Sports Injuries: Acute or Chronic

                  Sports injuries are generically classified as either traumatic or overuse injuries. My physical therapy sessions address the painful conditions of Plantar Faciatis, Shin Splints,Runners Knee, Cramp, Rotator Cuff Injuries, Achillies Tendonitis, IT Band Syndrome, Wrist Tendonitis, or  Repetitive Stress Injuries, Sciatic Nerve Pain (Sciatica) Tennis Elbow & Golfers elbow […]

Avoid Sports Burnout

To avoid sports burnout you need to change your nutritional intake, otherwise you can create the symptoms of burnout whether you are a keen sports person or couch potato! How can you avoid Sports Burnout? Regular exercise has countless health benefits, but it can mean you need to check and ‘tweak’ your nutritional intake. The correct […]

Breathing To Enhance Fitness Performance and Reduce Stress

Many of us simply forget that efficient breathing enhances your fitness performance AND reduces stress.  As something we do naturally, it seems crazy to find myself writing about breathing. However, I’ve noted that many of my clients ‘Reverse Breathe’. Additionally, I have noted when breathing patterns are corrected that there are very obvious and dramatic […]

ITB Syndrome

What Is Ilio-Tibial Band syndrome (IT Band friction syndrome)? ITB Syndrome is a common cause of knee pain and hip pain in sports participants. Knee pain is most commonly felt along the outside (lateral) knee and the lower thigh. ITB syndrome may also result in a nagging or acute pain on the outside of the hip. […]