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Great Expectations Part 3 – ACL reconstruction with Rich Norris

Our friend and fellow physio Rich Norris joins us in Part 3 of this series to talk about expectations following ACL reconstruction. Rich is a knee specialist in one of our recommended clinics and has created thekneeresource.com a fantastic website with a great collection of videos and resources. Follow Rich on Twitter via @thekneeresource and […]

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Great Expectations Part 2 – Hamstring Injury with Jack Hickey

Jack Hickey joins us today for the second part of our Great Expectations series to discuss typical expectations following a hamstring muscle injury. Jack is fresh from presenting his excellent hamstring research at Sports Congress in Copenhagen. His work alongside a great team in the research group at ACU is changing how we manage these […]

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Great Expectations Part 1 – Achilles Tendinopathy

A patient’s expectations and our own as health professionals can have a profound effect on rehab. Both physios and patients can have unrealistic expectations and become frustrated by slow progress and side-tracked by supposed ‘quick fixes’. This raises a question though, what are realistic expectations following injury? I don’t believe we’ve really established what we should […]

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New Podcast – Footwear and running injuries

Shoe selection for runners is often a contentious topic. It divides opinions of both runners and researchers and sometimes the science gets lost amongst the sales strategies! So we set out to explore recent research and provide some guidance on how we might advise runners on finding their footwear. This lead us to develop a […]

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Fuelling your recovery. The importance of nutrition – by Fran Taylor

Next up in our recovery series we’re joined by Brighton-based Nutritionist Fran Taylor. Her previous articles on diet and tendinopathy and nutrition for vegan runners have been a great success and today she’ll be covering food and recovery. Be sure to follow Fran on Twitter: @TheBrightonNut1 and on Instagram: TheBrightonNutritionist plus check out her website. For more […]

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Key diet considerations for vegan runners by Fran Taylor

Our new resident Nutritionist Fran Taylor joins us again today to talk about diet for vegan runners. Her last piece on nutrition and tendinopathy has proved really popular! For more from Fran follow her on Twitter: @TheBrightonNut1 and on Instagram: TheBrightonNutritionist and check out her website.  The shift to a plant based diet has grown considerably over […]

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