Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Ankle Instability – How to beat it!?

What is ankle instability? Ankle sprains are by far, the most commonly sustained athletic injury. They are prevalent at all levels of running, with lateral sprains (spraining the ligaments on the outside of the ankle) accounting for 85% of all...

Apex Clinic’s secret ingredient for tackling shin splints:

Apex Clinic’s secret ingredient for tackling shin splints: The term ‘shin splints’ is really a bit of a dustbin diagnosis.  It is a catch-all term that is widely used to describe any pain occurring below the knee, whatever the source....

Life after a stress fracture: The Journey back to fitness…

Life after a stress fracture: the journey back to fitness: Stress fractures are one of the most feared and frustrating injuries for runners as they can derail running for a lot longer than the average soft tissue injury. This month,...

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....

Do you have an injury or pain which stops you running?

Do you have an injury or pain which stops you running? Your spine could be the villain! Are you struggling with an injury or pain that you just can’t clear? Perhaps you have received lots and lots of local treatment...

Avoid running injuries on your summer holiday:

Avoid running injuries on your summer holiday: At Apex Clinic, Belfast every summer we frequently hear how injuries have ruined many runners’ much anticipated holidays. Running too soon upon arrival, inadequate footwear and dehydration are just a few of the...

Achilles Injury? It doesn’t need to be the end of the road!

Achilles injury: it doesn’t need to be the end of the road... Achilles tendon injuries can be one of the most difficult running overuse injuries to overcome and if not managed correctly can be “career ending.” But don’t panic: the chances...

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...

Apex Clinic: Prolong your running life by varying surfaces:

Prolong your running life by swapping some pavement-pounding for softer surfaces: Running is a high-impact sport.  At Apex Clinic, our physios treat a vast number of running injuries resulting directly from the cumulative stress placed on the body from thousands...

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...
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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