Swollen Ankles and Feet!

Swollen feet

What Causes Swollen Ankles and Feet? Swollen ankles and feet, also known as oedema, can be caused by various factors. Oedema (often called “edema” in American English) is a medical condition characterized by an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the body’s tissues. This can lead to swelling and puffiness in various parts of the body,…

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Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave therapy

What is Shockwave therapy? Shockwave therapy, also known as extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT), is a non-invasive therapeutic intervention that utilises high-energy acoustic waves. It is believed to stimulate healing for various musculoskeletal disorders. It has primarily been used in the field of orthopedics and sports medicine but has also found applications in other medical specialties.…

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Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury

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About the hottest topic when it comes to sports injuries are the dreaded ACL injuries! What is the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) The anterior cruciate ligament (or ACL for short) is a ligament that sits within the knee joint. Ligaments are thick, strong, fibrous structures, designed to prevent excessive movements of the joint, providing overall…

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New year exercise statistics

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  When it comes to exercise, a vast majority of people normally set exercise goals towards the end or start of the year. This coincides with a general trend, to exercise more when the weather is warmer. If you can establish a good routine during this period, it can be easier to maintain it during…

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Icing and acute injury management – the latest hot (or cold) topic

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Icing and acute injury management – the latest hot (or cold) topic With the silly season around the corner, some of us may get caught out with a new injury and not be able to seek the help we need in time and left unsure of what to do. Most are aware of the long-standing…

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Start or improve your running with our running programs!

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Want to get off the ‘iso-couch’ and move again? Run, Run! Running is a fantastic and simple way to keep fit. We all like to see gains in our fitness and to have goals are great for motivation. We have designed 3 different programs based running experience. They are simple, easy to follow 8-week programs:…

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Forefoot vs Midfoot vs Rearfoot Running?

Running style

What do runners generally do regards foot strike? A recent Runner’s World study of more than 160,000 recreational and elite runners revealed that 40 percent of people thought they were heel strikers, 43 percent midfoot strikers and 17 percent forefoot strikers. Under analysis it was found, 94 percent of these runners were heel strikers, 4…

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Is running bad for my knees?

Running and knees

What about my knees? Adults are recommended that they achieve 150 minutes of moderate activity per week to improve our health and running is a great form of cardiovascular exercise that helps us to achieve this. There is a persistent misconception about running and knee degeneration and the following beliefs tend to be quite common:…

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Best Exercise For Weight Loss

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Do you want to lose weight? If you’re reading this article you are probably like most, who struggle to stay on track with a diet and exercise regime. Losing weight or dieting is really not that simple. Many different factors can affect why you may not lose or gain weight such as gender, age, metabolism,…

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Does the running shoe fit?

Correct running shoes

  Often the running shoe discussion can be quite divisive and there are sure to be many varying opinions for what is “the best” type of shoe. There are 2 distinct types of shoes to consider which each have their own variations.   Conventional Shoes   Minimalistic Shoes   In recent times, there has been…

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