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 […]
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 […]
Injured yourself and can not get in to see your osteopath or phyiotherapist? Being assessed and treated by a qualified therapeutic massage therapist, when the injury is acute can aid in the healing and recovery. An acute injury (24-72 hours after the traumatic event), as a result of an impact or trauma such as a […]
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 […]