Wandering Leg Pain – My Physio Says It’s My Back!

So how can pain that is sometimes sharp in the knee, aches in the thigh and makes your buttock feel ‘odd’ be anything to do with your back? It’s hard to understand why pain felt say in the knee or the calf, doesn’t always mean it’s a problem in that area, after all, that’s where […]

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Pain – Help or Hindrance?

Pain is an experience most of us are reasonably familiar with and it comes in all shapes and sizes (well you know what I mean!). Being able to feel pain is vital to our safety as it alerts us to danger and potential tissue damage (finger in a flame, a broken bone etc) but is […]

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Exercise – a Cure for All Ills!

Love it or hate it we are all aware that it is good for us but 1 in 4 women and 1 in 5 men in England are classed as physically inactive, that is doing less than 30 minutes of moderate physical activity per week. Many of us have really good intentions but life can […]

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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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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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