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Signpost: New interactive case study on managing Achilles pain

We’ve teamed up with @Physiosinsport and @BJSM_BMJ to bring you a comprehensive case study on managing Achilles tendinopathy in runners. It features a fictional runner called Al (AKA #AchillesAl) and will aim to cover all aspects of his care in a multi-part blog series. Part 1 on training error, was published a couple of weeks […]

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Risk factors for Achilles Tendinopathy – by Seth O’Neill

Seth O'Neill joins us again today to share some of his knowledge on achilles tendon problems. Seth is a lecturer in physiotherapy and is currently researching achilles tendinopathy. You can follow him on Twitter via @SethONeill. For more information, or to arrange an appointment with Seth at his clinic in Nottingham see his profile page. […]

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Tendinopathy – rehab progression – part 1

Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on Twitter. Funny what an injury does isn’t it? A few months ago I developed a hamstring tendinopathy and since then I’ve become a total tendon geek! The upside of all this is I have gained new knowledge that I can feedback […]

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Tendinopathy – the importance of staging and role of compression

Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on Twitter. Tendon problems are common in runners and can become a persistent issue if not properly treated. In recent years our understanding of the pathology of tendinopathy has grown – we now know that it isn’t really an inflammatory process and […]

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Injury stories – Holly’s Heel

Marathon runner, blogger and fellow cheese fan @HollyCall01 had an injury-ravaged marathon training experience and has very kindly agreed to share it with us. For more from Holly see her excellent blog. When I found out I had a place in the 2012 Virgin London Marathon I was over the moon. I love running, absolutely […]

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Foot and ankle taping

This blog contains 3 kinesiology tape techniques you can use with foot or ankle pain. If you’re in pain even when not running you can use the tape continuously until symptoms settle. The tape lasts 5-7 days and will survive a shower and even a swim if applied properly. Alternatively you can use the tape […]

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