Netball – how to survive the season injury-free

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Since England won their first gold at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, England Netball has seen a huge growth in participation.

Liverpool hosted this year’s Netball World Cup – which will have inspired many to take up the sport!…

Tennis elbow and how to prevent it

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Tennis elbow is an overuse of the muscles that extend the wrist or bend it backwards. It is also the muscle most used when the tennis ball impacts the racquet. Proper stretching and strengthening of this muscle and other muscles …

Acupuncture – could it help you?

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What is it and how does it work?

Acupuncture involves the insertion of very fine stainless steel needles into the skin. It has been used in China for thousands of years and increasingly in Western medicine since the 1970s. Acupuncture …

Cricket: How can physiotherapy help when injury occurs?

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Side strains are common due to repeated intense ball throwing action.

It usually affects muscles when part of the muscle or the muscle attachment to the bone is pulled away or rapidly overstretched. We’ll suggest rest, gradual return to play …

Top 5 tips for injury-free running

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The majority of running injuries we see at KTB are due to ‘training error’ and can be easily avoided.
Ali Cann, one of our physiotherapists and regular runner gives her top 5 tips to help prevent injury.

  • Make strength and

Why do I get calf pain when I run?

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Calf pain and tightness when running seems to be an increasingly common complaint in the clinic.

This is to be expected after an injury but often, runners complain of calf pain without an obvious cause.

It’s known as non-traumatic calf

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