Foam rollers are very popular for use in rehabilitation and physical training. We incorporate the use of them into physiotherapy exercise programs to improve joint mobility, soft tissue flexibility and ...

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Exec Physio Reviews the Best Foam Rollers of 2018 Oct 18 2018

Cycling is a great sport to keep you fit, get you outside and encourage a little healthy competition, even if it’s just with yourself. Like all sporting activities, there is ...

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Injury Prevention for Cyclists Jun 28 2018

Rest days are an ideal time to be receiving Soft Tissue Therapy and Sports Massage. The frequency of your visits is often dependant on training volume and distance, if you ...

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Soft Tissue Recovery for Cyclists May 31 2018

As physiotherapists we see a range of acute and chronic injuries. A number of these injuries do not present with a history of trauma, such as a fall or rugby ...

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How Do You Track Your Training Load? May 04 2018

When training for a marathon it is important to take the time to stretch out your quads and hip flexors (anterior hip muscles). Most of us spend long hours sitting ...

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Hip Flexibility For Runners Mar 10 2018

Most runners, whether novice or professional, will have a skin or nail disorder that may prompt them to seek medical attention. Having spent time in the medical tent working at ...

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Blisters & Nail Injuries in Runners Feb 21 2018

Most would agree that prevention is better than cure. People routinely visit their dentist to avoid tooth decay and those dreaded fillings. Annual health checks are now common place and ...

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Preventing Injury Through Gait Analysis Feb 16 2018

It’s Marathon Time!With only three months until the London Marathon, most competitors should have started their strength & conditioning programme and starting to build up the miles.How many competitors are ...

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Soft Tissue Therapy For Runners Feb 07 2018

At any given time up to 50% of runners are injured. Given that the load being absorbed by the joints is anywhere between 8 and 12 times your own body ...

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Injury Prevention for Runners Feb 01 2018

Returning to exercise or sports after any indulgent break such as the Christmas period can leave you feeling sore - delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS), leave your joints feeling achy ...

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Soft Tissue Therapy To Aid Recovery Jan 26 2018

For those who are keen cyclists you may have heard of others talking about their power to weight ratio. Please find below a brief overview on what it is, why ...

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Cycling: Power to Weight Ratio Jan 25 2018

In recent years healthcare news has drawn attention to the startling possibility that our desk jobs could be just as bad for us as smoking or eating junk food. The ...

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Is Sitting the New Smoking? Jan 12 2018

Our personal training colleagues at Soho Fitness Lab have come up with the perfect 15 minute workout to stay in shape over the busy Christmas period.It can hard to find ...

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The 15 Minute Workout Dec 19 2017

Functional movement screening is used in elite sport to enhance performance and reduce injury. Athletes undergo screening at the start of the season and the results are used to shape ...

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Functional Movement Screening Dec 08 2017

Tendinopathy Management Tendons are the tough fibres that connect muscle to bone. They are subject to large external forces and can undergo complex degenerative processes if they are repeatedly overloaded, ...

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Tendinopathy Management Oct 05 2017

The London Podiatry Centre has one of the most advanced dedicated Podiatric Gait facilities in Europe and we have access to kinetic (pressure) and kinematic (movement) technology like F-Scan and ...

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Gait Analysis Aug 18 2017

Due to our involvement in promoting Wellness at Work we often get asked about whether employees should have standing desks. It has been widely acknowledged that prolonged sitting leads to ...

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Can Standing Desks Boost Our Health? Aug 16 2017

We often recommend that patients use a swimming pool as part of their physiotherapy rehabilitation. Swimming can be used to improve cardiovascular endurance and enhance strength training effects. Or the ...

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Open Air Swimming London Jul 18 2017

Resistance bands are often used by physiotherapists and sports professionals as an easy, adaptable, safe and cheap way of completing strengthening exercises in the home or gym environment. The bands ...

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Resistance Bands Jul 07 2017

If you’ve watched any of the 2016 Olympics or the past few years of Wimbledon you may have noticed some of the athletes wearing brightly coloured tape. This is Kinesiology ...

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Kinesiology Tape Jul 07 2017

The Gym Junkie’s Shoulder A keen gym-goer will stereotypically work on the muscles that can be seen easily - the deltoids, rhomboids and pecs are particular favourites. Most weight enthusiasts ...

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The Gym Junkie’s Shoulder Apr 05 2017