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How Can Massage Help Pre & Post Marathon?

Massage is a combination of techniques that address joints and their soft tissue attachments in order to create ease of movement & reduced pain. This method of practice



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What is Sports Physiotherapy?

Here at Physio4Life we have Clinical Specialists in a variety of sports, such as triathlon running, cycling, swimming, rowing, rugby, tennis and skiing. This would enable you to



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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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Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome

Sports physiotherapists are specialists in sports specific injuries.  They are able to use a wide range of preventative, rehabilitative and hands on techniques that can minimise the risk



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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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Tennis Related Injury

Tennis Related Injury   Tennis is a globally popular game played in over 200 countries across the world.  However, as with most sports, there are injury risks associated



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Exercise in Pregnancy  

“Exercise in pregnancy is not the time to start a more intense exercise regime but rather continue or modify an established routine” (Sports Medicine Australia, 2002)   “In



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Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Treatment Putney

Putney Physio Mark Saunders discusses the physiotherapists role in sports medicine & treating sport injuries.     Physiotherapist’s Role in Sports Injuries Sport is a rapidly expanding within



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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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Golf Injuries     

Our London physiotherapists can help treat your sports inuries! Contact Physio4Life in Putney.   What are the most common injuries suffered by golfers? How do you recognize them,



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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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Benefits of Physiotherapy

What are the benefits of physiotherapy (physical therapy)?   Physiotherapy is a health care profession which provides services to individuals in order to develop maintain and restore maximum



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Back Pain Treatment

Back pain (also known “dorsalgia”) originates from the muscles, nerves, bones, joints and other structures in the spine. We see a lot of back pain, more commonly lower



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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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