At ALO physiotherapy clinic we believe in a stepwise approach to helping our patients return to full fitness.
The summer is here, the sun is shining (mostly!), and many of us are getting out our tennis raquets.
Low back pain is a very common problem affecting many golfers. Incidence rates of low back pain in golfers range between 18 and 54%.
It’s six weeks until the London Marathon! In these final training weeks, here are our top-tips for how to prevent injuries and perform at your best for your marathon experience.
It is often at this time of year when it starts to become a little more sunny, that people take up running. Unfortunately there is strong research evidence that running injuries are significantly more likely to happen in novice runners than more experienced runners (Videbaek et al., 2015). However, many of these running injuries are preventable.
In order to get all the wonderful benefits of running, without injury, we offer some top tips below for preventing injuries whilst you run.
Your risk of ski injury may be lower than you imagine. Fortunately, due to improvements in ski equipment and slope design, the overall rate of ski injuries has reduced since the 1970s by about 50% and has remained the same for the last 5 years.
Currently, for every 1000 people skiing on any particular day, 2 will sustain an injury that needs medical attention. However, novice ski-ers can be more at risk, due to inadequate preparation and not having enough knowledge of how to use equipment and be safe on the slopes.
Here are some top-tips to avoid ski injury and what to do if unfortunately you do become injured.