For those still exercising outdoors – good work! As well as finding the paths and roads a bit quieter compared to the summer, you’ll also have noticed it takes a bit longer to warm up. Warming up for exercise is one of those subjects full of good and bad advice – so first let’s look …..
What is it? A bursa is a fluid filled sac which usually serves to cushion the joint and assists in shock absorption. Typically people experience “bursitis” when the bursa becomes swollen. The regions most commonly affected are the shoulder, the elbow, the knee, the hip and the heel. Pain can occur in the shoulder when …..
In our last blog we drew on our many years of experience to provide some advice on setting goals – this time we take a look at how to set an effective training programme. We treat plenty of active people here at Physio Central, from those starting out on a “couch to 5k” training plan …..
Ahead of the London marathon on Sunday, here are some last-minute tips from Physio Central to help you get around the course and hopefully even enjoy it! 1. Don’t overdo it this week – it’s tempting to try and get the miles in but follow your plans and don’t take on more than 3 exercise …..
Training for your first marathon is an experience like no other – especially for those who are only getting into running for the first time. Odds are you’ve been looking at the official marathon training programmes or many of the other alternatives out there, but maybe you shouldn’t. Taking the London Marathon as an example, …..