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FREE Open Day on Sunday 9th March 2014

Feb 24, 2014
Physio4Life, the award winning sports and health clinic, is running a FREE Open Day on Sunday 9th March 2014 Come and meet the experts in physio, massage, running and hydration strategies. Everyone is welcome The day’s events will include: Free 20 minute Physio consultations Free Gait Scan and Running Analysis 25% off Sports and Therapeutic [...]

How To Avoid Injury During Your Marathon Training

        One of our Senior Physiotherapists, Faye Burge, recently attended the Joanne Elphinston Movement Systems course in December 2013. She was drawn to this assessment and rehabilitation course specifically due to her training in Pilates and dance back ground. The course is open to physiotherapists and (even those from the dark side), [...]

Beat the Bulge this January with Pilates Putney

Jan 9, 2014
For many of us the run into Xmas involved shopping, eating, drinking and lots of partying. Mince pies, mulled wine, chocolates, nuts, cakes, turkeys stuffing roast potatoes . . . the list goes on.     With so much else to get done, we can all be forgiven for taking our eye off our health [...]

Service your body as well as your car this winter

Jan 8, 2014
With the dream of summer long gone and the heating turned up to the maximum, the winter months can be anything but filled with good cheer – especially once Christmas and the New Year are out of the way. With snow and ice building up on your car and the roads becoming treacherous, you’ve probably [...]

Weathering the busy winter fixture list: How football and rugby stars stay 100% through the mid-season rush

Jan 8, 2014
    While most of us are fighting the January blues, the biting cold and the overwhelming urge to curl up in front of a warm fire, the professional rugby and football season is just beginning to hot up. Those tricky winter fixtures are when the title contenders really make that move up the table [...]

5 reasons why real men do Pilates

Nov 17, 2013
Real men play rugby or football. Some may even box or bike. But you’d never catch a genuine male of the species taking part in a Pilates class. That’s exercising for women, right?   Wrong.   Look behind the scenes of some of the most successful male athletes and you’ll find a number of them [...]

Why the 2022 World Cup in Qatar has been labelled ‘dangerous’

So it turns out Qatar is quite hot! It will surely go down as one of the great mysteries in world football that after a year-long bidding process and millions of pounds spent on getting the location of the 2022 Football World Cup right, FIFA managed to overlook the weather when they awarded it to [...]

How to make 2013/14 your best season ever

From Sunday league to the English premier there’s no reason to rest on your laurels this season Taking part is all well and good, but anyone with a competitive edge will tell you that sport is more fun when you are winning.   In decades gone by, a football ‘physio’ was just a guy with [...]

How Mo Farah went from also-ran to unbeatable

Portland, Oregon: home of the world’s biggest sports brand – Nike. And since 2011 the base for Olympic and world champion Mo Farah. But what is it about Mo’s training camp that has made him Britain’s most successful all-time track and field star?   It’s hard to remember Mo Farah as the also-ran athlete who [...]

Why physiotherapy turns back time better than any anti-ageing cream

Jul 30, 2013
Age catches up with us all eventually. Hair thins and greys, pearly white teeth turn yellow and wrinkles begin to appear as our skin becomes less tight. These are the signs of ageing that most of us worry about; things many of us are prepared to pay good money to treat with make-up or even [...]
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