Achilles Tendonitis in Runners

Achilles tendon pain can really hinder your running training. In this article we discuss what is Achilles tendonitis? What are the symptoms of Achilles tendonitis? How severe is Achilles tendonitis? What causes Achilles Tendonitis? How is Achilles tendonitis treat? And can you train through Achilles tendonitis?  See our Physiotherapist Dominic Simioni’s recent post on this […]

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Managing Tendinopathy in Runners – Exercise and Pain Education

What is a tendinopathy? How to manage tendon pain? In this blog we answer these questions and more to keep you running and performing for your next marathon.  Tendinopathy affects approximately 30% of runners and results in pain, swelling and decreased performance. Most commonly affected are the Achilles tendon and the Patellar tendon, likely due […]

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Why is running associated with so many injuries?

Running is a natural physical activity….it is what we learn to do after we learn to walk. Why then is running associated with so many injuries? Why does running receive so much bad press i.e. it is bad for knees etc? Of course there will always be risk of injury when performing any activity there […]

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Physio Running Assessments – Outdoors!

If you are a runner and are often injured or you are new to running and suspect your form could be improved, often a running technique assessment can identify possible problems and offer ways to correct them.   Having your running form filmed and then analysed can be a valuable form of feedback to improve […]

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Running…a fine line between better performances and injuries

I am a physiotherapist and a runner. As a runner I know there is a fine line between better performances and injuries.   Running is a quick, natural, cheap, flexible way to keep fit. Yet, so many people suffer injuries from performing their running training or competitions. There are a number of reasons for this: […]

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To Run or Not to Run

To Run or Not to Run? How often have you walked past a runner and wondered whether they should be running or not? I often see parks full of runners and wonder why these people are running themselves towards a premature knee or hip replacement. Quite frankly, some of these people should have sought professional […]

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