Monday, January 27, 2020

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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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...

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