Hamstring Injuries Hamstring injuries, tweaks, pulls, spasms, muscle pain, tendon pain...what difference is there? Actually, a lot! The hamstring muscles are at the back of your thigh and are often injured in runners. Especially those who have started quality session training such as hills and speed work. So Frustrating! Particularly when [...]
Surgery Surgery...SURGERY? Me? Really...still trying to get to grips with it. It has been an absolute whirlwind the past two weeks. Ultrasound showed I have a Completely Detached common hamstring tendon. Consultation with an orthopaedic surgeon. Booked in for a hip arthroscopy and hamstring tendon repair in three sleeps time. [...]
Shin splints is a painful and common injury amongst runners. The exact cause of the condition is unknown. I recently wrote an article for Trail Magazine on Runner's Shin Splints and wanted to share with you my thoughts on this frustrating condition. Symptoms Usually there is a gradual onset [...]
Trail running is a passion of mine that I want to share with others. I am blessed with an amazing husband and two gorgeous kids which keep me on my toes. As a Physiotherapist, I want to share my knowledge of how our bodies work and have this space to discuss everything trail!