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Kinesio Tape – What Is It?

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Kinesio tape (K-tape) is the name of the brightly coloured tape you may have seen applied to many a sportsman/woman over the last few years.  In fact, at London 2012 it was novel to see an athlete without it.  But K-tape is not only used within the sporting arena, you may have noticed a friend or colleague exposing a decorative …

Shoulder Pain & Tennis

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Like many sports, there is a repetitive nature to tennis.  Performing strokes over and over again – all slightly different in reach, angle and strength, but essentially hundreds of forehands, backhands repeatedly.  Serves, volleys and smashes put even more strain through the shoulder and stress the mechanics with every hit.  With perfect shoulder posture (which most of us don’t have …

Rossiter System

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The Rossiter System helps you to prevent and relieve pain, regain and build range of motion, and enhance performance. It works through a system of powerful assisted stretches, which help to re-model the body’s connective tissue system (the network of muscles, ligaments, tendons and fascia), allowing better mobility, freer joint movement and most of all pain relief. The technique involves …

The Key To Injury Prevention In Running: Load Management

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By running specialist physiotherapist, Katharina Schaps. Runners always ask themselves why injuries occur and where things went wrong. Too often the answer is fairly simple; the running mileage, training intensity or frequency were increased too rapidly for your body to catch up. If you exceed the load your body is able to tolerate, the weakest tissue will eventually become over-loaded, …