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3 March 2016 - 21:26, by , in News, Comments off
The Achilles tendon is the tendon that connects the calf muscles (gastrocnemius and soleus) to the heel.  Achilles tendinitis also known as achilles tendinopathy, or tenosynovitis and is a common running injury.  With all those marathons coming up it is certainly something to be aware of and easily preventable .  The loads going through the...
26 January 2016 - 14:51, by , in News, Comments off
Although we all love winter sports and that exhilarating feeling of flying down the slopes, unfortunately there is a high incidence of injuries.  Often it is that last run at the end of the day when the body is tired and everyone is over exerting themselves (or over indulged in the après ski) when the...
3 November 2015 - 15:28, by , in News, Comments off
Everything we do on a day to day basis relies heavily on our balance, yet it is often neglected and is certainly underrated as a form of exercise training.  From early childhood development, right through to our later years of life the ability to maintain a controlled body position whilst performing a certain task is...
6 October 2018 - 20:12, by , in News, Comments off
National Arthritis week is on the 9-16th October 2018- aimed to raise awareness of arthritis and its impact on the lives of its sufferers, and helping us all to find out more. Did you know that there are over 200 types of arthritis affecting over 10 million people in the UK? Twelve thousand of those...
31 August 2015 - 10:38, by , in News, Comments off
When we envisage a Pilates class, then the image of burly rugby players may not be the first that springs to mind! Dancers yes, gymnasts most certainly but really? Rugby Players……….? In fact Pilates is becoming much more common place in the training schedules of rugby players at all levels. Many high profile teams including...
29 July 2015 - 13:49, by , in News, Comments off
In an ideal world, children would not need a structured exercise programme. They run, jump, skip, stretch and bend as part of everyday play. This would be all they need. Unfortunately, our modern sedentary lifestyle is not just affecting adults but has an effect on children too. As the child gets older, they spend an increased...