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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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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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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