Monday, December 16, 2019

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...

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...

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...

Apex Clinic’s secret ingredient for tackling shin splints:

Apex Clinic’s secret ingredient for tackling shin splints: The term ‘shin splints’ is really a bit of a dustbin diagnosis.  It is a catch-all term that is widely used to describe any pain occurring below the knee, whatever the source....
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High Hamstring Tendinopathy… a persistent pain in the Butt

Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy (PHT) PHT is a painful overuse injury affecting the hamstring tendons where they attach to the ‘sit bone’ of the pelvis. You...

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The importance of a Cool-Down