Monday, January 27, 2020

Persistent ankle pain following a sprained ankle? We have the answer!

Persistent ankle pain following a sprained ankle? We have the answer! Are you suffering from continuing pain after an ankle sprain? It’s pretty much par for the course that most runners will, at some stage in their running career, suffer the...

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...

Is running a pain in your neck?

Is running a pain in your neck? Neck pain during or after running is a common complaint amongst runners and we, at Apex Clinic, Belfast treat this everyday. As our team of physios specialise in the spine and sports injuries,...

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...

Cross-train to be a winner in 2014:

Cross-train to be a winner in 2014, by Apex Clinic: It is a truth universally acknowledged, that runners in search of personal bests and long stretches of injury-free training, must cross-train. This month, the team at Apex Clinic looks at how...

Meet the contributors… Rebecca McNamara

Rebecca McNamara is a chartered physiotherapist at Pure Physio Clinic and has come board as one of our contributors in NiRunning. I have known Rebecca for a number of years through Scrabo Striders. With a 3 month baby at home...

Don’t run the risk of injury while training for a marathon:

Don’t run the risk of injury while training for a marathon: With this year’s annual Belfast Marathon event only a matter of days away, whether you’re an experienced runner taking part in the full 26.2 miles, or participating as part...

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...

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,...

Preventing Calf Injuries

Top Tip Tuesday.... And we are throwing back to our article last week where we learnt that the calf is the most common injury for runners sitting at 25% of all associated injuries! Here's a quick revision on how you can...
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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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