Tag Archives | back pain and running

Core stability – who is most likely to benefit?

Having examined the effect of core training on performance and injury prevention, the next question is who is it most likely to benefit? Very few treatments or exercises can be recommended to everyone and yet core stability has at times been sold as a must for all runners. Like any strength and conditioning option there […]

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Back pain and running – pain and pacing

If you have back pain please read our guide on acute management first, it forms the basis of all our back pain articles. Our follow up piece on exercises is also designed to compliment this post. The back is a complex thing. What sets it apart from other areas is how many factors can affect […]

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Back pain and running – rehab exercises

If you have back pain please read our guide on acute management first, it forms the basis of this article. To benefit from this post ideally you have low back pain without referral of pain into the legs or pins and needles/ numbness. If you have leg symptoms or severe back pain consult your GP […]

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Back pain and running – acute management advice

Today's blog is the start of a series on lower back pain (LBP). It's a complex area and so needs to be looked at over several blogs instead of one monster blog! The first question with a back problem should be should I seek medical advice? The aim of this article is to help you […]

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