Running Workshop: Common Injuries In Runner’s And How To Avoid Them.

Running Workshop: Common Injuries In Runner’s And How To Avoid Them. Thank you to everyone who attended at the weekend. It was a great success and lovely to meet so many friendly, dedicated runners! There is a fantastic community in Devon with supportive groups and if you are not a member of a running group […]

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The Easiest Way To Invest In Your Health

We all know we should get active but find out why walking works… This week I attended a course to become a walk leader for the ‘ walking for health scheme’ supported my  Macmillian and Active Devon.  The below statistics are taken from the walking for health ‘walking works article which can be found here.. […]

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Ankle Exercises To Help Ankle Pain

Chronic Ankle Instability (CAI) – What is it? Ankle sprains involving the lateral (towards the outside)  ligaments are extremely common in both the sporting environment, and every day life. They can cause significant ankle pain. 20% of all cases result in chronic ankle instability due to deficits in postural control, proprioception and muscle strength form the […]

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Shoulder Injuries: How to return to play safely

Common Shoulder Injuries Some of the key shoulder injuries include acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) sprain, shoulder dislocation, clavicle (collarbone) fractures, subluxation and rotator cuff tears. ACJ sprains, clavicle fractures and dislocations typically result from direct impact, such as a fall or contact with another player. Shoulder dislocations are common in rugby because the shoulder is put into […]

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