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Natalie Harman
Sports Therapist providing Injury Treatment and Prevention. Running Analysis and injuries, Sports Injuries, Lower back pain, Shoulder pain.
Sports Therapist providing Injury Treatment and Prevention. Running Analysis and injuries, Sports Injuries, Lower back pain, Shoulder pain.
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Get on the METH! It’s a RICE option!
HOW TO DEAL WITH AN
ACUTE INJURY RICE (Rest,
Ice, Compression and Elevation) is a term that is used to supposedly help with
treating sports injuries. Ice has been used for many years and helps to relieve
pain from the injured area. But the evidence from Ble...

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The pelvis and its role in functional movement
What is functional
movement? Functional
movements are movements based on real life situational biomechanics. For
example, squatting and lunging. Your body is an integrated system. This means
your muscles do not work in isolation. They work together with oth...

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Achilles Tendonitis: The awkward “ACHe in the Achilles”!
That really puts the ache in the Achilles! The Achilles
tendon is the largest and strongest tendon in the body. The Achilles tendon is
responsible for absorbing shock when subjected to loads and it takes the load
before the rest of the body does. The tendon...

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FASCIA and why it’s important to YOU!
DO YOU FEEL ACHY AND SORE BUT DON’T KNOW WHAT’S CAUSED IT?   Fascia is a sheet of connective tissue made up of dense protein fibres. It weaves through the body like a spider’s web and interlinks with just about EVERYTHING! It helps support your bones, muscl...

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The Forgotten Core
It is really
important to know what each of your abdominal muscles do as they all have
different roles. The rectus abdominis and obliques help move and stabilise the
trunk and pelvis. The TRANSVERSE ABDOMINIS is only a stabiliser. It is part of
the inner co...

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5 Ways To Help Plantar Fasciitis
Have you ever had pain in the arch of your foot? Are you getting pain in the heel when standing all day? Well you may have plantar fasciitis. This is inflammation of the thick connective tissue that runs along the arch of the foot, from your toes to your he...

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Effects of Massage in the Workplace
Effects of massage on job performance The great thing about massage is that
it feels awesome, it’s very good for your health and it’s great for business! Research never lies! Here are a few
reasons why massage is good in the workplace, your business and for...

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My blog is for cyclists that are struggling with knee pain or stiffness. It gives you tips on how to prevent your knee pain from getting worse, or prevents other injuries from occurring. 
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