Client Recovery Story
From Sports Injuries to Physio: Capital Physios’ Client Recovery Story 4 Jun 2018

Every season, long after the snow has progressively melted away, sports enthusiasts are often still nursing sports injuries. While most experience muscle tenderness and fatigue, some unfortunately suffer with a serious injury that has longer term consequences.   We asked [...]

Running Performance: Get race ready with these top tips
Running Performance: Get race ready with these top tips 21 May 2018

Runners galore are gearing up for a weekend packed full of popular races, including the Vitality Westminster Mile on Saturday 27th May and the Vitality London 10,000 on Sunday 28th May. Running performance matters whether you’re a novice runner or [...]

Half Marathon Injury Prevention and Treatment Tips
Half Marathon Injury Prevention and Treatment Tips 14 May 2018

It’s almost time for the Virgin Sport Hackney Half Marathon. We will probably soon see runners taking to the streets in vibrant East London to get their hands on a well-deserved medal. Whether you’re a beginner when it comes to pounding [...]

Top Tips for Avoiding Summer Injuries
Top Tips for Avoiding Summer Injuries 8 May 2018

With the sunshine inspiring us all to get outdoors and get moving, summer injuries are prone to happen due to increased activity. We want to make sure your summer fun isn’t ruined by pain. That’s why we asked Capital Physio [...]

Do Less to get More from your training
Do Less to get More from your training 15 Mar 2018

Runners often believe that in order to smash their goals, they need to be training hard, every single day… Can you blame them for thinking this? You want to get good at something, you’ve got to practice it! Right? Yes [...]

Common questions asked by newly competing cylclists
Common questions asked by newly competing cylclists 14 Feb 2018

When competing in any sport it is important to train both in and out of season in the correct way to prevent injury and improve technique (power, speed, endurance and flexibility). Cycling has become a very competitive sport over the [...]

Common Tennis Injuries
Common Tennis Injuries 19 May 2017

Spring is here, the sun is beginning to shine (sort of…), Nadal has just won his fifth Madrid title and the tennis season is getting into full swing. With Wimbledon looming just around the corner, many of us are feeling [...]

Lower Back Pain From Squats: Why this Happens and How to Avoid it
Lower Back Pain From Squats: Why this Happens and How to Avoid it 7 Mar 2017

Squats have become so popular over the last few years and have become the go to exercise for building muscle in the lower body. Squatting is one of the most demanding and skilful exercises that exist. When mastered, squats can [...]