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Patient Stories #1 How Shockwave got Mike back running

Posted on 18th January 2019 by

Today, local runner, Personal Trainer & Running Coach, Mike, shares with us his story of recovery from Plantar Fasciitis. As a bit of a brief background, Mike developed plantar fasciitis in both of his feet, after a period of increasing his running mileage 14 months ago. The painful condition affected him so much that he … Continue reading “Patient Stories #1 How Shockwave got Mike back running”


Selective Rest – When to rest and when to keep running?

Posted on 6th February 2018 by

“Should I keep running or not?” is a question we get asked a lot by runners here at goPhysio. There are many factors that can lead to injury from excessive training loads, running technique, poor foot mechanics and muscle imbalances, to name a few. But, whatever the cause of your pain or injury total rest … Continue reading “Selective Rest – When to rest and when to keep running?”


Change just 1 thing to boost your running performance

Posted on 4th February 2018 by

Learn from the expert’s – here’s 5 great short cuts to rapidly improving your running performance, it’s not cheating honest! Just focus on 1 and see if it helps. From our Clinical Director, Paul. 1. The HOKA Difference: I regularly and happily recommend HOKA trainers to all my patients that require improved shock absorption and … Continue reading “Change just 1 thing to boost your running performance”


Principles To Managing Running Injuries

Posted on 2nd February 2018 by

This is a great infographic, summarising the key principles that play a part in running injuries, from Physio Edge. What is load tolerance? In running terms, a load can be defined as a demand placed upon your body – so this can be training intensity, frequency, distance, duration, terrain etc. All of these parameters, in … Continue reading “Principles To Managing Running Injuries”


Top 5 Running Injuries & How to Manage Them

Posted on 29th January 2018 by

Injured runners make up a huge proportion of the people we help here at goPhysio. The repetitive nature of the activity inherently makes it a sport where injuries are quite a common occurrence. In this blog, I will share with you some insider information built up over a lifetime of clinical practice in the sports … Continue reading “Top 5 Running Injuries & How to Manage Them”


Running injury? When to get help and who to see!

Posted on 18th January 2018 by

Injuries are part and parcel of sport, exercise and running. But when is it OK to manage the injury yourself and when do you need to get help? Firstly, our bodies are designed to heal naturally from injury over a period of a few weeks, depending on the severity of the injury and nature of … Continue reading “Running injury? When to get help and who to see!”


Warming Up For Running – “Do I really need to?”

Posted on 8th January 2018 by

So, you’re ready for your next run. But before you set off, let’s consider the importance of a proper warm up. If you’re an early morning runner and you’ve been led in bed all night, you’ll need to loosen up. Likewise, if you’ve been sat at work all day, you’ll need to prepare those joints … Continue reading “Warming Up For Running – “Do I really need to?””


How To Start Running

Posted on 28th December 2017 by

So, you’ve read about the benefits of running, you’ve got some trainers, where do you start? It’s the time of year when many people turn their attention to taking up a new activity or setting a new fitness goal, and running is a common one! Here’s some top tips from our Sports Therapist, Tom. If … Continue reading “How To Start Running”


Get your running back on track!

Posted on 4th August 2017 by

Every year around 80% of runners will develop a running related injury – these are often caused by inefficient techniques, muscle imbalances, poor training habits and incorrect footwear. Here at goPhysio, we want to keep runners running so our expert physiotherapists are here to help! Our Running Rehab service is designed for runners of all … Continue reading “Get your running back on track!”


How to warm up for running

Posted on 27th June 2017 by

Many runners will head straight home from the office, pulling on their running gear and hit the tarmac, going from a sedentary 8 hours or more sitting at the desk straight into their evening run without so much as a brisk walk to wake up the muscles first. Warming up before running is essential not … Continue reading “How to warm up for running”