Causes of shin splints explained by Sundial physio James Masterson

Causes of shin splints explained by Sundial physio James Masterson

Shin splints is a common sports injury in runners and sports people but it is often mis-diagnosed and poorly treated. If left untreated shin splints can cause ongoing and progressive pain and disability sometimes requiring surgery to correct. Here Sundial physio James Masterson sheds some light on this painful condition. Shin splints was a medical…

Brighton Marathon Top Tips

Brighton Marathon Top Tips

Brighton Marathon training is in full swing now and we have prepared some top tips to avoid injury whilst training and to make sure you complete the course. Don’t let a niggle become a pain Other than normal post training muscle soreness don’t ignore niggles as at this stage of training you can’t afford them…

Are you fit to ski?

Are you fit to ski?

Ski fitness exercises make a big difference to the way you ski. It is obviously also important about skiing or snow boarding to come back injury free. Yet one in every two hundred skiers returns carrying an injury – some serious. Many skiers do no exercise before the first run on the first day and…

Marathon Training Tips: take the simple, natural approach

Marathon Training Tips: take the simple, natural approach

Marathon training tips are easy to come by.  There are many many articles written about running and, of all the sports, this is where many so called experts seem to know it all. Especially when it comes to marathon distances. Guest contributor PT Pete shares his experience of natural marathon training. If you flick through…

Benefits of Rock Tape kinesiotaping, Brighton physio Quentin Guichard explains

Benefits of Rock Tape kinesiotaping, Brighton physio Quentin Guichard explains

Rock Tape kinesiotaping has become very popular with good reason at the Olympics. If you, like us, watched the Olympics in every spare moment whilst it was on, you will have noticed athletes wearing different coloured tape.  Usain Bolt wore some on his thigh to help him speed to his historic triple gold medals.  Novak Djokavic…

Exercises for golf

Exercises for golf

Many golfers do exercises before golf but are they the right exercises? Often golfers are unintentionally injuring themselves because, rather than being shown what to do they simply copy what everyone else does. Interestingly stretching before a game may actually be harmful to golf performance.It is better to warm the muscles up by gently using…

7 Tips to Prevent Back Pain in Golfers

7 Tips to Prevent Back Pain in Golfers

Preventing back pain in golfers is easy with these tips. Brighton chiropractor, Matthew Bennett, shares the 7 essential tips. By following these simple rules your back will be pain free and your game can even improve. Back pain in golfers is quite common. Four out of five will experience some back pain at some point and…

How to prevent running injuries? - Runners MOT

How to prevent running injuries? – Runners MOT

Knee pain, muscle strain, tendon pulls, bursitis, ligament sprains and all sorts of other aches and pains are a constant reminder that marathon training and actually running it can be a hazardous business. One in five people who enter for the Brighton Marathon will not complete it because of injury. We aim make sure you…