Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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,...

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,...

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...

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...

Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome in Runners:

Iliotibial band friction syndrome in runners: Iliotibial band friction syndrome (ITBFS) is also known as ITB syndrome and more commonly referred to as “runner’s knee.” This overuse injury is common in runners and in fact, accounts for up to 22...

Sports massage for healthy, happy muscles and PB’s in 2015:

Sports massage for healthy, happy muscles and PBs in 2015: Sports massage is well known to improve circulation, speed up recovery from exercise and soft tissue injury and prevent soft tissue injury.  If you are a regular runner and not...

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...

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...

Did you know that your Physio can cure running cramps?

Did you know that physio can cure running cramps? At Apex Clinic, our running friends and patients are always asking us how they can avoid getting cramps during or after running. Let’s face it, we all know someone whose race...

How to avoid injury when you hit the hills:

How to avoid injury when you hit the hills: With the increase in popularity for long distance ‘skyrunning’ endurance events such as the upcoming Mourne Skyline Mountain-Trail Race, on Saturday 18th October 2014, we thought we would take a look...
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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