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How many times a week should Triathletes be strength training?

To experience any significant benefits from strength training you need to be training 2-3 times a week. These sessions shouldn’t be long time consuming workouts but instead 30



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What is Running Analysis?

What is running analysis? Whether you have 50 marathons under your belt or have just bought your first pair of runners to start your training, a running analysis



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Injury 101 – Returning from Injury back to Sport/Running (Part 1)

A Patient’s Step-by-Step Guide to Understanding Rehab and Returning back to Sport/Running by Keval Panchal – Senior Chartered Physiotherapist Injuries are a nuisance. You put so much time



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Dry Needling – for painful and tender muscles

Dry Needling London at Physio4Life Dry Needling Can Reduce Pain Related to Trigger Points in Muscles Dry Needling – also know as Myofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling – is



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How’s Your Running?

Running Analysis – The Low-down We regularly get asked, “Is it possible to change my running technique if this is the way I have ran all my life?”.



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Osteopathy vs. Physiotherapy

This article is aimed at answering a question that I get asked almost every day in practice ‘Which is better Osteopathy or Physiotherapy?‘. Having myself completed both physiotherapy



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How to Treat that Tennis Elbow by Physio4Life’s Senior Physiotherapist Rebecca Lang

I have recently listened to a podcast, from clinical edge physiotherapy, with an Australian Doctor on this condition. It reminded me of some interesting points in relation to



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My Marathon Experience by Physio4Life’s Senior Physiotherapist Jade Blake

This time last year I was becoming very nervous about the London marathon and I am sure you will all headed to the Excel centre to collect your



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Is Foam Rolling A Part of Your Regime? – By Rebecca Lang, Physio4Life’s Senior Physiotherapist

Is foam rolling apart of your regime? After exercise muscle soreness and tightness is not uncommon. Self myofascial release (SMFR) and massage is emerging as a popular technique



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“So racers of the marathon world, heroes of the OCR elite and general joggers…..” – By Faye Burge, Physio4Life’s Senior Physiotherapist

Common sense There I was happily sitting outside a coffee shop having a delightful soya hot chocolate with the other half when something caught our eye. A male



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Flat tyres? Rusty parts? Grease and oil change? Maybe you need a tune up at physio4life by Rebecca Lang, Physio4Life’s Senior Physiotherapist

In the last few weeks we have seen an increasing amount of people in the clinic with lower limb injuries, mostly marathon training related but not restricted to.



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Ankle Pain Treatment

Have You Suffered An Ankle Injury? Physio 4 Life is a specialist pain clinic in Putney with a team of expert physiotherapists, massage therapists here to help you



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To Rest Or Not to Rest? – By Matthew Taylor, Physio4Life’s Senior Physiotherapist

To rest or not to rest? – Why can I not continue to undertake my sport or activity despite injury?? I have been prompted to write this article,



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A pain in the bum…literally! – By Jade Blake, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

A pain in the bum…literally! – By Jade Blake, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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Gluteal tendinopathy: A real pain in the bum! – By Matthew Taylor, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

Gluteal tendinopathy: A real pain in the bum! – By Matthew Taylor, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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The importance of Proprioception – By Faye Burge, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

The importance of Proprioception – By Faye Burge, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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Exercise of the week – By Jade Blake, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

Exercise of the week – By Jade Blake, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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Exercises you can do for each muscle group to create an equal balance of strength in all of these muscles to help prevent injuries- Jade Blake, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

Exercises you can do for each muscle group to create an equal balance of strength in all of these muscles to help prevent injuries- Jade Blake, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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Does my bum look big in this? – Glutes sometimes need some isolated attention to remind them of their role! – By Gary Delahunt, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

Does my bum look big in this? – Glutes need some isolated attention to remind them of their role! – By Gary Delahunt, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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Cyclists! Get using your butt! – By Victoria Samson, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

Cyclists! Get using your butt! – By Victoria Samson, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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Decrease shoulder and back tightness using this stretch daily – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist

Decrease shoulder and back tightness using this stretch daily – Daniel Wellard, Physio4Life Personal Trainer and Nutritionist



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Starting your dreaded marathon training in the cold…..By Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist, Jade Blake

Starting your dreaded marathon training in the cold…..By Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist, Jade Blake



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Season for Skiing/ snowboarding and the fear of any dreaded injuries By Jade Blake, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

Season for Skiing/ snowboarding and the fear of any dreaded injuries By Jade Blake, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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‘Happy Skiing! But…a word to the wise…’ By Faye Burge, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

‘Happy Skiing! But…a word to the wise…’ By Faye Burge, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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Athletes! Why do you keep getting injured or have reoccurring niggles? – By Senior Physiotherapist, Jade Blake

Athletes! Why do you keep getting injured of have reoccurring niggles? – By Senior Physiotherapist, Jade Blake



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Injury…….. Ice or Heat? – By Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist, Liam Goode

Injury…….. Ice or Heat? – By Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist, Liam Goode b



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Foam rollering your ITB – By Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist, Victoria Samson

Foam rollering your ITB – By Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist, Victoria Samson



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‘The Frustrated Runner’ – By Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist

‘The Frustrated Runner’ – By Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist, Sam Downer



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‘Stretch Throughout Your Day’ By Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist

‘Posture, Pilates, Really?’ By Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist, Liam Goode



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‘Tis the season of…..being awarded a London Marathon place!’ Footwear tips from Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist, Victoria Samson

‘Tis the season of…..being awarded a London Marathon place!’ Footwear tips from Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist, Victoria Samson



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‘Best foot forward…but no running’ – By Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist, Faye Burge

‘Best foot forward…but no running’ – By Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist, Faye Burge



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‘Ankle Injuries – Inversion of the ankle ligament’ By Jade Blake, Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist

‘Ankle Injuries – Inversion of the ankle ligament’ By Jade Blake, Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist



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Winter is here! How to avoid injury and continue walking, running or cycling to work in winter – By Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life

Winter is here! How to avoid injury and continue walking, running or cycling to work in winter – By Jade Blake, Senior Physiotherapist at Physio4Life



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Why Do Runners Get Frontal Knee Pain?

Why Do Runners Get Frontal Knee Pain?



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‘Hamstring Strains’ – By Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist, Jade Blake

‘Hamstring Strains’ – By Physio4Life Senior Physiotherapist, Jade Blake



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CYCLING: Reducing The Risk Of Common Injuries

CYCLING: Reducing the risk of common injuries



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Stretching Vs A Dynamic Warm Up

Stretching Vs a Dynamic warm up



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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



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Evidence Based Physiotherapy Putney

Jimmy May – 13 December 2013   HE Seminars Evidence Based Physical Therapy 2013 Queen Mary, University of London June 28 2013   7.5 Hours of CPD Earned



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Problem Solving the Shoulder

Suffering from Shoulder Pain? Physio4Life can help you! Quite often caused by a sporting injury or can be something that you wake up with for no reason, or



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Service your body as well as your car this winter

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



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

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



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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



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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



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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



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Why are the rotator cuff muscles important to your shoulder?

Why are the rotator cuff muscles important to your shoulder? And how can you look after them? Did you know that 10% of the population will develop shoulder pain



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Achilles Tendinopathy

The Achilles Tendon SymptomsThe Achilles tendon is a strong tendon that is formed from the Gastrocnemius Muscle (the large bulky muscle of the calf) and the Soleus Muscle



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Patella Tendinopathy

The Patella Tendon   The patella tendon is tendon that is made up of the five quadriceps muscles of the front of the thigh; it starts from above



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Shoulder Tendinopathy

The Shoulder a)     “Compression type” tendinopathy. The shoulder needs to have a large range of movement to enable the functional requirements of normal life, as well as the added



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