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 …

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

Focus on a condition: Runner’s knee

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Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS), also known as runner’s knee, is one of the most common running injuries.

PFPS is characterised by pain “around” or “behind” the patella (knee cap). The pain comes from the tissues surrounding or within the joint …

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