The 8 most common cycling injuries

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…and how to avoid them There are 2 main types of cycling injury, those caused by falling off (which we don’t discuss) and the issues caused by overtraining, biomechanical stresses, often due to muscle imbalances, and incorrect bike set-up. It … Continued

Plantar Fasciitis in Runners

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The Injury It’s not surprising that about 15% of all running injuries strike the foot. With each step your feet absorb a force several times your body weight. While the foot is in motion during running, the plantar fascia, a … Continued

Achilles Tendonopathy for Runners

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The Injury The Achilles tendon and plantar fascia are energy-absorbing and energy-releasing structures that are working throughout each stride. They absorb the load as your foot impacts the ground (loads are often 3 times your body weight) and convert the … Continued

Shin Splints

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MEDIAL TIBIAL STRESS SYNDROME (SHIN SPLINTS) IN RUNNERS The Injury Shin splints or shin pain is clinically referred to as medial-tibial stress syndrome (MTSS). It is an umbrella term that often refers to a number of issues involving pain in … Continued

Ankle Sprain

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I bet there are very few people that have not sprained their ankle at some point or another. It is one of the most common injuries whether through sport or not. What is surprising is that the way most people … Continued

Back Pain

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The majority of us will suffer lower back pain at some point in our lives, whether this be a short bout, recurrent episodes or long term chronic pain. The exact cause of the pain is largely undiagnosable on scans or … Continued

Tennis / Golfers Elbow

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What is Tennis Elbow? Tennis elbow is a common term for lateral epicondylitis. It refers to pain on the outside of the elbow where the muscles of the forearm attach to the bone.   What Causes Tennis? Overuse of the … Continued