Archive | Running Injuries

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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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Shin Pain Prevention & Treatment – by Ross Allen

Today we have a great guest blog from physiotherapist and back pain specialist Ross Allen based at Physioclinic.ie in County Kildare, Ireland. Follow him on Twitter via @Physioclinic.ie Shin splints (also known as medial tibial stress syndrome) affects between 5-35% of runners. In my experience, it most commonly occurs in those who suddenly increase their running mileage, oftentimes in […]

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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? In today’s blog we’ll try to answer this with some help from our Facebook Live […]

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Running Repairs Online Course – Launch Today

Update: The post below is from June 2017, Running Repairs Online is not currently available but will be soon! Join our waiting list to be kept up to date with release dates, special offers and more! Click HERE to join our waiting list. We are very excited to announce that the Running Repairs Online Course launched […]

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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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Exercise selection for Plantar Fasciopathy (AKA plantar fasciitis)

For many years the focus for treating Plantar Fasciopathy (a more up-to-date term for plantar fasciitis) has been to stretch the calf as much as possible. I remember the standard handout we used to give out many years ago, way back when I was a Junior Physio in the NHS, that had nothing but stretches […]

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