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SJ Enhancing performance

For all those looking to improve their fitness, strength and stability, whatever the level of sport.

http://www.sjenhancingperformance.com/

 

Guido Geutjens Knee Specialist, Derby 

For expert knee assessment and surgery where appropriate.

http://www.specialistkneesurgeon.com/

 

TpTherapy

Youtube link to some great videos on how to use your foam roller and other therapeutic aids. 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCR5n_lHTkkwEFc5Aaaf-U4

 

 

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So…. You think you over pronate…. Relax! It’s no biggy!

 

I have lost count of the number of referrals and patients that are booked into my clinic because they think or have been told they excessively pronate.

 

Let’s clear a few things up...

The Derbyshire Sporting Joint is sponsoring the medals for the Ramathon, Derby's half marathon this year on June 5th 2016. To celebrate this, I thought I would collate some of my general tips for those involved. Next month you will hear from our expert biomechanical podiatrist for her footcare tips and ideas. Kate :-) 

Ten things I wish I had done when I was a Highland Dancer

Ten things I wish I had done when I was a highland dancer

A physio, writing about her own real life rehab programme for chronic injury problems!

I’ve been a qualified physiotherapist for over ten years now and I have heard literally thousands of people during that time talk about their ‘really bad back pain’. And to be honest, I never really got it. Patients would complain of severe, unremitting back pain that was there constantly. There was always a little part of my brain that thought, there is no way that this person has pain 24 hours a day.

It was with much enthusiasm that many of my patients came in saying they had seen the BBC programme: Horizon: The Truth About exercise (http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01cywtq) in which most people who saw the programme gleaned that they only had to do 3 minutes of exercise, once a week and all would be well. In summary  the guy did 3 minutes of High Intensity Training a week, and it changed his INSULIN SENSITIVITY. His aerobic capacity did not change as he is a ‘non-responder’ to exercise. That is all. What the programme did not claim was that 12 minutes of exercise a month gave you all the other benefits of exercise (and I’m talking 30 minutes of medium intensity exercise a day).

These benefits include: