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What Risk Factors Are Associated With Run Related Injury

Date: June 29, 2016 Author: James Categories: Latest

  Ok so you have decided to participate in a running race. Fantastic! Congratulations, you are now an athlete doing what athletes do (hopefully at least), embarking on a new  training protocol! You’ve probably heard the statistics circulating out there that up to 79% of running athletes -that’s you and...

The Perfect Walk

Date: June 4, 2016 Author: James Categories: Latest

  Everyday I either help someone to improve the quality of their walk or see someone in the street who needs it. A beautiful walk projects confidence and is a great way to practice controlling your movement patterns. Focusing on a great walk requires attention to posture, movement patterns and control of center...

De Quervain’s - What is it and what can I do about it?

Date: May 12, 2016 Author: James Categories: Latest

  Wrist pain from de Quervain’s tenosynovitis is a common problem in my office. It’s notable from pain across the thumb side of the backhand aspect of the wrist which can extend into the thumb as well. It’s caused by the frictioning of two tendons in that part of the wrist inside a thickened connective...

Plantar Fasciitis - How Can I Treat It?

Date: April 28, 2016 Author: James Categories: Latest

  Plantar fasciitis is a very common complaint at the clinic. It's characterised by pain on the inside and forward portion of the heel which is often worse first few steps in the morning or after a period of inactivity. In the house, it can feel better when  wearing slippers. There are a diverse range of...

Tendinopathy

Date: March 27, 2016 Author: James Categories: Latest

Chronic tendinopathy, an umbrella diagnosis that includes tendinosis (degeneration of the intratendonous tissue), paratendinosis (degeneration of the tissue around the tendon) and tendinosis with paratendinosis, is a very common condition amongst the running set. Research suggests that 52% of runners will...


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