Are you ski-fit and does it really matter?

What does it mean to be ski-fit, are you ski-fit and does it really matter? If you are preparing to hit the slopes for the first time in a while be sure to give this blog a read to make sure you are physically prepared!

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WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF GOLF FITNESS?

Have you ever thought about the shoes you walk or run in? Did you ever think about how they might be affecting how you move, or any pain you might feel?

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HAVE YOU GOT THE RIGHT SHOES?

Have you ever thought about the shoes you walk or run in? Did you ever think about how they might be affecting how you move, or any pain you might feel?

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LUCY THE RUNNER

It’s always useful to read of a real-life case study. Someone who has experienced injury, sought out help, and recovered successfully. Click to read about Lucy who came to see our Physiotherapist Mike in our Windsor clinic.

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STRENGTH TRAINING AND RUNNING

Running is a very popular form of exercise; one that can be done with or without access to a gym. Over lockdown lots of people took up running as a way to get out of the house and exercise without many other options. However, this has led to an increase in running-related injuries coming through our door.

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OVERUSE INJURY WITH ROTATIONAL SPORT

Overuse injury with rotational sport

Rotational sport is physical activity that involves twisting of the trunk to transfer forces from the lower body to the upper body. An overuse injury is common in rotational sport due to its repetitive nature.

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Six Nations- Survival Guide to Rugby Injuries

It’s that time of year again where we dust off our rugby shirts and crowd around to jostle for space in front of the TV/head to the pub to cheer on our teams in the Six Nations. Rugby is such an exciting, fast-paced sport that demands players to balance physicality and controlled aggression with flare,…

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Is it Just Muscle Soreness or an Injury?

One of our patients, James, at our Chiswick clinic, recently started a weight training program and asked our Physiotherapist about the intense soreness in his legs following squat and lunge sessions – he was unsure if this response was normal or if there was an injury involved. It is extremely common to experience periods of…

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4 of the Best Injury Prevention Tips for Runners

With the warmer weather starting many of us are either increasing our training or looking to increase our activity – especially running training – so to help you stay moving and injury free here are 4 Tips to Keep YOU and your clients injury free. All from the team at Bodies Under Construction Physio. Injury…

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Snow Sports Injury Tip | ACL Ruptures in Skiing

Although ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) injuries overall are actually a small percentage of all snow sports injuries (10-15%) – it is very easy to rupture in the beginner and intermediate skier. The most common 2 mechanisms are ‘The Phantom Foot’ and the ‘Boot Induced’ Mechanisms “The Phantom Foot Mechanism” Uphill Arm is back Skier is…

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