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COMMON RUNNING INJURIES, PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT

Common running injuries, prevention and management

Injuries are common amongst runners due to the repetitive loading and high impact on muscles and joints and, as a result, this can lead to certain injuries. Injuries that runners frequently encounter include Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS) where runners often complain of pain on the outside of the knee.

EXERCISE IS HEALTH

EXERCISE IS HEALTH

Exercise is now recognised as having a positive impact on nearly all types of physical and mental health outcomes and its effect on Cardiovascular Disease is particularly impressive. Mortality and morbidity directly due to exercise remain minimal even up to very intense levels and for the overwhelming majority, the benefits outweigh the risks.

STRONG BACK – STAYING HEALTHY IN THE WORKPLACE

Strong Back – Staying Healthy In The Workplace

Lower back pain is a common health problem in the workplace, and most workers are expected to experience symptoms of low back pain during their working life. It can affect anyone at any age, and the prevalence is increasing; disability due to back pain has risen by more than 50% since 1990.

5 myths about massage

5 myths about massage

Massage has been around for thousands of years.  Today, massage therapy stands as a highly respected practice across the world as a healing method to relieve pain, prevent and cure illness, reduce stress and produce relaxation.

However there are some misconceptions about this treatment!