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
By Vital Core Physio Elizabeth Santos Plantar fasciopathy What is it? Plantar fasciopathy is the most common cause of heel pain. It used to be called “fasciitis” as it was thought to be primarily an inflammatory condition. Treatment used to focus on ice and rest to treat the so-called ‘inflammation’. Research over the last 20 […]
Runners are a funny lot. They freak out if they can’t run. Yet 50% of runners will have an injury in any given year! What can Vital Core do to help?
As you know, most of us here at Vital Core Physio run, and we certainly treat a lot of runners. Athletes of many ages and in many different sports need to stretch and massage themselves to balance the demands of training. We find that lots of people like to use a foam roller – a […]