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Strength for Running?

Strength for Running?

Why is Strength Training so Important? Strength and conditioning reduces overuse injuries by 50%. According to the evidence “Strength training reduced sports injuries by less than a 1/3 and overuse injuries could almost be halved” (Lauersen et al, 2013). The common...

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Physiotherapists Vs Graduate Sports Therapists

Physiotherapists Vs Graduate Sports Therapists

The SIMILARITIES and DIFFERENCES! I should say GRADUATE Sports Therapists (hold a Degree in Sports Therapy) because any body can be a Sports Therapist so be careful we will cover more on this later in the blog. SIMILARITIES: Both Physiotherapists and Graduate Sports...

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Technology, The cause of your pain?

Technology, The cause of your pain?

We have seen an increase in the number of patients suffering with neck and/or shoulder pain recently! WHY? We believe that is partly due to the amount of time we spend using technology! As humans of the 21st century we find ourselves staring at screens for most of our...

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Run Injury Free

Run Injury Free

Running is one of the most popular leisure and sporting activities undertaken worldwide. So here is some advice for those of you that are either suffering with a niggling injury or want to prevent injuries from occurring. Running has numerous positive effects on...

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Sports Massage – Not Just For Athletes

Sports Massage – Not Just For Athletes

So how does it work?… 1) Massage increases blood flow to the muscle. 2) It drives the toxins and waste products out of the muscle into the blood stream - where it is then flushed away by the lymphatic system. BENEFITS: Release "knots" or trigger points, that can form...

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Stress Awareness Day

Stress Awareness Day

On the 7th November 2018 it was STRESS Awareness Day here in the UK. The aim of this blog post is to help reduce your stress and the effect it has on your body. WHAT STRESS DOES TO YOU... Stress has the ability to increase muscle tension and in turn create "Knots" or...

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Hip or Pelvis Pain

Hip or Pelvis Pain

It might be your Sacroiliac Joint! As we are treating a lot of runners at our clinic at the moment , we thought it would be good to share with you a common problem runners complain they have. This is a problem where your pelvis is the cause of your pain, also known as...

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Calf Strain – Ooh NO!

Calf Strain – Ooh NO!

How to treat an Acute Calf Strain We see a lot of people with calf strains in our clinics; runners, ramblers, football, rugby and tennis players, skiers, those with physical jobs plus many more suffer from this problem. Most people with this problem have pain when...

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Exercise does not need to be exercise!

Exercise does not need to be exercise!

At Active Motion we are true believers in strength being key to reduction in symptoms, injury rehabilitation and prevention. Strength is gained from exercise but that does not mean we want to give you a list of exercises the size of a child christmas letter. Instead...

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Golf Injuries

Golf Injuries

Golf Injuries! Why do they occur? What is most common? How do we prevent them? Why do most golf injuries occur? · Lack of flexibility · Poor conditioning · Excessive play or practice · Poor swing mechanics · Ground impact forces · Intermittent play Poor flexibility is...

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