We often have people come to see us who say “well it’s not really a sports injury….. I just hurt my knee during a gentle jog”. Yes it is a sports injury and therefore it needs sports physiotherapy. Sports physiotherapy is for anyone who injures themselves whilst exercising and who wants to get back to that exercise.
Did you know that 50% of runners will have some form of injury … in ANY given year? What can you do to decrease your incidence? Let physio Stacey explain.
Hamstring pain – deep in the butt at the sitting bones, perhaps even down the leg is a common complaint in recreational runners. It often starts after running a bit too far or too fast. Hopefully it settles after backing off for a couple of weeks. For some it can go on and get worse limiting running or even daily activities. Lets learn more from physio Marg.
So what are the facts about the impact of peri menopausal health on running?What do you need to mindful of when running through menopause?
What are loads and why do they matter? Well for preventing injury for a start, understanding loads is essential. We discuss both internal and external loads
Pain around the kneecap during or after running can be very debilitating. However with a bit of education, modification of loads and a few physio exercises, you can overcome it.