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Recovery and injury case study – Scott’s sacrum

Throughout this recovery series we’ve talked about the importance of balancing training load with adequate recovery to optimise performance and reduce risk of injury. Today we’ll look a case study of what can happen if you’re ‘under-recovered’ from top runner Scott Newton. Now Scott isn’t just an athlete he’s also an excellent physio with a […]

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Free Clinical Edge Webinar on Bone Stress Injury

I'm delighted to announce I've teamed up with David Pope from Clinical Edge to produce a free webinar on managing bone stress injuries in runners. It covers key aspects of assessment and treatment of these complex conditions; Diagnosis and imaging Exercise selection Gait analysis and re-training Planning a safe return to running The importance of […]

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Determination is Everything – by Anji Close

Back in July the lovely Anji (aka @enigmagirl81) told us about her recovery from stress fracture in her excellent guest piece ‘Adapt and Overcome’. She used aqua running to keep her fit while she patiently waited to be ready to run again. Now she's back by popular demand to tell us how her story ended; […]

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Adapt and Overcome – by Anji Close

Anji is a club runner for Tyne Bridge Harriers who has very kindly agreed to share her injury story with us. What shines through is her determination, positive attitude and commitment to staying fit, which she did largely through aqua training. For more information on this, visit Anji’s blog where she has details of training […]

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Shin pain, shin splints and stress fractures

Shin pain often gets described as the dreaded “Shin Splints”, the bane of many runners and an ongoing topic of discussion on the RW forums. The thing is shin splints isn’t really a diagnosis, it’s a collection of as much as 31 different potential diagnoses! Research from the College of Podiatry has highlighted that many […]

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