Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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,...

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...

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...

Could your job be causing you back pain when running?

Could your job be causing you back pain when running? With the majority of the population working in jobs which require prolonged sitting at desks for 6 hours or more per day, you may be surprised to learn that...

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...

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...

Running under the influence this festive season:

Running under the influence this festive season? The festive season is a time when many of us enjoy social drinks, however it’s important to consider how a few alcoholic drinks may increase the risk of injury and negatively impact your...

Is patellar tendinitis getting the better of you?

Is patellar tendinitis getting the better of you? Patellar tendinitis has traditionally been thought of as inflammation of the patellar tendon, which is the tendon that joins the bottom of your kneecap (patella) to your shin bone (tibia). Recent research...

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