Saturday, July 4, 2020

Experiencing vertigo or dizziness during and/or after your run?

At Apex Clinic and Apex Headache Clinic our physiotherapy team regularly treats runners who suffer from vertigo or dizziness during and/or after running.  It might surprise you to learn that there is often a neck component to their dizziness,...

Should you run with Hip Arthritis?

Should you run with Hip Arthritis? The incidence of hip arthritis in runners is common. In fact, according to the Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 18.1 percent of 74,752 runners were diagnosed with hip osteoarthritis. What is...

Are you aggravating your knee pain without realising it?

Are you aggravating your knee pain without realising it? At Apex Clinic, we treat runners on a daily basis who share the common injury of ‘Runner’s Knee’. But what many are shocked to hear is that they are often aggravating...

Laces too tight? Or, is there another reason for pain on the top...

Laces too tight?  Or, is there another reason for pain on the top of your foot? Pain on the top of the foot is very common in runners.  Often, runners think that they've tied their laces too tightly and loosen...

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...

Is running giving you a pain in the “butt”?

Is running giving you a pain in the “butt”? Do you suffer from sharp or dull pain in the buttock area especially during or after long runs?  Do you find it painful to run, particularly at faster speeds, or does...

Happy Runner’s Feet: Top Tips To Prevent Ingrown Toenails Ruining Your Run!

Happy Runner’s Feet: Top Tips To Prevent Ingrown Toenails Ruining Your Run! As a runner, no doubt you know only too well the damage that injuries can do to your running regime. Injuries such as IT band issues, plantar fasciitis,...

Torn knee cartilage? Under the knife or can you continue running?

Torn knee cartilage? Is it under the knife or can you continue running? What is a cartilage tear? A meniscus is a piece of cartilage that provides a cushion between your thigh bone (femur) and the shin bone (tibia).  There are...

How to stop headaches or migraines during or after running:

How to stop headaches or migraines during or after running: Headaches or migraines which start during or after running are fairly common and can ruin the “running experience” for many.  Exercise induced headaches occur in about a third of athletes,...

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...
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Meet The Physio – Sinead Boyle

By Karla Borland, from her blog www.whatkarladid.com Sinead is a physiotherapist based in Ireland. We started rowing together at Bann Rowing Club around 16 years...

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