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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 [...]

What is Plantar Fasciitis and How Can Physiotherapy Help?
What is Plantar Fasciitis and How Can Physiotherapy Help? 22 Feb 2017

Heel pain can be an athlete’s dread. When a GP or a physiotherapist tells you that you have ‘Plantar fasciitis’ the connotations surrounding this can all seem negative. However, you will be pleased to hear that it is not all [...]

How to Alleviate Cycling Knee Pain
How to Alleviate Cycling Knee Pain 2 Feb 2017

We are all told that riding a bike is a low-impact aerobic activity, so why do so many of us suffer from cycling knee pain? Although cycling is a great low impact sport, the repetitive motion of pedaling can lead [...]

Physiotherapy for Tennis Elbow
Physiotherapy for Tennis Elbow 20 Sep 2016

What is Tennis Elbow? Tennis Elbow is an overuse injury that causes pain on the outer aspect of the elbow. A group of muscles on the back of the forearm (called the forearm extensors) which have a common bony attachment to [...]

Kinesiology Tape and Low Back Pain
Kinesiology Tape and Low Back Pain 14 Jun 2016

Acute low back pain is very common, and a condition that affects a large proportion of the population at some stage throughout their life. Kinesiology tape has been shown to be an effective early intervention in a recent study from [...]

Avoiding Winter Sport Injuries
Avoiding Winter Sport Injuries 10 Nov 2015

Introduction We see an increasing a number of injuries around the winter months that are commonly associated with winter sports. This is due partly to plummeting temperatures and also to the pressures that are placed upon the body during skiing [...]

Foot and ankle injuries in dancers
Foot and ankle injuries in dancers 20 Oct 2014

Introduction It’s very rare to find a ballet dancer without a foot/ankle injury. 34-62% of all dance injuries are reported at the foot and ankle (Kadel, 2006). Well, that’s not surprising, given that the long hours and days of ballet [...]

Common Running Injuries
Common Running Injuries 3 Sep 2014

It’s been a summer of sport, kicking off with the world cup in Rio and rounding up with the Commonwealth Games hosted here in the UK. Events such as these are capital in inspiring people to take up new sporting [...]