• Equipment Basics: Skiing – What Do I Need?

    Equipment Basics: Skiing - What Do I Need?

    Embarking on the thrilling adventure of skiing requires more than just enthusiasm. It demands the right gear to conquer the slopes safely and with style. In this guide, we’ll help you understand skiing equipment by answering the question: What do you need? Join us as we break down the essentials and empower you in your … Read more

    How to Prevent Injuries While Skiing

    How to Prevent Injuries While Skiing

    Hitting the slopes offers an adrenaline rush like no other. But as with other outdoor sports, it’s crucial to prioritise safety. In this guide, we’ll go through how to prevent injuries while skiing. This post aims to empower you with the knowledge needed for a safe and enjoyable adventure. Whether you’re a pro or not, … Read more

    How to Wear a Knee Brace While Skiing

    How to Wear a Knee Brace While Skiing

    Skiing demands not just skill but also mindful protection of your body. Among the critical safeguards, ensuring the well-being of your knees takes centre stage. In this guide, we delve into the importance of knee supports in skiing. Discover expert advice and tips on choosing, wearing, and benefitting from them. Let’s ensure your skiing adventures … Read more

    What Are the Most Common Skiing Injuries?

    What Are the Most Common Skiing Injuries?

    As exhilarating as skiing may be, it’s crucial to hit the slopes with an awareness of potential risks. This guide will shed light on the critical aspect of this winter sport — injuries. Join us as we uncover the most common ones and discover the factors that contribute to these mishaps. Most importantly, learn practical … Read more

    Top 5 Most Common Winter Sports Injuries

    In case you didn’t know, the Winter Olympics officially get under way today(Fri 9 Feb) in the South Korean county of Pyeongchang. The games will run from the opening ceremony which takes place on the 9th right up until the 25th when one country will sit atop the medal table and crown themselves the best … Read more

    Get ready for Winter sports with medi

    Here at Physioroom, we LOVE winter. We never miss a chance to get the adrenaline pumping either. That’s why every year, like 870,000[1] people in this country, we get really excited when the ski season opening approaches. Switching smart shoes for ski boots, the UK’s adrenaline junkies are heading to France (34%), Austria (28%) or … Read more

    Johnny Sexton – Skier’s Thumb Injury

    PhysioRoom.com examines Johnny Sexton’s thumb injury woes.

    Irish fly-half Johnny Sexton has become more acquainted with a hand splint than a rugby ball this past week after the Fly-half was seen to damage his thumb in Ireland’s Six Nations tie with England at Twickenham on February 22nd.[1]

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    From Sochi with Love

    At a total cost of $51bn the Sochi Winter Olympics has been dubbed Լi>The most expensive games in historyՠ- Kozachok dancing away with a financial investment more than 3 times that of London 2012. Still, accepted financial abjection aside the unquestioned precedent has served up a familiar cocktail: Accusations of bribes, government kickbacks and dubiously matey construction contracts.

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    Avoiding a pink cast: Snowboard and ski safety tips.

    With February half term a few blistery weeks away, many thrill seekers will be donning their Long Johns and questionably fluorescent outer attire in search of snow filled slopes and Gluhwein. Not surprisingly, our national gung-ho attitude often leads to an influx of wheelchairs, crutches and slings in the arrivals lounge of Heathrow Airport.

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    Common Injuries Suffered in Winter

    I love Casualty, the TV programme as opposed to the real thing. From my experience I am sure that if there is a hell then it will be like an Accident & Emergency room on a Saturday night. Unfortunately, this nightmare place is the destination for thousands of people during the winter months.

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