Monday, January 18, 2021
Knee Pain when running

Knee Pain – Part 2 ITB Syndrome

What is the ITB? The Ilio-Tibial Band is a thick fibrous tissue (tendon) coming primarily from the Tensor Fascia Latae and Gluteus Medius muscles in...
Knee Pain when running

Knee Pain – Part 4 Jumper’s knee

Jumper's Knee What is it? Patella tendinopathy, also known as jumper's knee, is a relatively common condition that causes pain in the anterior (front) aspect of...
Dealing with a running injury

How to cope with the annoyance of an injury

Injuries can be the bane of any athlete's life, but whilst most of us will face some type of injury over the course of any sporting or fitness endeavour, not all of us cope with them as well as we could. This quick post may help give you hope or at least some ideas towards beating your injury.
Knee Pain when running

Knee Pain – Part 3 Osgood-Schlatters Disease

What is Osgood-Schlatters Disease? Osgood-Schlatters Disease is actually not a disease at all, it is a condition brought about by repetitive muscular action of the...
Knee Pain when running

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...
5 ways to help prevent chafing when running | running advice

5 Ways to Stop Chafing While Running

Chafing is something most runners have come across at some point in their running endeavours, it's like a rite of passage, albeit a horrible,...
Knee Pain when running

Knee Pain – Part 1 Anterior Knee Pain

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

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...

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...