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Common Tendon Injuries in Runners

We have some very motivated trail runners in our team.  This photo is of Steve Cunningham, but Kristen Brace and Renee Coleman have also competed in UTA events and in Kristen’s case she has completed the Western States Marathon.  So, when the opportunity to chat to a group of motivated runners recently presented itself, we…

Running Injuries and Physiotherapy

More Running Injuries

Previously we spoke about shin splints – the injury that troubles many runners, especially when increasing distance to build up for an event. But, as you know there are other annoying injuries that can be cropping up around this time. ITB friction Syndrome Most runners would have experienced  ITB Friction Syndrome at some stage of…

Stretching – Static or Dynamic?

If you haven’t already, stop doing static stretches before your event or training. Before running, or any sport for that matter, dynamic stretching is the way to go. Dynamic stretches are designed to a take a joint or a muscle through a challenging and repetitive motion. We start slowly, and with each rep continue to move…

Running Diary The Healthy Body Company

The Runner’s Diary

Karen Busby is a teacher, mother, and jogger.  She used to be a runner.  She is competing in the 10k at the Western Sydney Marathon – and we are following her journey.  We are also making her wear our gear, just so you know who she is. 29 September 2015 – 4 sleeps to go…