Kinesio Tape, Athletic Performance and Self Belief – by Paul Westwood

Today we’re joined by top physiotherapist and triathlete Paul Westwood. Paul has a wealth of experience with athletes of all levels and has kindly agreed to share his insights from many years working in sport. You can follow him on Twitter via @triathlonphysio. Our previous articles on kinesio tape have discussed the research and potential […]

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Plantar fasciitis – important new research by Michael Rathleff

Plantar fasciitis can be a nuisance to treat and, to date, we've had little high quality evidence to guide us. Today's blog represents an exciting new direction in treating this stubborn condition. For some time we've noted the similarities between plantar fascial problems and tendinopathy. Back in 2006 Scott Wearing wrote an excellent paper on […]

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Caution! Extreme views!…

Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on Twitter. Every now and then an article ruffles my feathers. Extreme views and flimsy justifcations providing aweful advice seem to really get to me. This cartoon, tweeted by @SandyHiltonPT really sums it up; Picture source In the past we've had 'glutes […]

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Gait changes for Plantar Fasciitis

Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on Twitter. Plantar Fasciitis (PF – more correctly termed Plantar Fasciopathy, or Plantar Heel Pain) is a common and often challenging condition in runners. At present there is a lack of high quality evidence to guide its treatment. The development of PF […]

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