London Marathon…What a scorcher!

London Marathon…What a scorcher!

The weather forecast was right and the London Marathon was the hottest on record. Organisers report providing the equivalent of over 4 litres of water for every participant. Well done if you took part and completed the course, managing not only the effort of running 26.2 miles but also the challenge of coping with the heat. If your legs haven’t...

Become a Better Runner

New resource for runners   Local runner James Ellis has set up a website for runners called i-Run. This is packed full of useful tips and information for runners and contains articles which will help you gain motivation, improve your workouts and avoid injuries. There are inspirational stories from runners as well as a podcast. Click on over,...

Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain   Pain in the shoulder can be one of the most debilitating types of pain we deal with in the clinic. If you stop for a moment and think about the number of things you do with your upper limb, almost  everything will involve your shoulder joint. The joint is formed between the “ball” of the upper arm bone and the “socket”...

Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow falls into that wide category of medical problems whose name does not really reflect their distribution or cause of onset. Whilst we do indeed see tennis players in the clinic with pain in their elbow, the majority of people we see with pain on the outside of their elbow (the classic site associated with a diagnosis of tennis elbow) have never...

Multi Sports Events

Multi Sports Events

Multi Sports Events   As the title suggests these are championships and events in which athletes from a number of different sports compete at the same event. There are in fact relatively few events such as this around the world each year and for athletes and support staff alike exposure to this environment is hard come by and very much valued in their...