Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

What is plantar fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis is a condition that affects the connective tissue on the bottom of the foot that attaches from the heel of the foot to the toes, if this gets stained it can become weak, inflamed and irritated.

Could your ankle pain be Achilles tendinopathy?

Could your ankle pain be Achilles tendinopathy?

“Achilles Tendinopathy” not the old money term of “tendonitis” is different from the latter as it is the long-term overuse that results in a deterioration of the tendon without any associated inflammation. This is then similar to many tendon injuries, such as tennis elbow and golfer's elbow. Whereas “tendonitis” is the inflammation and irritation which causes a deep, nagging pain that limits easy, comfortable movements.

Signed up to Coventry half marathon? This is the perfect kick start to prevent injury and increase performance.

Signed up to Coventry half marathon? This is the perfect kick start to prevent injury and increase performance.

You’ve signed up, started the early training plan but you’re worried you old niggles might flare up again. You know what we mean if you have done any kind of running. Aching knees, backs or hips, or all of the above! We have just the remedy to help get you round Cov half without the worry of injury.

Training for a half or full marathon? Sports massage should be an essential part of your training.

Training for a half or full marathon? Sports massage should be an essential part of your training.

The next few months will be busy with people signing up for events and starting their training . Whether it’s a 5k, half-marathon, triathlon or an ultra-marathon, the last thing you want when training for an event is to pick up an injury that means you have to pull out.

Grateful, happy and excited for the future.

Grateful, happy and excited for the future.

You think you’ve had a quite year, then you reflect and realise how much you’ve squeezed in! We have so much to be proud of and grateful for, particularly all the people we know and get the pleasure to help.

Thank you to all our friends, clients and colleagues for being with us along the way, we are truly grateful for your support and love sharing this journey with you!

Do you have disc problems? You need to read this blog...

Do you have disc problems? You need to read this blog...

We know how horrid it can be dealing with low back pain, it’s difficult to do even the everyday things like carrying shopping, getting in and out of a chair! We hope this short set of exercises can help you find a bit of relief or better yet, prevent it from happening in the first place!

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a chronic condition that affects the hands and forearms, causing pain, numbness and tingling. Women are three times more likely to get carpal tunnel due to the shape of their bones and ligaments, with the most common age being between 40-60 years old.

Can exercise plans be adapted to suit my needs?

Can exercise plans be adapted to suit my needs?

Do you have a physical disability of paraplegia or amputation? Maybe chronic condition such as arthritis or multiple sclerosis? Sports therapists or physiotherapists can work with you to adapt exercise(s) to suit your needs.

No Black Friday for us and here's why..

No Black Friday for us and here's why..

Yes you heard us right. We are not doing Black Friday. Or Cyber Monday.

Don’t get us wrong, everybody loves a bargain - we certainly do! However, Black Friday is an American commercial tradition that has been adopted over here, and it doesn’t just run for one day does it?

Why do I need to do exercises at home in between massages?

Why do I need to do exercises at home in between massages?

We know how tricky it can be to make the time to put the execises given to you by your therapist into practice. This is why we always keep them as short as possible and make them as achievable as possible.

Do your hands hurt?

Do your hands hurt?

Thank you so much for asking! We get this question all the time and don’t worry, we are good. We make sure we look after ourselves so you get the best treatment possible regardless if it’s first thing in the morning or last thing at night.