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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Running Technique and Injury Prevention

Whether you are interested in improving your speed, increasing the distance you run or reducing the risk of injury there is no shortage of information available to help you on your journey. However, which bits are relevant to you? How do you know if your glutes need strengthening, your ITB needs more stretching or if […]

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Plantar Fasciitis Heel Pain

What is Plantar Faciitis? Plantar Fasciitis is a relatively common foot condition where the fascia (connective tissue), which spreads from the heel (on the sole of the foot) across the arch to the toes, becomes painful and stiff.     Pain is often felt in the heel area where the fascia originates from, but can […]

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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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