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Festive Fitness and New Year Wellness Part 2 Making fitness work in the New Year resolution knock out!! Almost everyone knows how to get fitter and healthier, but when life’s already full, how can you actually do those things? With these 7 practical tips, of course: Ask yourself why you want to get fit until […]

Danielle completed a degree in Sports & Exercise Sciences at The University of Gloucestershire in 2006, qualified as a professional Soft Tissue Therapist in 2007 and is on the National Register of Soft Tissue Therapists held by The Association for Soft Tissue Therapists (SMA). Danielle started her career working at various running and charity events […]

Put your best foot forward! It is the height of the Summer, and we have (surprisingly) had some sun! Which is a fantastic opportunity for us to get out and about to keep ourselves fit and healthy. With the success of the Olympics so far, hopefully some of you have been inspired to start looking […]

In this second installment on running injuries, we are going to look at the common problems below the knee that we encounter and advise upon in the clinic. Going the extra mile – part 2: The most common running injuries, their causes, symptoms and how to help yourself. Shin splints Location of the pain Along […]

Going the extra mile: The most common running injuries, their causes, symptoms and how to help yourself – part 1. Marathon season is well and truly upon us and so now is as good a time as any to review the most common running injuries and best course of action for their management. Of course, […]

Is ice or heat best for back pain and what are the benefits of both and when is it best to use either modality. A question we get commonly asked in clinic is when should I use heat and when should I use cold for my injury. Although there is not a hard and fast […]

Achilles tendonitits and plantar fasciitis can be a nightmare, but help may be at hand. Osteopathy, acupuncture, electrotherapy, massage and stretching may all help. Achilles tendonitis The Achilles tendon attaches your calf muscle to your heel bone and is used as we walk, run or jump. It is the largest of all the tendons in […]

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