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Posts from 2014

Top 5 running injuries and how to avoid them

26/12/14

Injuries are common in all sports including running, here is a list of the top 5 most commons runners injuries, what they are and how to avoid them. Patella femoral pain syndrome,(pfps)  this is commonly known as runners knee and...

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How to avoid injuries when starting a new exercise regime

26/12/14

New year sees our sports injury clinics very busy as people start their resolutions in the exercise world. the most common injuries we see at this time of year are knee problems, (usually patella tendonitis) calf strains and lower back...

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Cycling up hill – how to do it!

20/10/14

  Its the Matlock 10 this weekend so I thought a short blog covering hill climbing on a road bike would be quite apt! For all you non-cyclists out there the Matlock 10 is an event that involves climbing 10...

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Foot pain and how to fix it!

07/10/14

Ive heard a lot of people recently talking about how they are suffering with pain on the underside of their feet, if this has ever affected you read on! In most cases it is being caused by an injury called...

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Where’s your head at?

17/08/14

The position of your head could be causing you neck and upper back pain. A common posture these days is for the head to be forwards of the body known as chin poke position and the shoulders to be excessively...

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Tight hip flexors and back pain

17/08/14

Illiopsoas, the main hip flexor muscle runs from the lumbar spine (lower back) to the lesser trochanter of the femur (inside of the thigh bone). If this muscle is tight it causes the pelvis to tilt forward creating an exaggerated...

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Poor posture and back pain

28/07/14

Poor posture is one of the main causes of back pain. Poor posture develops due to muscle imbalances and weaknesses for example, Lumbar lordosis, where an exaggerated arch in the lower back can be seen is usually due to tight...

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Pilates for tennis

30/06/14

With Wimbledon now in full flow and Serena Williams and Andy Murray championing pilates as a vital part of their training I thought I’d share my top 5 pilates exercises for tennis and their benefits. 1. Spine twists: a lot...

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