Dealing with a late stage injury before the marathon

Dealing with a late stage injury before the marathon Running injuries in the later stages of marathon training are unfortunately all too common. The intensity of marathon training places a lot of stress and strain on the body, especially as the long miles build up towards the end. This will seem like the worst possible…

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What can cause pain on the top of your foot?

What can cause pain on the top of your foot? Finding the cause of pain on the top of the foot can be a tricky problem to manage, as it has many causes and Dr Google isn’t always helpful in tracking down the solution. Here is a list of the 3 most common causes of…

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Spring Running Tips

Spring Running Tips Spring is here, or at least it looks like it, even if it doesn’t feel like it outside!. Spring is a time to start up your Summer training plan, sort out your shoes and gear for the warmer weather, or maybe venture out for the very first time as a new runner.…

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When can I run again? How to return to running after injury

‘When can I run again after an injury?’ This is a question I often get asked by runners recovering from a long layoff after injury. Often there is apprehension mixed with a desire to get out there again, and with that the temptation to push too hard too soon. Runners are often concerned that they…

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Capsulitis

Capsulitus   What is Capsulitis?   The joints in our toes are surrounded by a fibrous capsule in turn surrounded by ligaments which protects and stabilises the joint , contains the synovial joint fluid and facilitates smooth movement. Capsulitis is an inflammation of the joint capsule causing pain, instability and loss of movement in the…

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