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Prevent Injury with Progressive Overload

Getting back to the gym after months of lockdown & home workouts? Physiotherapist Abi Onuoha offers some general points to be mindful of to allow your body to adapt to any new regime/loading in the gym.   The aim of progressive overload is to avoid overtraining and thus prevent injury. If you haven’t been training […]

29th July 2020

Improve your healing capacity with a healthy diet

In a situation of a sudden musculoskeletal injury, the body has several ways of dealing with the new imposed stress. The physiological processes of healing are quite complex, but we can generally describe them in three stages: Inflammation, Repair, and Remodeling. In this article, we outline the 3 core stages of and how you can […]

11th March 2020

How to Avoid Common Running Injuries

It is the start of a new year, and the London Marathon is just around the corner. For thousands of people its peak time to slip on their trainers and hit the road. We are all aware of the benefits of running. We can increase cardiovascular fitness and enhance feelings of wellness and relaxation. However, […]

8th January 2020

How Does Shockwave Therapy Work?

How does Shockwave Therapy work in the rehabilitation of major sports injuries? Our expert Osteopath Andy Mansfield explains.   The term Shockwave Therapy may sound scary, but it really isn’t. Also known as Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT), it passes a wave of audible, mechanical energy through the skin via a handheld device or probe.   […]

8th October 2019

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