Runners and non runners alike will likely have heard of this condition. Plantar fasciitis (PF) is a common affliction in runners between 35-55 years of age. It presents as pain or burning in the foot and heel, and can be especially bad for those first few steps in the morning. It can be very limiting to […]
No time for the gym? Try these!
An Interactive Workshop on a simple 8 step Stretching routine to help prevent common running injuries. Homecare for some common sports injuries will also be discussed.
Running injuries usually occur when the in-built suspension mechanism of the lower limb has been compromised. Running itself relies on a complex interaction between many different joints of your body. To make it simpler, we will focus on just the lower limb. Just take a moment and guess the number of foot bones that are […]
Does your daily routine including taking a glucosamine supplement? Recent studies suggest you might be wasting your money. Glucosamine is an amino monosaccharide (sugar) made within the body and found in numerous tissues including the kidneys, liver and cartilage. It is a common diet supplement, widely used for osteoarthritis, joint pain and soft tissue injuries […]
If you too have been running the marathon on Sunday, this week is the crucial time to pay some attention to your body and work on those aching joints and muscles to assist a speedy recovery. Do some gentle walking (or hobbling) This may feel counterintuitive but it is important to keep the sore […]