Hip strength & stability for power & mobility
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Acquiring hip strength and stability is a very specific physical goal. For some the incentive for achieving this goal will be bought on by hip injury or pain. For others it will be to support other physical goals, through engaging power via the largest joints in the body. In some sports the importance hip strength […]

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Improving your tennis game & reducing injury, is one and the same
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As a physiotherapist with a background in coaching tennis, I have developed a particular eye for the way that tennis technique relates to movement development. One thing that any tennis coach will tell you is don’t try to teach a kid a serve until he can throw a ball. You can’t expect to be both […]

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Handy wrist health tips for winter sports
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For some of us the most pressure our wrists will experience over winter will be pushing ourselves up out of a comfy armchair, twisting the cap off a jar of hot chocolate, and thumb swiping the phone for the warmest holiday destinations. Others will heed the call of winter sports, where pressure on the wrist […]

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Injury recovery boost through better nutrition
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Managing injury recovery well, can allow us a speedier return to doing what we love most. No-one wishes to be sidelined longer than necessary, and as such that which is seen as most beneficial to recovery is given the highest priority. Therefore the focus is commonly on treatment of an injury and adherence to rehabilitation […]

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Swimmer’s shoulder & keeping strokes injury free
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With ninety percent of the driving forces coming from the upper body, it is little surprise that swimmer’s shoulder is a common condition in swimming. The shoulder is a complex joint, and as swimming placed it under load, an appreciation of its function and limitations can help keep the body injury free. This is especially […]

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Hydration options towards healthier exercise
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Maintaining an optimal level of hydration is essential for any form of exercise, especially since two thirds of the body is made up of water. Regardless of the weather being hot or cold, good hydration habits are essential for health, sustaining performance and the avoidance of injury. Thirst or a dry mouth are the first […]

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