Physiotherapy

Running is a pleasurable and healthy activity. Still, few things can slow a runner down like an unexpected injury. From heel aches to muscle damage, there’s a wealth of problems that any active person may encounter. So, here are some of the most common running ailments and how to...
For individuals suffering from proximal hamstring tendinopathy it can be frustrating to navigate the rehabilitation required, and oftentimes symptoms may persist for extended periods of time, ranging from months even extending to years.
We probably know we should be foam rolling, but more often than not it’s the first to go from our training routine as we get busy. So let’s talk about what exactly it means to “roll out,” how to do it, and why it needs to remain a permanent...
If you’re someone who loves to run, it’s easy to convince yourself that running, alone, is sufficient for meeting your fitness goals and maintaining a high level of health. While running can be very beneficial for the body, especially for improving cardiovascular health, it’s not the only form of exercise...
Iliotibial band syndrome (also known as ITBS) is the most common injury that can affect the lateral portion of the knee in runners. Research shows that it affects anywhere from five to fourteen percent of all runners. If you’re a runner who’s struggling with ITBS, you’re not alone. There’s more...
Cross Training is a valuable tool then can aid athlete’s in getting their best performance. It is the action or practice of engaging in multiple sports or training practices in order to improve fitness or performance in one’s main sport (1). Runner’s in particular can often utilise cross-training to provide numerous benefits to their running performance. Let’s go through why cross-training can be a useful additional to one’s training.
Are you experiencing ankle pain when you go running? If so, you definitely don’t want to ignore it. The ankle joint, which is actually comprised of three articulating joints, bears much of the physical brunt of your running (along with the feet and knees). The ankle is truly a...
Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy is a painful and difficult condition that many runners and active individuals experience. Importantly insertional achilles tendinopathy (IAT) is a different pathology to other types of achilles pain and as such it may not respond to treatments given to other types of achilles presentations. It has been estimated that one third of achilles pain is IAT (1,2).  Here we discuss some key features of recognising IAT and important aspects of its management.
If you love running, then you’ll probably care about your health. Thus, it’s no secret that as we get older, we start to experience problems that are new to us. This can have a knock-on effect on everything from sports and leisure to (of course) healthcare. It’s imperative to...
Instagram: @elenifrossynos.exphys   I have had the fortunate opportunity to come across a product that has successfully managed and aided in the recovery of my shin splints. I know so many runners struggle, so I am excited to share my story with you all.  Running was never my forte. However, through my...