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Flexibility Training for Men

Enhance your performance Recover from sitting at a desk all day Resolve and/or prevent injuries No “whale music” or impossible dancer’s poses, just effective, progressive stretching in a small group session.  Focused on the areas most often tight in men: calves, hamstrings, hip flexors, quads, IT band, gluteals, chest and upper back. When:  Saturdays at 8am Where: Physio&Therapy, […]

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Marathon Taper Tips

Why would a Physio be getting involved in one of the great debates on what is essentially a training issue? Firstly, this Physio is also a qualified sports scientist and an ex international sportsman! Secondly, the training to get to a marathon is often blighted by injury, which in many cases can be put down […]

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Marathon MOT

1 Hour Marathon MOT Kick start your training on the right track for £60.00 Consisting of: Scientific gait analysis – learn more about your running technique, watch a video of yourself and receive vital tips on how to develop this through your training. A full physiotherapy screen – learn where you lack vital strength/ control and which […]

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Gluteus Medius

Do Runners overlook this muscle? In clinic every week I treat a variety of runners – ranging from 5K strollers to more serious marathon runners. Time and time again runners present with various overuse injuries of the lower limb brought about by weakness of one very important muscle. This muscle is Gluteus Medius. Why is […]

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Five Muscles Runners Need

Five muscles runners don’t realise they use when they run The Multifidus   1. Where is it? Tiny little muscles that sit between each vertebra in the spine 2. What does it do? Controls the spine by stabilising each joint and helps the joint work more effectively and reduces degeneration of the spine. 3. How […]

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Q&A with GB Marathon Runner Scott Overall

With the 2015 season approaching and Olympic qualification races within the next 12 months, what sort of training are you doing this a November/December? Having run the Berlin marathon at the end of September, I am just building back into my running and may do a few races before the end of the year. Where […]

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NEW TREATMENTS NOW AVAILABLE AT PHYSIO&THERAPY UK

Now available at our Corbridge clinic: Medical Acupuncture  As a physiotherapist clinic we use medical acupuncture as an adjunct to other skills commonly used within our practice such as tissue manipulation, joint mobilisation, ultrasound therapy, exercise prescription and biomechanical analysis. Acupuncture stimulates the nerves in skin and muscle, and can produce a variety of effects. It […]

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How to Prepare for a Marathon

Why would a Physio be getting involved in one of the great debates on what is essentially a training issue? Firstly, this Physio is also a qualified sports scientist and an ex international sportsman! Secondly, the training to get to a marathon is often blighted by injury, which in many cases can be put down […]