Tag Archives | returning to running

Optimising performance for injured runners

As a physio our role is often to return people to sport after injury. We tend to focus more symptoms, strength, ROM etc and less on performance. Many runners though will be more concerned about performance than traditional rehab goals. As a runner I can empathise, I’d be more interested in my 10km time than my 10 […]

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When can I run? By Chris Johnson and Nathan Carlson

Chris Johnson is a multi-talented guy! He’s a physical therapist, certified triathlon coach, multiple time Kona qualifier and the owner of Zeren PT & Performance. Plus Chris is the CEO of RunCadence, an app we featured recently that helps runners optimise their gait retraining through changing cadence. He also has an extensive Youtube video library for […]

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Injury, illness and reviewing your goals – by Emlyn Maher

Emlyn is a runner from Clonlara, in East Clare, Ireland. His guest blog, Running Unplugged, proved very popular on the site so he’s returned to share his story of a challenging 2014. Follow him on Twitter via @Clonsports. It’s that time of the year that everyone reflects back on how the previous months went for them. […]

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Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy – returning to running

Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on Twitter. As a runner the desire to run never really leaves you. When a Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy stopped me running my drive to work became a bit of a daily torture! Every morning I'd see runners cruising along the cliff top […]

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The psychology of returning to sport after injury

We all know the physical effects an injury can have on us and how hard they can be to overcome but recognising the psychological effects could be just as important. Recent research has identified key factors that can have a significant impact on whether someone returns to sport after injury and if they return to […]

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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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