Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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...

Apex Clinic – What can your Physio do for you?

Time to ask: what can your physio do for YOU? At Apex Clinic, we consider ourselves as a partner in helping runners and other athletes achieve their goals. That is why, this month, we decided to tell you about all...

Clearing anterior thigh pain for pain-free running:

Clearing anterior thigh pain for pain-free running: Anterior thigh pain is a pain in the front of the thigh or quads and is a common complaint amongst runners.   It’s easy to see why, when you consider the constant bending...

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,...

Is your foam roller a friend or a foe?

Is your foam roller a friend or a foe? The debate on foam rolling is one that divides opinion in fitness, physio and sports science circles.  Generally used as a means of self-myofascial release – a means of self-massaging to...

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...

Don’t let overuse injuries dash your marathon dreams:

Don’t let overuse injuries dash your marathon dreams: Many of you will be approaching the peak mileage point in your marathon training schedules. Unfortunately, this is also the time when injury looms large and all your hard work may look...
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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...