Thursday, May 28, 2020

Jill’s Dash for Dementia

Jill will take on a new challenge, this time all proceeds will go to Dementia NI, in memory of our beloved Granny Rose. This challenge will be 1 Hill, 100 (.25 of a...

Sports Massage for Runners

Sports massage should play an important part in the life of any runner: from the weekly park runner to the finely tuned athlete... Deep Tissue Massage targets both the superficial and deep layers of muscles and fascia and is often...

STIFF BIG TOES?

YOU MAY HAVE HALLUX LIMITUS... When thinking about the important load bearing-joints you may be forgiven for overlooking your Big Toe Joint, or Metatarsophalangeal, or MTP Joint for short. While much smaller compared to your Hip, Knee and Ankle joints it...

The Art (and Science) of Managing Running Blisters

Everything you didn't realise you needed to know about blisters… but will stand you in good stead as you take on your running goals this decade. Truly the worst enemy of every runner (unless you’re very lucky or indeed a...

High Hamstring Tendinopathy… a persistent pain in the Butt

Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy (PHT) PHT is a painful overuse injury affecting the hamstring tendons where they attach to the ‘sit bone’ of the pelvis. You may have heard it referred to as TENDONITIS in the past but just to be...

Everything runners need to know about stress fractures

Stress Fractures… probably the single most frustrating injury a runner can face on account that it causes a larger set back than most running injuries: at least 6 -8 weeks of no running. In this article we address the big...

The importance of a Cool-Down

So we have all been told to cool down after our runs, but what does that actually mean?  What is cooling down and how are we supposed to do it properly?  As physios we get asked this question from our runners...

Divis 10K Preview

The Divis 10k will be held this year on Sunday 29th September. This is the 8th year of this very popular event hosted by @legiteventsni. The route incorporates some steep climbing over trail, boardwalk and gravel paths. The views from...

Preventing Calf Injuries

Top Tip Tuesday.... And we are throwing back to our article last week where we learnt that the calf is the most common injury for runners sitting at 25% of all associated injuries! Here's a quick revision on how you can...

Which injury do Runners most commonly suffer?

With the popularity of recreational running growing across the country Dublin City University recently conducted a study looking to answer: ‘Which injury do Runners most commonly suffer?’ Can you guess what they found? In their study of 142 running club members the...
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Sports Massage for Runners

Sports massage should play an important part in the life of any runner: from the weekly park runner to the finely tuned athlete... Deep Tissue...

STIFF BIG TOES?