Richard Foster

12 min read

Desk Jockeys

Yes you! You know who you are. Sitting at your desk 8hrs a day, 5 days a week, getting up for the occasional toilet break or for something to eat. Not that there is anything wrong with this, in fact I...

Thomas Parry

11 min read

'Winter is coming'; All you knee-d to know about how to get prepared for the...

It's that time of year again already!  Yes it's gone quickly. The nights are drawing in. It's getting colder. But, turn those frowns upside down. It's a time to be jolly, because that...

Matthew Mott

9 min read

The ACL- the ins and outs of the knee’s most commonly injured ligament

The knee joint as an anatomical structure is a notoriously unstable joint, imagine it two bones stacked on top of each other required to take your body weight and move around. To stabilise the joint...

Scott Newton

8 min read

Overtrained or underprepared: Could load monitoring help you hit a new PB?

I’ve had a very personal interest in looking at injury prevention strategies in runners after my own sacral stress fracture in April this year. My own injury happened without any obvious warning...

Scott Newton

8 min read

What I learned from my stress fracture

Like most distance runners, ‘this year’ was going to be the year that I’d continue to chip off a couple of minutes of my marathon time and maybe I’d break into 2:35. Unfortunately, however, I...

Thomas Parker

7 min read

Our time and attention are now commodities, so do we get what we pay for?

In the age of information overload, the adage ‘you get what you pay for’ is still very much true.  For years, we’ve put up with the media’s love affair with advertising. Yes, we get the...

Ali Ghoz

7 min read

KNEE ARTHROSCOPY (KNEE “KEYHOLE” SURGERY)

Knee Arthroscopy Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure in which an arthroscope (camera) is inserted into a joint. The benefits of arthroscopy involve smaller incisions, faster healing, a more rapid...

Heath Williams

6 min read

Reviewing The Squat: Progressions And Regressions - Part 1

The Squat Review: A Look At Teaching The Squat & The Many Progressions & Regressions - Part 1 The squat is one of the most commonly performed movement patterns that we do right from the early...

Richard Foster

6 min read

Stress - The Silent Killer

What’s all the fuss about? We all get stressed from time to time don’t we? But with stress being labeled the silent killer, should we be more worried? Put simply, yes. However, It is worth...

Richard Foster

5 min read

Professional

Ankle Sprains and Compensations

Like with most body parts, one can take the ankle for granted until pain or injury draws your attention to it. However when things are pain free and running smoothly, then it generally isn’t given a...

Thomas Parry

5 min read

How to tape your knee to reduce pain and increase patella support.

I’ve written in previous articles about how much impact your knee takes in sport, and that impact is particularly heightened when skiing. So if your knee isn’t at its best and suffering from any...

Ali Ghoz

5 min read

ACL Reconstruction Advice and Exercise Sheet

Your Operation The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is a ligament that connects the tibia (lower leg) to the femur (thigh). It helps to keep your knee stable. The ACL may be stretched, partially or...

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