Injury prevention and recovery

  • How To Identify, Prevent & Treat Common Running Injuries

    How To Identify, Prevent & Treat Common Running Injuries

    24th August 2018

    Written by Dr. Jason Garrett Even with the best preparation, aches and pains are an inevitable result of a new running regimen. As a runner, you don’t want anything to get in the way of your fitness. That’s why being…

  • How A Massage Can Help You Go That Extra Mile

    How A Massage Can Help You Go That Extra Mile

    20th July 2018

    Chafing, blisters and blackened toenails — training for a big run can be punishing on the body. Day in, day out, you push your body to its limit as you strive to run that bit further and that bit faster.…

  • A Surgery-Free Approach To Chronic Foot Pain

    A Surgery-Free Approach To Chronic Foot Pain

    13th June 2018

    Written by Dr. Adam Siegel, DPM Plantar fasciosis and Achilles tendinosis are two of the most common sources of foot pain plaguing runners. If you’ve ever suffered from either of them, you know they can be debilitating! Plantar fasciosis is…

  • Five Mistakes You’re Making That Are Ruining Your Joints

    Five Mistakes You’re Making That Are Ruining Your Joints

    2nd June 2018

    Written by Paul Starkey, Managing Director at Neo G While you may think joint problems are the preserve of the elderly, statistics actually show that it’s an increasing problem for people at any age. More than 10 million people in…

  • Running Is Leading Cause Of Injury Among Women

    Running Is Leading Cause Of Injury Among Women

    26th April 2018

    A recent survey of 2000 people showed that 10% of people injured themselves running and was the leading cause of injury among women. With a reported 2 million people running on a regular basis in the UK, it’s no surprise…

  • The Key To Preventing Back Pain While Running

    The Key To Preventing Back Pain While Running

    15th March 2018

    Lower back pain, which often results from weak deep core muscles, isn’t uncommon in runners. Here’s what you can do to address the source of your pain and get back to pounding the pavement. Running is one of the world’s…

  • Maintaining Your Runner’s Body: The Intelligent Approach

    Maintaining Your Runner’s Body: The Intelligent Approach

    17th January 2018

    Written by Ruth Pickvance To enjoy your running you need to sustain a resilient, flexible and fit body. Overtraining, over-racing and a resistance to making changes, we often run ourselves to injury. Our training day on the 25th March is…

  • Pace Yourself When Returning After An Injury

    Pace Yourself When Returning After An Injury

    22nd November 2017

    If you’re returning to running after an injury, make sure you learn from it so you can avoid it happening again. Every injury has the potential to teach us something about our bodies and our training. And every injury can…

  • Want To Avoid Trail Running Injuries? Start Running At Night.

    Want To Avoid Trail Running Injuries? Start Running At Night.

    1st November 2017

    TRAIL RUNNING at night could help protect you from long term injuries… as long as you can get through the first few weeks unscathed.  That’s according to leading UK osteopath Stephen Makinde, who says that when your body has reduced…