In this blog we offer advice for the prevention and management of overload injuries sustained by marathon and half marathon runners.
Dr Michael Burdon discusses his experience of the last year; the effects that lockdown has had on his clinics and the conditions he has seen and treated over the last 12 months.
What happens to muscles, bones, and tendons when they are optimally loaded Vs what happens when we overload them? Physiotherapist Henry Clarke discusses the impact on our tissues when we run or perform impact exercise.
If an area is injured or inflamed the muscles around it can likely ‘switch off’ leading to other muscles and areas having to work harder to compensate. We discuss this in relation to the knee, the signs, symptoms and appropriate treatment.
Running has many health benefits; however, there are risks associated with increased loads on the body. One type of injury that may arise is the stress fracture, so how can you reduce your risk?
You’ve been training for months, you’re on track to be 100% at that start line, then you get the dreaded email… the marathon has been postponed. What now? Don’t worry, S&C Coach James Phillips has a plan of action.
Podiatrist Mark Gallagher keeps us up to date on the best advice when choosing your running footwear. There is more to consider than you realise.
The HOKA ATR 5 is designed as an all-terrain shoe, which Physiotherapist, Michael Harrop has been testing over the last 3 months.