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Foot Training to Prevent Running Injuries

A recent study set out to determine whether foot muscle strengthening reduced the incidence of running-related injuries in recreational runners. The summary of this paper…

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To Ice Or Not To Ice An Injury?

Ice is an extremely hot (or rather, cool) topic in sports medicine and acute injury rehab, and for good reason. The way we treat injuries…

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3 Rules to Master Exercise Prescription in Physiotherapy

After recently listening to Ben Cormack’s interview on the Physio Explained podcast (1), and his Masterclass on exercise prescription (2), it brought home to me…

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Does Intersegmental Control matter for Lumbo-Pelvic-Hip pain?

Lumbo-Pelvic-Hip (LPH) pain is often complex and multifactorial. Much of the recent research in the area has focused on loading and strengthening specific muscle groups…

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Should I Load or Protect a Painful Area?

One of the biggest changes in physiotherapy in the last few years is that, while painful exercise and activities were at one point forbidden, it…

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How to rehab calf strains in runners

‘Calf muscle strains’ are a common running injury. They can be debilitating, painful, and require reduced or complete cessation from running. Short and longer lasting…

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Taking your time with acute injuries

One of the benefits of working in sport is that you usually get to see injuries first hand, the mechanism, the severity, even the initial…

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Is your inability to crawl REALLY killing you?

As children, we’re taught that “sticks and stones can break our bones, but words can never hurt us.” While a nice sentiment, the more I…

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How to treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a condition involving a nerve that runs down the front of the forearm and through a tunnel in the wrist…

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