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.Read more
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…Read more
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!Read more
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!Read more
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!Read more
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!Read more
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!Read more
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!!Read more
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!Read more
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!Read more
September 8th, 2017 DC Ambassador’s Ben + Rhian Smash 10th in Ferocious ÖTILLÖ! August 21st, 2017 Weekend round up! Some great results! August 8th, 2017 Weekend Round Up! July 21st, 2017 DC Ambassador Kate Allan on Fire in the TT world! Read her latest winning race report here! June 19th, 2017 DC Ambassadors Ben + Rhian Martin Reach ÖTILLÖ 3rd place!
October 10th, 2017 Foam Rolling Workshop November 4th, 2017 Running Workshop November 21st, 2017 Seminar: How to Ride Your Fastest Ever Cycling Time Trial with Elite TT Cyclist Kate Allan
Posture Related Injuries from Edinburgh
Typically we associate this poor posture with neck, shoulder or back aches. But what else can it stress? To understand we need to make a flying visit (no pun intended) to the nervous system.The Importance of Inner Strength – Training the Functional Core
Before you glance at the title and think ‘how original, another core training article?!’, take a second and think of what you consider “core stability training” involves.