New research in Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy – Goom et al. (2016)

I’m delighted to announce our paper on Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy (PHT) has been published in the Journal of Orthopaedic Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT). Goom et al. (2016) is a clinical commentary on evidence based assessment and management of PHT. We’ve made the full version of the article available here. It’s been a long journey from […]

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Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy… The plot thickens!

Regular readers might remember that during marathon training back in 2013 I developed a nasty case of Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy (PHT). Fortunately with some rehab, a graded return to running and a little gait re-training my PHT resolved and no longer causes me any pain. I've moved on from the injury but a recent development […]

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Squatting for runners – by Barry Sigrist

Rehab Specialist Barry Sigrist returns to the blog again today to talk squatting. This time he’s really raised the bar (quite literally) with a cracking article and set of videos. These exercises are fantastic for building thigh muscles, as demonstrated by the QuadFather himself @NorthLightPhys; Follow Barry on Twitter via @BarrySigrist. For more exercise ideas […]

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Runmatic, a new App for measuring running mechanics – by Dr. Carlos Balsalobre-Fernández

Gait analysis can be an integral part of running injury management and yet, for many clinicians, we lack the technology needed to fully assess biomechanics. Smartphone Apps are providing some interesting solutions but we need to know that their data is both reliable and valid. One App that has caught our eye in this regard […]

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Featured Clinician – Mike Reiman

Mike Reiman is one of the good guys! He's also a top clinician and prolific researcher. I've chosen to feature him on the site today to share some of his excellent studies. I enjoy Mike's work, it has real use in clinic as well as advanced theory. Here's a small selection to get stuck into!… […]

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Running and Osteoarthritis – by Richard Leech

For many years medical dogma and anecdotal evidence has suggested running is bad for your knees and causes arthritis. Many well meaning health professionals have advised runners to cut down or even stop running altogether to protect their joints, but the evidence remains weak to guide their management. Richard Leech's excellent BJSM editorial discusses this […]

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