30th October marathon raceday is fast approaching

30th October marathon raceday is fast approaching.

I never enjoyed the last four weeks before marathon race day.
I always worried about the little things that could go wrong that would derail all the months of training and preparation.
I always worried about picking up headcolds,the flu but even worse the dreaded injuries.
If you’re preparing to run dublin on the 30th October well done on completing your endless weeks of training and racing todate.
Only four weeks left to race day , so you have only maybe two long runs left to complete before you start to taper.
At this stage of marathon preparation I would strongly advise runners to keep their immune system topped up with an increase in your daily intake of fresh fruit,vegetables and drink at least 3 litres of water daily.
If you’re running shoes are worn and are not giving you proper support and cushioning change them.
This will greatly help you avoid picking up injuries.
If you have any little niggles get them treated now before they become major areas of concern.

Yes it is a great achievement running 26.2 miles

But to me I feel its an even greater achievement after all the months of marathon preparation simply getting to the start line on October30th
Fit ,healthy and injury free.

Feel free to call me on 0862465163
Joe brady

Specialized therapy for injuries, chronic pain and tension.

A healthcare provider.

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Plantar Fasciitis- Heel Spurs

Heel spurs are tiny protruding calcium deposits that develop under the heel bone.They can be caused by repetitive activities such as running ,

Walking , jumping or standing for long periods of time.
They can also form in association with plantar fasciits, which is an inflammation of the plantar fascia ligament on the bottom of the foot.
When the plantar is taut and pulls on the heel bone , the bone releases calcium to try to heal itself, the excess calcium can sometimes form heel spurs.
The pain and discomfort from heel spurs is probably felt worst first thing in the morning when placing the feet on the ground after getting out of bed.
People suffering fom heel spurs describe the pain like walking on small sharpe stones or having the bottom of the heel pad pierced with a sharpe knife,it can be excruciating.
It left untreated heel spurs simply will not just go away.
I find greater results are achieved when plantar fasciitis – heel spurs are treated in the earlier stages
Dry needling combined with myofascial release of the calf muscles and plantar fascia(bottom of the foot)and stretching yield excellent results.
Feel free to call me on 0862465163
Joe brady

Specialized therapy for injuries,chronic pain and tension.

A healthcare provider.

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Plantar Fasciitis

Treating the cause – eliminate the symptoms.

Massage techniques are valuable in the treatment of plantar fasciits.
Treatment must focus on the dysfunctional plantar fascia as well as other supporting tissues eg calf muscles.
I use a combination of various techniques when treating plantar fasciits including deep tissue massage,dry needling,suction cupping,chinese scrapping tools.
Which have yielded excellent results eliminating plantar fasciits.

Please feel free to call me on 0862465163
Joe brady

Specialized therapy for injuries,chronic pain and tension.

A healthcare provider.

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