I was always in pain, until I found Aoife at the Drummond Clinic. The NHS left me at a dead end, and within weeks I was well on the way to a full recovery.
Paul, Maidenhead

Category: Injuries


Abolish those Autumnal Aches  

After a mild summer at best, we’ve finally seen the temperature drop and the weather change to a more familiar Autumn. As a result, we are bracing ourselves at the clinic for the inevitable upsurge of leaf-sweeping victims, closely followed by snow-clearing sufferers (should we see any this year!).  All of which could be so easily avoided if we gave our backs a little bit of  help.

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Dancing and Injury

Yes. Dancing is a sport! And there are a huge amount of injuries that come from hitting the studio. We’ve had a few dancers in over the last few months so we’ve put together a brief go to guide to the most common injuries and how to avoid them! Click through to read more…

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Footballing Knees

Football season is on us once again! And before long we’re sure to see an influx of football related injuries, predominantly (we’ve found!) knees. So why do they happen and how can we avoid them? Click through to find out!

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Saving Your Shoulders For Crossfit!

This month brought our first seminar collaboration with Crossfit Maidenhead and Reading. We had a great turn out for the talk, the topic…Saving Your Shoulders! Check out this great article for the main points if you missed the seminar!

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Are You Aching On Your Bike?

In this article I am going to put questions of bike fit to one side and turn focus toward our ability to move well.  When people come in to see me about aching on the bike… the majority of the time the expectation is to book a bike fit, make adjustments to the bike and ‘voila’, the the ailments go away.  Unfortunately it isn’t always as easy as that… Click through to read more!

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How I look after my back as a Time Trial Cyclist – by DC Ambassador Kate Allan

Cycling is great sport for those who want to reduce the impact placed on their joints and ligaments, and many athletes use it as a convenient means of cross training away from their number one sport of choice. But it can bring about it’s own problems, with back pain and discomfort being common across the sport, brought on by a number of (often avoidable) factors… click through to read more!

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Are you looking after your lower back?

We tend to take our spine for granted when it works well, and also ignore it when it shows the early signs of some irritation.  That generalised ache in the area can be a marker to take note and act, rather than leave it to become a more chronic problem… click here for more!

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Why should I do Clinical Pilates and will it help my back pain?

In recent years the popularity of pilates has increased ten fold. Almost every second person you meet seems to be taking a pilates class of some sort. It’s been hailed as the miracle cure for all back pain and, although it does have many benefits, not all pilates classes have been created equal…. click to read more!!

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Mid-Season Mobility and Protecting Your Back

We’re coming to the middle of the season and, after a few races or events, your body may be starting to feel it… Click through to read more on how to look after your back while you’re training!

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Can Custom Orthotics help with your Back Pain?

To continue our themed month on orthotics, in this article we are going to explore the positive effects that orthotics can have on those who suffer with back pain… Click to read more!

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