Meet physio Samantha

Where did you qualify? I qualified in 2012 from the Peninsula Allied Health Professions School in De

How to warm up in the winter – tips to avoid injury

For those still exercising outdoors – good work! As well as finding the paths and roads a bit

Bursitis – what is it and how is it treated?

What is it? A bursa is a fluid filled sac which usually serves to cushion the joint and assists in s

4 steps to effective training

  Putting together a training plan can feel like a daunting task, trying to work out the best b

Groin pain 2 – Hip Flexor strains

In our blog series looking at groin pain, this time we take a look at hip flexor strains which can p

Causes and treatments for groin strain

Groin strain In this next series of blogs we look at the injuries that can cause groin pain. First u

Bump on your shoulder? Could be an ACJ sprain

The picture above shows the acromioclavicular joint, the ACJ or the bit just up from the should

Dealing with ITB syndrome

For runners and walkers, pain around the knee can be incredibly uncomfortable and put a hold on trai

London marathon tips

It’s almost time for the London Marathon – so with just under two weeks to go, here’s some

SLAP tear – a common rugby injury

There’s been some rugby on recently – something we can’t really miss as a Richmond-based b

Overload training – what, why and how

You’ve heard the phrase no pain no gain – and when it comes to training it’s important to

Stress fractures – how do they happen and how do you recover?

In the final part of our three blogs looking at pain around the shins, this time it’s stress fract