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What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis The plantar fascia is a fibrous layer of connective tissue which runs along the bottom of the foot attaching the calcaneus (heal bone) to the phalanges



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Working alongside the British Rowing Team

A brief overview of Lucy’s incredible experience working with the British Rowing Team in their training.    I felt incredibly privileged to be chosen to join the British



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The Benefits of Orthotics for Runners

A lot is said about orthotics and sports insoles and how they can either prevent injury or improve sports performance.   This article is going to briefly describe



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Runners World Article: Running Biomechanics

By Steph Davies, Liam Goode and Glynn Davies Chartered Physiotherapists   Introduction   The biomechanics of running is a vast and specialist subject that frequently changes with emerging



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Stop Ignoring Running Pain

All well and good if you’re at mile 25 of your marathon and are planning on taking a well-earned break after the race, but if you ignore a



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Hip Pain in Runners

Glynn Davies Physiotherapist BSc (Hons)   Most runners will experience achy hips towards the end of a long run that disappears once you’ve stopped, but what do you



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Runner’s Knee

There are few things more frustrating than being injured when training for a big race. The race date seems to creep closer and closer and the chances of



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Anterior Cruciate Ligaments

Anterior Cruciate Ligaments injuries are common in sports people. The annual incidence of ACL ruptures is estimated at 1 of 3,000 in the general population. The incidence rate



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Running Injuries

Running is a sport known to be good for health; it not only helps the breathing and heartbeat but it is also good exercise because it burns any



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Leg Injuries

Information about leg pain and injuries, including cause, diagnosis, treatment and prevention tips. (shin splints, compartment syndrome, achilles tendonitis, achilles tendon rupture, calf strain, stress fracture, muscle cramps,



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Sports Injuries + Treatment Using Physiotherapy

Many people in London enjoy participating in sports, whether it be a casual game of football, golf at a weekend, running, marathons, tri-athlon events, tennis, skiing, badminton, basketball,



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How To Prevent Running Injuries

Steph Davies BSc (Hons) MSc Sport Ex Med MCSP Specialist Sports Physiotherapist   It’s that time of year again and the parks and towpaths of London are lined



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Football Injuries

Football is a rough sport, and despite the pads, braces, and supports, injuries are a common part of the game. The combination of the size of the players,



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Core Stability for Marathon Runners

The Importance of Core Stability for Marathon Runners Runners used to think that with only increasing your time spent running would be the only way to improve your



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Cycling Injuries

CYCLING: Reducing the risk of common injuries Glynn Davies BSc (Hons) MCSP Specialist Sports Physiotherapist   INTRO   Cycling is a great form of exercise with many health



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Calf Pain

Calf pain is a very common problem amongst runners, and if not managed properly can become a chronic and debilitating recurring condition.   Basic Anatomy The calf is



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Ankle Injury

Whether you participate in sports or have sustained an injury – Ankle injuries can be extremely debilitating and painful. Physio4Life in London can help with your ankle injury.



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“I can’t praise Physio4life highly enough”

I can’t praise Physio4life highly enough. Mark diagnosed my injury (which the A&E doctor missed)…



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Pat Cash – Professional Tennis Player

After several months with a sore knee I went to Physio4Life along with my son who is an up and coming tennis player…



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“You can’t afford NOT to use them! Thanks again EVERYONE!”

Physio4Life is world class. Mark Saunders’ advice not only helped me beat my marathon target by 40 minutes…



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“I had orthotics made and I am now back up to running 20 miles a week without any problems”

I had Achilles tendonitis in my left ankle which resulted in the sheath being removed in surgery in 2000…



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