If you are taking part in a marathon in the autumn, you are now entering a most important period of your training. In the next few weeks you will be reaching your peak in terms of distance covered and in your speedwork. It is also a peak time for picking up those little niggles. Nothing […]Continue reading . . . Don’t be Hamstrung
The Knee joint is one of strongest and most important in the human body. It allows the lower leg to move while supporting our body weight. It also plays an important role as a shock absorber when we land after jumping. Of all the joints of the body, i always felt the knee was a […]Continue reading . . . Runner’s knee?
Mortons Neuroma is a very painful foot condition that effects the forefoot and the toes. Sharp, shooting pain is felt, under the ball of the foot, most commonly in the region of the 3rd and 4th toes. The pain is like when you have just stepped on a small sharp stone or like that uncomfortable […]Continue reading . . . Putting the squeeze on Mortons Neuroma
If you have in the past or are currently suffering with Plantar Fasciitis pain , you will no doubt have experienced that excruicating pain, felt first thing in the morning as you place your foot on the floor, getting out of bed. That pain will gradually ease as the muscles and ligaments of the foot […]Continue reading . . . Plantar Fasciitis, Good morning heal pain
Many of us have had to deal with calf muscle strains and tears when running. Calf injuries always seems to happen just when we are in the middle of a training phase for a specific race eg a marathon. Just when everything seems to be going to plan , you are running well and feeling […]Continue reading . . . Calf muscle injuries , Have a little patience
Speaking as an ex athlete it always amazes me Just how little care and attention runners give to their calf muscles and especially to their achilles tendons. A huge percentage of achilles tendon injuries are caused by runners doing too much too soon. They overload the tendon. Sometimes less is more and with gradual increase […]Continue reading . . . Achilles’ tendons , always overworked , never treated
Don’t we really take our Feet so much for granted. It is only at times when we are start to feel discomfort in our Feet, that we will start to give a little attention to them. Even then,some people will still continue to ignore the discomfort and hope that by some form of Miracle that […]Continue reading . . . If your feet are happy, Then your happy