Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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...

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...

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...

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...

Getting back into running… after falling off the bandwagon

Have you set your sights on getting back after a ‘running career break’? Maybe you were sidelined after an injury, or work and family committments had to come first; or perhaps you simply just got bored and lost your mojo....

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...

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...
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Running Safely at Night

The nights are getting darker, the days shorter and winter is unavoidably hurtling fast towards us. Summer is soon becoming a distant memory and...

The importance of a Cool-Down