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Contusion – Treating your Bruise

By Joby Wilson

28.03.2016

We recently had a rugby player visit the clinic complaining of leg pain. The area of pain turned out to be a massive bruise from a couple of days earlier when another player had landed on him. We first assessed him to see whether the muscle was torn,

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CONCUSSION – An Injury Requiring Rehabilitation

By Joby Wilson

03.03.2016

With the recent onslaught of rugby in the media and doctors trying to ban tackling in school rugby, now seems a good time to discuss the reason for all of this. Concussion. Head injury can occur in many sports and the targeting of rugby seems a li

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Warm – up

By Joby Wilson

29.01.2016

I once completed a strength and conditioning course with James Marshall. I demonstrated a warm-up I had been using for a very long time within my karate classes. It was ripped to pieces…. And rightly so! I have been involved in lengthy useless w

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Growing Pains – Children and Apophysitis Injuries

By Joby Wilson

19.03.2016

Working with young athletes, I've seen loads of these! In one week with elite academy footballers we had three; one Osgood Schlatters, one Severs and one Sinding Larson-Johansson. All three of these injuries occur as muscle and tendon length and exte

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Occlusion Training in Rehabilitation

By Joby Wilson

10.02.2016

Occlusion training or Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) uses elastic wraps, tourniquets or cuffs to reduce blood flow to the muscle group you are training. This type of training has been shown to have significant benefits to both strength and hypertrophy

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Rehab… Not another 3 sets of 10

By Joby Wilson

11.12.2015

All too often when I ask about peoples rehab programmes or exercises I get the same responses. It seems to be that the therapy industry when it comes to rehabilitation has an obsession with 3 sets of 10 reps. WHY? This prescription may be appropriate

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