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Marathon Training – Can less be more

Check out this guest piece of blogging from one of my clients – Katherine Davis. Katherine decided to take on the challenge of the 2012 London Marathon and this piece explains how she got here and gives a great insight … Continue reading

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To stretch or not to stretch, that is the question…

I was talking to a client the other day and when he told me how often he was stretching I couldn’t quite believe it. In fact if he was stretching as frequently and for as long as he said he … Continue reading

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So what is it with achilles tendonopathy?

You may well have also heard it called achilles tendonitis or tendonosis but who cares what it’s called right? Technically speaking it’s a right old pain in the backside. First of all you want to know exactly what it is. … Continue reading

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Barefoot Running

As someone who spends most of the day on their feet treating and training clients (with a personal work out squeezed between appointments) my feet (and legs) are often subject to the same aches, pains and strains as the people … Continue reading

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I don’t play any sport so can sports massage help me?

In a word YES! Even the pioneer of Sports & Remedial Massage in the UK and author of “Sports & Remedial Massage Therapy” – Mel Cash admitted that he’d got it wrong and has openly said with the benefit of … Continue reading

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MCL Proprioception Exercises

Check out these later rehabilitation stage MCL proprioception exercises on this video, you will see ex-footballer Dean Ashton really being put through his paces by West Ham United Physiotherapist John Green back in 2007. Unfortunately as we all know Dean … Continue reading

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Knee pain but is the knee the problem?

As a long term sufferer of knee pain myself I have developed a somewhat unhealthy fascination of this joint and how I approach treatment and training of it. In my own experience both privately and clinically it appears that an … Continue reading

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New private personal training studio in Swindon

Hi everyone, Exciting news – I have just opened a new sports massage and personal training studio at Unit 81, Basepoint Business Centre, Rivermead Drive, West Swindon – just behind the old renault building for those of you that know … Continue reading

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