Category Archives: Sports Physiotherapy
Gluteus medius syndrome is one of the major causes of back pain and/or leg pain and is similar to greater trochanteric pain syndrome (GTPS). GTPS was historically referred to, or often misdiagnosed as trochanteric bursitis (if you or a family member has ever been diagnosed with trochanteric bursitis, it may have been greater trochanteric pain syndrome).
Do I leave it alone so it doesn’t get aggravated or do I keep exercising it to keep it active and strong?
This is the question many are faced with when dealing with chronic and or repetitive injuries and pain. Usually the advice these days with non acute injuries is to get the affected area moving again as
After 9 years of working within and alongside the fitness industry, I can say that I do have a problem with some of the concepts and customs of how fitness and exercise are commonly taught and practised. That is why I do not often use those the words “fitness” and “exercise” and tend to opt for words like “movement
Exercising to keep our legs strong, our spine healthy and our shoulders mobile is something that many of us do in some way or another. But how much do you look after the health and functionality of your feet?
Sure, we walk on them when we run or when we walk the dog. We
You may not have heard of the plantar fascia, yet if you experience pain there, you will definitely never forget it.
Plantar fasciopathy, previously known as plantar fasciitis ( ‘itis’ means inflammation, and research has demonstrated that the pain in the plantar fascia is not driven by inflammation as previously thought), is pain in
So I decided to try and explain something that I get asked often in the clinic, how does Kinesiology tape work? Well, hopefully and questions are answered in this video. If not, please feel free to email or call in and ask, I’d be happy to discuss.
Running trainers have a big role to play at whatever distance and speed you train for. A few myths busted and facts confirmed in this V-log that I hope will help you understand what to look for when you plan to buy a pair. Think safety and what’s most appropriate for your training regime and you can’t go wrong!
Tip 1: Have things aligned from the start. If you’re a new runner I’d highly recommend having your gait biomechanically checked before picking up heavy mileage; this means everything looked at from head to toe, not just your feet. An imbalance will inevitably lead to a problem further down the line when those habits feel much more natural and harder
Everybody is unique in their lives in everything they do, and the same applies to running. The style that an individual runs (running gait) can directly affect their speed, amount of effort needed, risk of injury and progression in the activity. With a biomechanical assessment a runner can find out exactly what’s needed to be worked on, and in doing