Our second part of the marathon series is on common injuries sustained during running training Over the last 10–15 years, there has been a dramatic increase in popularity of running marathons. Numerous articles have reported on injuries to runners of all experience, with yearly incidence rates for injury reported to be as high as 90% [read More…]
How to train for your marathon Training for a marathon is not to be taken lightly. It is recommended to train for at least two to three months prior to the marathon so you can build up your pace and stamina. In order to avoid the pitfalls of marathon training, here is some advice from experienced marathon [read More…]
Thrive Programme – is based on the latest research and fulfils the current official guidelines. In February 2019 the Thrive programme will be starting again. If you have type 2 diabetes* or prediabetic** then please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. The results have been life changing. “The Thrive Course has literally been life changing. I’ve been overweight [read More…]
Heading for the ski slopes? For those of you lucky enough to be looking forward to a second trip to the slopes this season it may be a good time to gain more confidence on the black runs, moguls and even hone your skills for the off-piste. To ski difficult terrain and variable snow conditions [read More…]
Pilates for rehabilitation is a body conditioning method that works in a different way to other fitness techniques.
If you are suffering from shoulder pain, stiffness or instability then consider Physiotherapy. The majority of shoulder problems can be helped once the cause has been discovered. Common symptoms to look out for: Problems sleeping due to shoulder pain Difficult to get your arm in the sleeve of a coat or reach behind you Pain [read More…]
Beginners Guide to Running More and more people are taking up running. Running is a great way to exercise and is becoming more popular in the UK. Park runs, 5km, 10km, half marathons and marathons are popping up all around the country in response to the demand for opportunities for people to enjoy their running.
Nearly everyone has experienced knee pain, whether caused by sudden injury, overuse, or an underlying condition such as arthritis. Symptoms of knee injury can include pain, swelling and stiffness.
If you are a golfer please read why physiotherapy is important for you and your golf. Mark Brennan MCSP MMACP Physiotherapist Golf is one of the most technically demanding sports on the body. There is an intense demand on the flexibility, control and strength of the body, all in a relatively short space of time, [read More…]
Yoga isn’t just for Women. Men can benefit from the health benefits of Yoga too so if you are wondering whether it will benefit you (or the man in your life) here are a few reasons to give it a go: Helps to improve flexibility Reduces tension in neck, shoulder, and back Prepares for mindful [read More…]