Anti-inflammatory Medication and Sport

Before we kick off, I should point out I'm not a pharmacist or GP! I am not qualified to prescribe medicine and the...

Sub-acute injury management

A lot of guidelines exist for management of acute injury. Most people will have heard of RICE, PRICE or, more recently POLICE. But what...

Shin Pain – Part 3 Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

So we've covered bony pain and compartment syndrome next up is tendinopathy. The most likely to cause shin pain is Tibialis Posterior Tendinopathy, often termed...

Adventures with running injuries…a bit of fun!

A little later... At the hospital.... Trying to convince his wife he's ok to run again after special "leg fixy" surgery... I hope no one...

Acute injury management – Woop Woop! That’s the sound of da POLICE!?

When it comes to managing an acute injury many of you will have heard of RICE and some will have seen it progress to...

Top 10 tips on managing running injuries

It's odd really it's taken me around 8 posts before I got round to a general advice article. The reason for that is that...

Assessment and rehab of movement control and balance

I've mentioned movement control and balance in most of my blogs on injury management. It's one of what I think of as the Big...

Gluteus Medius – evidence based rehab

This is in part advice for runners and in part something else.... ...you've heard of a "dance off" and probably a "sing off" this my...

Shin Pain – Part Two – Exertional Compartment Syndrome

Part One of this series on shin pain looked at bony pain, in Part Two of this blog we look at Chronic Exertional Compartment...

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...