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Cushioned Trainers – Not so Cushty!

By Joby Wilson

15.02.2017

YOUR CUSHIONED RUNNING TRAINERS MAY BE CAUSING YOUR PAIN!! I recently reviewed my current running trainers on Instagram. The Asics Piranha SP5. They're super light weight and have very little cushioning or support. Basically they stop gravel a

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Soft Tissue Injury, Healing and what hot or cold treatment will do

By Joby Wilson

15.01.2017

What to remember when treating your soft tissue injury What happens following a soft tissue injury Desirable effects of treating them with cooling or heating Likely physical effects from cold/heat application To understand when best to

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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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Do I Use Ice or Heat?

By Joby Wilson

15.01.2017

Heat and ice treatments are popular treatments methods used every day, although are often misused.  However, using the wrong one could slow down the recovery process or even make the problem worse.  So when should you use heat and when should you u

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Rehab – STAGES of REHAB

By Joby Wilson

09.01.2017

Rehabilitation is key to injury recovery and to the prevention of reinjury or further injury somewhere else along the chain. Rehabilitation is not just a case of complete this exercise 3 times per week, do 3 sets of 10 repetitions for three weeks and

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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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