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Strains and sprains

December blog 2019 Progressing exercises

Last month I shared the issues I was having with my arm strength and associated aches and pains. As my arm strength has improved so the pain has lessened. The pain is still there but I can do more, load more weight and stretch out further before the pain begins. ...

4 | little and often, Muscle weakness, Progressing and grading exercise, rehabilitation, Returning to exercise after injury, shoulders, Strains and sprains, strength, Tennis elbow
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November 2019 Blog: How strong are your arms?

Realising the limitations of one's body, can often come as a shock.  "Why can't I do that anymore?" or "Why is that now painful?" can needle their way into our lives. For me  these questions relate to the strength of my arms (or rather the lack of) that has come ...

0 | arm strength, Muscle weakness, shoulders, Strains and sprains, strength, Tennis elbow
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May 2018 Treating persistent ankle pain

"Weak ankles, stiff ankles, sprained ankles, it's my bad ankle" are descriptions I hear a lot because the ankle is such a frequently injured body part. Just because it's a frequently injured body part doesn't make it a lesser injury or indeed something that necessarily recovers quickly. It can need ...

2 | ankle pain, balance, Healthy toes and feet, Returning to exercise after injury, Strains and sprains, toes
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November Back stretches

The November chill is upon us and with it the inevitable responsive hunching of our bodies. This repeated reflex results in stiffer joints and tighter muscles putting us more at risk of strain and injury. Conversely if we are proactive and repeatedly lengthen our spines and stretch our bodies for ...

4 | back pain, Stay healthy in winter, Stiffness, Strains and sprains
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October 2015 Returning to Sport and exercise after an injury

ON YOUR MARKS! If you wish to maintain your ability to exercise, to continue your choice of sport or any activity that requires strength and some degree of fitness HEED THE WORDS  OF THIS BLOG!! If you were an Olympian  and you had suffered any injury that could curtail your future ...

0 | exercise, managing acute injuries, pain, Progressing and grading exercise, Returning to exercise after injury, Strains and sprains
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September Blog – Managing acute sprains and strains!

During my professional career I would say this subject creates more questions than most other conditions because of the conflicting advice people receive. Echoing around me are cries of: Do I ice it do I heat it? Do I rest it do I move it?  When or rather should I get back ...

4 | Ice and heat, Inflamation, managing acute injuries, Muscle spasm, pain, Strains and sprains
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One to One

Looking at how your whole body interacts with itself

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Simply Move!

Keeping exercise simple and making looking after yourself easy and fun

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Simply Fit!

Improving your cardiovascular fitness and strength

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