Saturday, July 4, 2020

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...

Why am I so shattered?

ISN’T RUNNING SUPPOSED TO ENERGISE ME... Why am I finding that after my runs I'm totally Zonked? When we lace up those trainers and head out the door or press start on the treadmill our bodies aim to increase 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....

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...

Meet the contributors… Kirstin Haslett

At NiRunning we have pulled together a team of people who have extensive experience working within the Running World. We hope to bring you regular, relevant and really interesting blogs, videos, top-tips and articles to do with EVERYTHING running! Let's...

Q & A from Injury Clinic on Thursday 1st February 2018:

Question:   4 weeks ago I got a pain in my shin. I have been to the doctors, physio and hospital and everyone is saying there’s no injury. There’s no swelling or bruising. There’s constant pain in my shin so...

Q & A from Injury Clinic on Thursday 7th December 2017:

Question:    For a while now I have been struggling with tight hamstrings. I’ve done some core work as suggested by a physio but it doesn’t seem to be loosening them up. I find it hard to push on during...

Q & A from Injury Clinic on Thursday 2nd November 2017:

Question:   I have hip misalignment, which is giving me occasional left sided sciatic pain, especially when I am racing or doing the x trainer. One hip appears to sit higher than the other giving the illusion that one leg is...

Q & A from Injury Clinic on Thursday 5th October 2017:

Question:    I have shin splints, but there seems to be so many different views on rest and returning from it. What would your advice be? Answer:   Thanks for your enquiry. The good news is that virtually all shin pain can...

Q & A from Injury Clinic on Thursday 7th September 2017:

Question:   I've been training for the Belfast Half Marathon and training has been going well until now.  I've started to taper a little and I'm feeling lots of niggles and my legs feel heavy, especially my hamstrings. Is this...
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PHYSIO

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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