Sunday, April 5, 2020

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...

Q & A from Injury Clinic on Thursday 1st February 2018:

Question:   4 weeks ago I got a pain in my shin. I have been to the doctors, physio and hospital and everyone is saying there’s no injury. There’s no swelling or bruising. There’s constant pain in my shin so...

Q & A from Injury Clinic on Thursday 7th December 2017:

Question:    For a while now I have been struggling with tight hamstrings. I’ve done some core work as suggested by a physio but it doesn’t seem to be loosening them up. I find it hard to push on during...

Q & A from Injury Clinic on Thursday 2nd November 2017:

Question:   I have hip misalignment, which is giving me occasional left sided sciatic pain, especially when I am racing or doing the x trainer. One hip appears to sit higher than the other giving the illusion that one leg is...

Q & A from Injury Clinic on Thursday 5th October 2017:

Question:    I have shin splints, but there seems to be so many different views on rest and returning from it. What would your advice be? Answer:   Thanks for your enquiry. The good news is that virtually all shin pain can...

Q & A from Injury Clinic on Thursday 7th September 2017:

Question:   I've been training for the Belfast Half Marathon and training has been going well until now.  I've started to taper a little and I'm feeling lots of niggles and my legs feel heavy, especially my hamstrings. Is this...

Q & A from Injury Clinic on Thursday 3rd August 2017:

Question:   I've been suffering from hip pain since late May this year. There’s no pain as such while running but I’m definitely aware of something (It’s hard to describe). The real pain comes the next day. I have been...

Q & A from Injury Clinic on Thursday 1st June 2017:

Question:   I develop pain on the outside of my left foot under my ankle when running. It clears an hour after a run. There’s no swelling, just a sharp pain as the foot hits the ground. Thanks for any...

Q & A from Injury Clinic on Thursday 6th April 2017:

Question:   I’m unsure if the following is related, but I’m hoping for some advice. I recently had my running style analysed and was told that I needed neutral shoes, but then offered me and sold me some specialist supporting...
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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?