Injury Prevention: The Importance of Stretching

When you ask someone to list all the components of fitness, i.e. speed, strength, power etc. flexibility is usually the last one mentioned. It...
Knee Pain

Knee Pain – Part 6 Patella Dislocations

Patella Dislocations   What is a Patella Dislocation? Patella (kneecap) dislocations are quite common and can be very disconcerting to the sufferer. The Patella sits in a...
Why do I get shin pain when I run?

Why do I get shin pain when I run?

Part 2 of our latest advice series “runner’s questions” which aims to answer all of the most popular questions that runners have.

Tips to stay injury free this Summer

Once the sun comes out and the brief British summertime appears, there are more people making the most of it by running and exercising...

Injuries – Why the first 48 hours post injury are so...

We all play sport for a combination of reasons with keeping fit and fun the most common. Though by doing so, it can ironically...

The Most Effective Treatments for Sports Injury Pain

Find out the most effective sports injury treatments particularly for running and other sports injuries,this quick running blog give a great overview.
Why do I get painful arches when I run?

Why do I get painful arches when I run?

Part 8 of our latest advice series “runner’s questions” which aims to answer all of the most popular questions that runners have.
Knee Pain

Knee Pain – Part 7 Chondral (Bone) defects of the knee

What is a Chondral Defect? The articulating surfaces of the knee joint have a hard, shiny coating called the Articular Cartilage. This Articular Cartilage is...

Correcting Pronation with Exercise – Part 1 Glutes

Pronation of the foot, or more correctly overpronation, is often the cause of many runner's injuries. This article explains how you can use strengthening and stretching to reduce overpronation, reducing the need for heavily corrective running shoes.
Knee Pain

Knee Pain – Part 1 Anterior Knee Pain

The first in our series of blog posts on injuries of the knee.