Brighton half marathon recovery tips: how to manage an acute injury

Brighton half marathon recovery tips: how to manage an acute injury

As a physiotherapist, I get asked how to manage an acute running injury a lot and having just completed training session or race itself you may be asking the yourself the same question.  So in order to help you with your post run recovery here’s a few useful tips to ease you back to fitness…

How to beat running injuries with strength training

How to beat running injuries with strength training

To avoid common running injuries you should follow the lyrics of Daft Punk – Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger! As a physiotherapist I get to meet lots of runners with common overuse injuries and I believe most of these problems can be overcome with some simple strength and conditioning principles. If you’re planning on competing in…

How to manage an acute injury yourself

How to manage an acute injury yourself

“As a physiotherapist this is a question I get asked a lot and having just completed the Brighton Half Marathon you may be asking the yourself the same question.” says Sundial physio James Masterson.  He goes on to say “So in order to help you with your post run recovery here’s a few useful tips to ease you back…

Great stretches for running

Great stretches for running

Stretching may help reduce injury and improve flexibility in runners. Most runners include stretches in their routine. It is important to prepare your muscles for a run by gently warming up and keep flexible by doing these stretches. These exercises put together by our physio can help stretch the main running muscles. These stretches should…

Latest research show what works for sciatica

Latest research show what works for sciatica

Effective treatment for sciatica has been hard to prove. There may be many reasons for this but recent research has attempted to analyse all the best studies and combine the results in a so-called meta-analysis. The research team from Bangor University looked at more than 120 studies comparing 21 different treatment strategies. What they found…

The 7 R's - Brighton Marathon Training Tips

The 7 R’s – Brighton Marathon Training Tips

The Brighton Marathon is the highlight of our sporting calendar. We have supported Brighton runners and their charities for many years but we have noticed that many people are not getting the support and advice they need to complete the marathon injury free. One in five people who enter the marathon will not complete it…

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…

Free Massage for Brighton Marathon Runners

Free Massage for Brighton Marathon Runners

If you are feeling sore after running the Brighton Marathon we would like to offer the first ten callers a free half hour massage worth £30 with Quentin our physio. Congratulations on running and hopefully completing the course. We would like to help your marathon recovery and massage is great for that. If you are…