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Plantar Plate injury, assessment and management – by Nick Knight

Today we’re joined on the site by top podiatrist Nick Knight. He’s kindly agreed to write a guest blog for us on plantar plate injury which can be a challenge to treat. Nick was the first podiatrist to be featured in our RunningPhysio Recommends series and has written some cracking articles for us in the […]

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Can gait re-training reduce risk of running injury?

Gait re-training research seems to be gathering apace with a burst of new studies crossing the finishing line recently. One such study (Chan et al. 2017) has suggested that running re-training may reduce the risk of developing a running injury. This randomised control trial with over 300 participants reported a 62% lower injury risk in […]

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How to listen to your body to prevent injuries – new podcast with Tina Muir

I love a good podcast! We’ve done a whole series with David Pope and the team at Clinical Edge this year and got brilliant feedback. So I was really excited when International Athlete and Running for Real Founder Tina Muir invited me to chat on her hugely popular podcast. Every host is different but I […]

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New Running Repairs Course dates confirmed

2017 has been a big year for Running Repairs. We’ve travelled to Australia, Norway and Sweden and seen a great response to the launch of our comprehensive online version of the course, Running Repairs Online. 2018 is shaping up to be another exciting year for us and we’ve just confirmed two new course dates for […]

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Is central sensitisation a feature in tendinopathy?

We’ve had some great questions following our free video series on achilles tendinopathy. There’s been discussion of the role the kinetic chain plays on Twitter (thread available HERE) and a cracking question on Facebook; Is central sensitisation a feature of tendinopathy?┬áIn today’s blog we’ll try to answer this with some help from our Facebook Live […]

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What’s the key treatment for runners with patellofemoral pain?

Patellofemoral pain (PFP) is recognised to be a multifactorial condition with multiple potential causes and a host of treatment options. This can leave both clinicians and runners confused and unsure about what treatment path to take. Do we use education, activity modification, rehab exercises, gait re-training or all of the above!? Do we tape, massage […]

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