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Overtraining – sometimes less is more…

Our resident sports scientist and running coach @John1_Feeney shares his wisdom on overtraining… The recent London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games were a fantastic example of commitment and dedication. Many of the athletes taking part reached the pinnacle of their sport in a relatively short period of time and by a young age. There are […]

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Managing acute calf tears

Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on Twitter. Calf pain in runners is quite common and can become a persistent nuisance. Fortunately it usually responds well to treatment and there are a lot of simple exercises you can do to help it recover. This is the first of […]

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Injury Stories – Ally’s Ailments….

Alastair is a prolific tweeter via @allymonc and runs his own football fiction website. He's very kindly agreed to share his story with RunningPhysio; I suppose I should start my tale of injury related woe with a smattering of background information. Whilst I had never been slim as such, I was up until the age […]

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Returning to running after injury

The dark days of injury are fading into the past and you feel ready to hit the road again, how do you return from injury without once again ending up on the Physio’s couch? First you need to find out are you ready to start running again? And then plan a graded return. It’s all […]

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Plantar Fasciitis

Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on Twitter. According to a recent article in Clinical Biomechanics, plantar fasciitis (PF) is the third most common injury in runners. As well as being common, PF can be difficult to treat and resistant to a host of different approaches. It also […]

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Femoro-acetabular Impingement (FAI)

I’m quite excited about this!….this is our first post from a Physio Guest Blogger on RunningPhysio. Ultramarathon runner, Physio and all round legend Andy “Coomba” Coombs has written us an excellent piece on Femoro-acetabular Impingement! Over to you Andy…. FAI appears to be receiving a great deal of attention at present which is probably, in […]

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