Monthly Archives: May 2012

Ergonomics for Schools

With Children going back to school for a new year now is a great time to think about Ergonomics in schools. Firstly – Why Ergonomics for schools? Ergonomics is the science applied to understanding how we interact with our environment. It is used to … Continue reading

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Want to improve your running…then read on

The rear foot elevated split squat (RFESS) is one of the best exercises for runners. It increases the strength of the gluteus (buttock) and hamstring (back of thigh) muscles that are essential for improved performance. To perform the exercise: Place … Continue reading

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Tennis elbow (lateral elbow pain)

Lateral elbow pain is a common and often frustrating presentation amongst Tennis players as well as other sports people and DIY enthusiasts. It has been historically termed “tennis elbow” or “extensor tendinosis”. What is it? Tennis elbow causes pain on … Continue reading

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East Kent Mountain Biking

25% discount on all treatments for members of East Kent Mountain Biking*. FREE advice on our website for common mountain bike injuries. Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/unitedhealthkent *In order to receive your discount ensure that your club administrator refers you.

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Knee pain….runners beware

Knee pain is probably the most common injury complaint amongst runners. This isn’t surprising as forces of up to 550% of body weight pass through the joint when running! Common Running Knee Injuries  IT Band Syndrome  The IT band is … Continue reading

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Mountain biking injuries – Commons issues and ways to manage them

Introduction Mountain biking has increased in popularity over recent years and with this we have seen an increase in the injuries associated with this great sport. Mountain biking involves off road riding over tracks with variable surface conditions. The high … Continue reading

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