• Hamstring Strain: What Is It & What Can I Do About It?

    Now, to save getting side-tracked before we even begin, I need to clarify that I am not talking about Hog Roasts and the undeniably sweet and piquant succulence of a pulled pork sandwich drenched in sticky barbeque sauce, oozing sweetness and positively singing of balmy summer nights spent with friends. I wish I was, I … Read more

    Who’s Using What

    If anyone knows the value of a good healing aid it’s a professional sports player. Almost every week an athlete is spotted sporting something we at PhysioRoom.com are proud to stock.

    Here’s are just a few well known faces we’ve seen…

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    Sprained Ankle Update

    As I recovered from my sprained ankle, I gradually reduced the wearing of an ankle support, until I wasnִ wearing it at all for speed sessions on the road and gentle training runs off road, but was not sufficiently confident to leave my ankle unsupported during longer or harder training sessions on the fells.

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    Rick Plans a Skiing Holiday

    I’m due to embark on a skiing holiday with four friends to La Plagne in the French Alps. We booked the trip by scrolling through various online travel websites one night to find the best deal out there. To be honest it took us almost all night to find a good deal and settled with one we found on for 7 nights with transport and ski passes for the week included.

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    Treating the Most Common Sports Injury: A Sprained Ankle

    Although I celebrated my 60th birthday in 2010, I am still active and competitive, these days concentrating mainly on running and cycling. To mark my birthday, I completed three big challenges:

      • Ran the Pendle Way, a local long-distance footpath (43 miles) in 9 hours;
      • Completed the Joss Naylor Lakeland Challenge (47 miles) in 14 hours;
      • Cycled from Coniston to Interlaken (1,000 miles in 10 days) to take part in the Jungfrau Marathon, which I completed in 4hours 11 minutes.

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    Rick’s Ankle Injury

    Iֶe always tried to keep active whilst keeping a busy lifestyle. I try to achieve this through regular trips to the gym and a weekly game of five-a-side football with friends. When I was 17, I broke my left ankle in two places whilst playing football, which left the joint weak and delicate.

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    Premier League Football Rehab

    As compiler of the English Premier League Injury Table on PhysioRoom.com, I often get asked questions about the rehab of Premier League football players, whether it be on the PhysioRoom.com site, via @physioroom on Twitter, PhysioRoom.com Facebook page or in my regular appearances on Talksport.

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