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Myofascial release is a bit of a buzz term at the moment. You've probably heard it in your gym, yoga studio or Pilates class. 'Myo' refers to muscle, but what on earth is fascia? Fascia is connective tissue that runs in and around your muscles...

Have you heard of Greater Trochanter Pain Syndrome? This is a very specific type of Hip pain that responds very well to Physiotherapy treatment if diagnosed correctly. It occurs most commonly in women aged 40-60 and lasts on average 15 months because of delayed diagnosis!  Greater...

As an office worker who is desk bound for majority of their working day you are prone to experiencing lower back, shoulder, neck & elbow pain. This is something that tends to happen over time. There are a lot of people will write their pain off...

In this issue we are going to talk about one of the most popular winter sports - basketball. Some common injuries in basketball include ankle sprains Jumpers knee, stress fractures, jammed fingers and corked thighs (also known as quadriceps contusion and charley horse). Injuries such as jammed...

Today I want to talk to you about preventing ankle pain, knee pain & hip pain! It starts with paying attention to your running cadence. For those of you who don't know, cadence is measured by the number of steps taken in a minute. So why am...

On average, how many hours a week do you walk barefoot? Thinking about that question, you might realise that you spend a ton of time in shoes! Second question, how much time do you spend on researching your shoes before you buy them? For the majority of us,...

When running you will either be working AGAINST gravity or WITH gravity. If you were to ask any runner which option they prefer, the majority would agree that running with gravity would make your life a whole lot easier. Yet, when I'm looking up pictures of runners...

December is the period where people start thinking about what they want to achieve in the new year. Many of you will think about what your new years resolution will be for 2018. How many of you actually stick your new years resolution? How many...

Are you the type of person that runs as a form of exercise but stop after a week or two due to pain and discomfort? Or maybe you have the intention of going back to running but know that your body won't bold well with...

Psoas Tightness The psoas is an interesting muscle: it has superficial and deep attachments in the body it has attachments between the spine and the lower limb it is involved with posture and movement Therefore, when it is shortened or tight, it can result in low back pain as well...