The Achilles is the largest tendon in your body and because of its location injuries are common. Small micro tears in the tendon can be caused by many factors, including an increase in training load, changing your training surface e.g. moving from road to sand, poor form or shoes that don’t support running. Tears can also be brought on by a change in routine like increasing your speed or hill training.Read More
The festive season is well and truly upon us and for many of us it’s the most hectic time of the year. Longer days combined with food and gift shopping, lifting bags and bouts of backyard cricket –it’s no wonder our bodies become tired and exhausted. With these extra demands on us, and the fact we all want to enjoy the holidays, we need to look after ourselves and prevent any injuries.
Here are our tips to help you keep your body safe over the festive season:Read More
While skiing and snowboarding come naturally to some, others spend their time sprawled uncomfortably on the cold snow. Even if you’re an experienced snow lover, it can be hazardous and induce injury. According to ACC, around13,000 people are injured during skiing or snowboarding on the slopes each year. At The Urban Physio we can help.Read More