Should you stretch as part of your warmup for running?

Should you stretch as part of your warmup for running?

Should I Stretch or Should I Go Now? If I don’t there will be trouble and if I do there could be double, so come on and let me know…should I stretch or should I go? The great stretch debate has been going on for several years now with lots of conflicting views leaving the…

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…

Runners MOT - Brighton Half Marathon

Runners MOT – Brighton Half Marathon

Running injuries often start with a niggle. 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. Many people who enter for the Vitality Brighton Half Marathon will not complete it because…

Bupa and Axa  PPP cover our chiropractors and physio's in Brighton

Bupa and Axa PPP cover our chiropractors and physio’s in Brighton

Here at Sundial Clinics, Brighton we often get asked if patients can claim their fees back from their health insurance companies. Most of the time, you can. At Sundial we have chiropractors and physiotherapists who are recognised by both Bupa and Axa PPP.   Both these private health insurers have a restricted list of recognised practitioners…

How to treat Shin Splints

How to treat Shin Splints

Shin splints or Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS) is easy to treat if the problem is caught early. If symptoms of pain along the inner border of the shin bone (tibia) goes on for too long then significant damage can occur to the muscle and bone bone coverings and the condition becomes chronic. Brighton physio,…

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…

Chiropractic on the NHS

Chiropractic on the NHS

Do you think chiropractic should be available on the NHS? A new study shows how effective chiropractic on the NHS can be. The research into a pilot scheme in Essex has just been published and it shows that more than 99% of patients referred were satisfied with their care. Interestingly chiropractors worked alongside osteopaths and…

Can regular chiropractic care prevent back pain here in Brighton?

Can regular chiropractic care prevent back pain here in Brighton?

If you are one of the four out of five people will go on to develop regular bouts of back pain after an initial attack, this is an important question to answer. For over 100 years chiropractors have claimed that regular treatment can prevent recurrences of back pain. Are we right? For most of the…

How a Brighton Physiotherapist Can Help With Shoulder Pain

How a Brighton Physiotherapist Can Help With Shoulder Pain

If you are looking for a physio in Brighton to help with shoulder pain then we can help.  Shoulder pain can affect up to 1 in 3 people at some time. But how does physio help with shoulder pain? What does a physio do and how successful is it? Shoulder Pain The shoulder is one…