Sprained Ankles

Ankle sprains are a common soft tissue injury not limited to those of us with sporting prowess! Having sprained my ankle myself several years ago I know exactly how painful it can be. The term sprained refers to damage to the collagen* fibres that form the ligament structures, on either side of the ankle. The most […]

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Who are you?…..Who do you want to be?

Has life’s journey taken a turn that perhaps wasn’t on your map? Do you now find yourself in a position of what sometimes feels like everlasting turns and detours? Or maybe you never had a destination and you just don’t like the place you are in?   Whichever it is, some of the questions you may […]

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I’m Just Injury Prone. Fact or Fiction?

By James Cameron BASRaT and Jenny Manners MCSP MSc “I’m just injury prone” – A single phrase that is transferable and echoed all the way from elite sport to Sunday afternoon bike rides. It is the assumption that certain, unlucky people have a natural pre-disposition to injure easily and should therefore be accepted as a […]

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Our Massage Guide for Runners

Why regular massage can improve your performance, reduce recovery time and boost your enjoyment of both your training and race days! We all know that massage makes you feel good, but few of us really understand why or realise the full benefits it has on our health and wellbeing. We tend to consider a massage […]

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Running Repairs? Do I need Physio or Massage?

by Jenny Manners MCSP MSc Despite the current freezing cold and the heavy rain we have had of late, we are still seeing lots of brave individuals in full training for the half and full marathons that are coming up in Spring. In deciding what to write about this month it struck me that runners […]

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