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Managing hamstring injury in track and field by Stuart Butler

It’s a great pleasure to welcome England Athletics Physio and Medical Lead Stuart Butler to the blog today. He’s kindly written us a great overview of hamstring injury management based on his extensive experience, recent research and learning from the leading hamstring injury specialists on his travels. Follow Stuart on Twitter via @physiobutler. For more […]

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Gluteal Tendinopathy: New study is a LEAP forward!

Gluteal tendinopathy is a common and frequently disabling condition. Research suggest it affects 1 in 4 women over 50 and has similar effects on quality if life as severe hip arthritis. Current management of tendinopathy centres around education and progressive loading exercises but there have been no high quality studies of this approach in gluteal […]

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Recovery and injury case study – Scott’s sacrum

Throughout this recovery series we’ve talked about the importance of balancing training load with adequate recovery to optimise performance and reduce risk of injury. Today we’ll look a case study of what can happen if you’re ‘under-recovered’ from top runner Scott Newton. Now Scott isn’t just an athlete he’s also an excellent physio with a […]

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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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Improving sitting pain in Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy

Pain with sitting can be one of the most challenging symptoms to treat in Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy (PHT). Ironically, all the sitting I did while writing my research paper on PHT aggravated my hamstring tendon pain! For many it will settle naturally with time but for others it can become a long term issue with serious consequences […]

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Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy – exercise videos, infographic and podcast

We’re very fortunate in the physiotherapy community to have some great friends who create brilliant resources and share their knowledge. Today’s short blog showcases the work of 2 such physios who have helped spread the key messages from our recent paper on Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy (Goom et al. 2016).  Visit our clinic tools page for […]

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