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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome – PFPS – part 3

In part 1 and part 2 we examined causes and solutions for PFPS. In part 3 we’ll look at progressing your rehab with gym based exercises. As we’ve mentioned previously it’s important to strike a balance with exercise – too little and nothing will change, too much and you may aggravate your pain. The way […]

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Getting more than you bargained for…

I woke up this morning to my phone's usual angry buzzing, hit the snooze button as many times as I could get away with and then reluctantly rolled out of bed. There on my phone was a little white 1 in a red circle, resting quite happily on top of the little bird from my […]

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Taping for the knee

You may have seen elsewhere on the blog the use of a modified McConnell taping for knee pain; It’s very useful for ITB issues and patellofemoral pain (often described as runners knee) – follow the links for more info on both. Today I’m adding a more general tape for knee problems. It’s designed to offload […]

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Are you a 2 speed runner?

I realised after my run on Tuesday that I’ve slipped back into an old, costly habit. I’ve become a 2 speed runner again. My 2 speeds are go and stop. I once did a “quick 10 miler” not race pace but not far from it. I finished in 74 minutes 5 seconds. A week later […]

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ITBS

ITB. ITBS. ITBFS. Runner’s Knee. Call it what you want, issues with the Iliotibial Band can be a bugger to treat. A quick search on the Runner’s World Forum shows over 3500 posts on the ITB. With so many people encountering this problem I thought it was the ideal place to start when creating a […]

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