04 Dec

Terrible, Dreadful, Painful Shin Splints…..

  What are Shin Splints? Many athletes that rely on their legs as key pieces of equipment, such as runners or dancers, are prone to injuries in this area. Whether you’re new to these activities or a seasoned pro, anyone can fall victim to sore shins. This pain is often found down the inner (medial) […]

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03 Dec

Are you on Santa’s NAUGHTY or NICE list?

  Christmas is right around the corner but have you been naughty or nice this year? In this post we’re talking you through our naughty and nice list for your body to help keep you injury free this festive season. Ho ho ho, here we go! NAUGHTY  – Unsupportive Winter Boots When it starts getting […]

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09 Nov

What Can I Do If I’m Suffering From Plantar Fasciitis?

What is plantar fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain and is caused by when a band of tissue in the foot, known as the plantar fascia, is damaged and thickens. The plantar fascia is a flat band of connective tissue that provides support for the arch of the foot and […]

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06 Sep

Sitting is the new smoking! Sitting kills! – Adam Recsetar

The accusations against a sedentary lifestyle are piling up. Modern day life encourages inactivity, and sitting for extended periods is linked to chronic disease and wreaks havoc on your spine. Working environments that encourage employees to sit for hours on end are one of the main contributing factors to this problem! And whilst being tied […]

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21 Aug

What Every Runner Needs To Know About Pilates….

WHAT EVERY RUNNER NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT PILATES…. WHAT IS PILATES? Pilates is often compared to yoga, but they actually have very different backgrounds. While yoga is a centuries-old practice with close links to spirituality, Pilates is a mind and body conditioning technique developed by Joseph Pilates in the 1920s. Pilates is a balanced blend […]

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28 Jul

Low Back Pain – How Can We Help? by Brogan Lawrie

In the UK, 4 out of every 5 people experience low back pain at some point in their life. Such a large number of patients request lower back pain relief that it accounts for 9% of adult GP visits and is one of the leading causes of disability. Some people experience an uncomplicated ache that […]

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28 Jul

Taking Care in the Garden… by Adam Recsetar

Many of us see this time of the year as a good opportunity to take to our gardens armed with a shovel and trowel in order to give the garden a tidy up. What we don’t realise is how much of a strain tackling those overgrown bushes and nasty weeds can put on our bodies. […]

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15 Jun

Beware – ‘Flip Flop Season’ is here! by Helen Butterworth & Adam Recsetar

BEWARE OF THE FLIP FLOP! With the British summer just around the corner… overcast, rainy showers and intermittent sunshine, you are more than likely going to be digging out your summer wears in the near future! Before you get carried away though, you might want to consider the risk your flip flops may have to […]

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28 May

Kinesio-Tape (K-Tape) & Calf Tears by Helen Butterworth

I saw a keen golfer in clinic last week who hit a shot into the bunker on a Par 5 hole. On trying to climb out of the bunker he reports feeling a pop which he describes as “being shot in the leg.” The calf is made of three major muscles, the medial and lateral […]

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04 May

Welcome to our new website!

After a few months of planning we are delighted to announce the launch of our new website which coincides with the opening of our new Rossendale clinic. As well as detailed information on a wide variety of conditions (including back pain, rotator cuff injuries and ankle sprains) and the array of treatments we offer to […]

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