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Understanding Your Body: The Kinetic Chain

WHAT IS THE KINETIC CHAIN? Consider, for a moment, that your body is a machine that is made up of lots of individual parts that are given mobility by joints. When you move, the parts of your body act as

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Compression

The evidence is a bit sketchy, but I’m a great believer in compression for controlling swelling immediately after soft tissue injuries, or to help control the effects of microtrauma after hard exercise. Sportsshoes.com have some nice deals on compression clothing, with

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Running injuries talk- book now!

Fri 13th March 2015 6.30pm-8.00pm at the Physio7 treatment rooms, Sports Masseur Alison Cook and Physio Chris Spurling are hosting a talk on running injury treatment and prevention. We can only accommodate 20 runners this time around, so book your

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Running Shoe Selection

Excellent article from the American College of Sports Medicine on running shoe selection. Just remember to read the ‘Transition from old shoe to new shoe’ section carefully. In my own experience, this process can take a year or more. I

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