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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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Running Repairs Online Course

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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Training error and load management, are we missing something key?

Today we’re joined on the blog by Dale Forsdyke who’s kindly shared his considerable wisdom on pyschosocial factors in sport. Dale is a prominent researcher and practitioner in this field and published an excellent systematic review on the topic (Forsdyke et al. 2016). He’s also Head of Science & Medicine in elite female football and […]

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Exercises for Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (AKA ‘Shin Splints’)

It’s easy to talk generally with rehab, ‘strengthen x,y and z’, improve movement control etc but we don’t often expand on what exactly this means. Today’s blog is a brief look at an exercise programme I used recently for a patient with Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome and what my thinking was behind it. The patient, […]

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How to prepare for marathon training

Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on Twitter. This is a blog post I wrote some time back, however recent requests for marathon training tips and on how best to prepare to avoid any running injuries   made me think that this post can resurface! Let me know your thoughts (especially […]

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Static Alignment

Static alignment in runners, are we moving forward by standing still?

I spent much of my university years staring at people in their pants. It was a big part of our course and we’d spend hours picking over static alignment and deliberating over minor postural differences. For many clinicians it still represents a big part of their assessment but with so many things we could assess […]

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