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Treating muscle tightness in runners

Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on Twitter. One of the most common problems I see in clinic is runners struggling with tight, rigid muscles. Usually they've tried a host of self treatments with little success. So how do you rid yourself of a concrete calf or a […]

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Managing Hamstring Tears – by Richard Norris

Hamstring tears are incredibly common, so common in fact that occasionally us physios get them! Richard Norris knows hamstring injuries inside out, partly because he’s a clinical specialist in lower limb injuries and partly because he recently pulled his hammy! He’s kindly agreed to share his experience with us and link it with some excellent […]

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Running isn’t always to blame….

Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on Twitter. Running isn’t the only thing that can cause an injury. It might seem obvious but it’s something many runners and some clinicians seem to forget. Identify other causes and you’ll reduce injury risk, recover quicker and run more… I had […]

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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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Core stability and runners – performance and injury prevention

Many runners include “core stability” work in their exercise schedule and yet there seems to be little consensus on whether it's effective and how you should do it. So we've decided to look to the research for guidance…. When I started gathering articles for this piece I realised just how big a topic it was […]

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Race Review – The Jog Shop Jog

After yesterday's Taper Tantrum today was the Big One – 20 miles on the Downs around Brighton for the Jog Shop Jog. The Jog Shop is an independent running shop in Brighton, I popped in the other day and chatted to Sam Lambourne, who is a little bit of a local running legend, and he […]

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