Rehabilitation

  • Tennis Elbow but I Don't Play Tennis!

    Tennis Elbow

    How many of you heard someone say they have tennis elbow but they don't play tennis? How many times do you hear that a famous tennis player has pulled out of a tournament with tennis elbow? You haven't I hear you cry!

  • Returning to Fitness After a Break

    Return to Fitness

    In spite of our best intentions, a vacation often sees us stray from the fitness and training regime we follow at home. Relaxing on the beach, savouring indulgent dinners and drinks and enjoying the local nightlife are the pleasures that make a break so joyful. However, after taking a break from working out, how do we return to our training schedule and regain fitness after an indulgent fortnight?

  • Why A Foam Roller Should be Part of Your Kit

    Foam Roller

    In an ideal world, an expert sports or deep tissue massage would always follow an intensive workout. However for the average amateur sportsman or woman, unfortunately a personal masseuse isn't a viable reality. This article can show you how to use a foam roller and which is the best foam roller for your needs.

  • How Can Collagen Boost Joint Health?

    Boost Joint Health

    The benefits of collagen peptides in promoting joint health have been widely reported by many clinical research studies. By boosting overall joint health, long term collagen supplementation is believed to be an effective option to help protect joint health and aid recovery from joint pain and inflammation. In this article we explain the what, how and why of using collagen for joints and their health. 


  • Yoga for Athletes: Release Shoulder & Neck Tension

    Yoga for Athletes

    The extensive benefits of yoga are well publicised in modern media, and it has become a firm mainstay of Western culture. For athletes who have never practiced yoga before, certain simple yet highly effective poses can make an effective addition to a post-training muscle recovery protocol. There are specific positions of yoga for neck and shoulders that help relieve pain and ease tension in the area.

  • Are you pulling my leg? Hip traction treatment

    Hip traction

    Traction of the hip is often used as part of therapy used by a number of different therapists so I was keen to see if regular use at home made a difference. As a 45-year-old long-term hip pain sufferer, I was recently asked by former sprinter Mark Dunwell to try the HipTrac leg traction device.

  • How to Avoid Ingrown Toenail

    Avoid Ingrown Toenail

    Ingrown toenail or onychocryptosis is when the toenail grows into the nail fold. These can be extremely painful and can develop redness and an infection. It can stop people playing sport and can mean a visit to the podiatrist. To prevent the problem there are several measures that can be taken:

  • Six Hot Tub Benefits

    Hot Tub Blog

    Hot tubs or Jacuzzis have physical and mental benefits which can improve overall health. They are accessible in most spas, gyms, and hotels but are now becoming more and more popular at home. Some hot tub health benefits include reducing muscle and joint pain, aiding recovery in sports and helping improve performance. Here are six reasons to justify buying one.

  • Vibration Training

    Vibration Training

    Whole body vibration (WBV) training has become a popular method of training over the last few years, thanks in part at least to the endorsement of numerous high profile celebrities (Madonna and Elle MacPherson to name just two!) and extensive media coverage. But what exactly is WBV training, how does it work and does it really work?