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5 ‘Hotspots’ for Running Injuries & Stretching Advice

  Those of you training for the London marathon or any other marathon this spring will be well into your training by now. Let’s hope that all has gone to plan and that you are injury free.   This blog will highlight some of the most important areas of the body for runners to focus […]

07 Jan 2011 / 1 Comment

Next Blog on stretching for your Marathon training comming in Jan 2011

Sorry there has been a bit of a gap since my last blog, but I was having my website re-written, now I have a built-in blog facility, blogs will be more regular. Next Blog for all Marathon runners, on stretching to prevent injury. Hope you all had a Merry Christmas and are looking forward to […]

26 Dec 2010 / 0 Comments

Part 2 of Injury Prevention for Marathon Runners

Core strengthening Core exercise programmes tend to focus on the trunk muscles ie deep spinal & abdominal muscles, however the gluteal or buttock muscles are just as important, particularly for runners. The gluteals are made up of 3 muscles: gluteus maximus, medius & minimus and have a very important functional role in stabilising the lumbar-pelvic […]

11 Nov 2010 / 0 Comments

Marathon Season: Head to Toe tips

Many of you will have had your places for the 2011 London Marathon confirmed this week, so roughly 23 weeks to train your bodies to cope with 26.2 miles on the road. Over the next month I will be blogging some top-toe tips on how to stay injury free and get the most out of […]

27 Oct 2010 / 1 Comment

Cycling Lands End to John O’Groats Without Support

Yesterday Rob Jeffery ?sucessfully completed his cycle from lands End to John O’Groats in 11 days without support. Rob, a regular patient for many years, booked a treatment and anounced that he was going to cycle Lands End to John O’Groats in 2 months time. When asked if he had a bike he replied “no […]

18 Oct 2010 / 1 Comment

Plantar Fasiitis

What is Plantar fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is inflammation of the fascia underneath the foot. Fascia is found throughout the body enveloping and linking muscles with bones and organs. In the foot it is a very tough tissue which runs from the heel to the bones in the middle of the foot and acts as a […]

01 Oct 2010 / 0 Comments

London2Brighton bike ride a sucess

£35,000 was raised for Action Aid Medical Research and more than 400 riders completed the course on a wet and windy day! Cyclists turned up on an assortment of bikes, from a fixed wheel (no geared) bike to a Boris bike, for more insight read Simon Usborne’s column ‘Cyclo-therapy’ in the Independent Magazine this sat […]

24 Sep 2010 / 0 Comments

The Independent london2brighton bike ride: stretching tips

The Independent London2Brighton Bike Ride is this sat 11th sept, it is in aid of Action Medical Research for children for life and sponsored by Wiggle. As an Osteopath who cycles, runs and swims, I believe that stretching not only enhances our sporting performance but can prevent injury too. It is important to target muscles […]

09 Sep 2010 / 0 Comments

Kinesio taping course

The Kinesio taping course last weekend was one of the best courses I have done. It is designed to teach qualified manual therapists, including osteopaths and physiotherapists, the concept and application of the taping technique. It is a very versitile taping method and the most surprising thing was how comfortable the tape felt when it […]

24 Aug 2010 / 0 Comments

Kinesio Taping

Looking forward to the Kinesio taping course this weekend. In case you were wondering what that coloured tape was on some of the swimmers at the European Championships and on the athletes in Barcelona or Crystal Palace last week, it’s a unique method of taping using a more flexible tape, developed by Dr Kenzo Kane […]

18 Aug 2010 / 1 Comment

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Karman Gordon, Lawyer & Cyclist
Karman Gordon, Lawyer & Cyclist

Since stepping up my cycling a few years ago, in training for Ride 100 & more recently a 100k Sportive in Wiltshire, I have been treated by Lisa at Osteopath West. I was recommended to see her for Osteopathic treatment because of her sporting background and knowledge. Lisa easily identified the cause of my niggles & I found that the combination of deep tissue massage, manipulation, needling, ...

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