Category Archives: Injury File

The Center of Movement – Thoracolumbar Fascia.

You have a sheath of fascia in the small of your back. It’s called the thoracolumbar fascia and it is the center of movement.

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A look at your Soleus Muscle.

I think of the soleus as the unsung hero of the calf complex. If a bodybuilder shows off his/her calves, they will try to get into a position where the gastrocnemius muscles are shown off. The gastrocs are the bulgy … Continue reading

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A Video look at our Runner’s Leg Assessment.

I have done thousands of Runner’s Leg Assessments over the years. The assessment is aimed at helping runners run efficiently and injury free. This video will give you an idea of what happens during an assessment. I hope this is … Continue reading

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Ten mistakes I see on a weekly basis – A look at what to do with an injury.

Each week at SBR is different, in that each person that we work with is unique, and yet, each week is the same, in that there are mistakes that I see being repeated on a regular basis when looking after people. … Continue reading

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Mike’s Important Injury Formula

The goal of this blog is to create a formula to help you better understand the causes of  injury. I love what I do. I get to work with athletes daily: some are fast, some slow, it doesn’t matter to … Continue reading

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Know your Muscles Series – Levator Scapulae.

The name, Levator Scapulae, says it all:  Levare – to lift, and Scapulae – shoulder blades. These are Latin terms. The two muscles originate from C1 to C4, which are the first four vertebrae counting from the base of your … Continue reading

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Trigger Points, Acupuncture and Acupressure.

A look at the differences between Trigger Points, Acupuncture and Acupressure. The video looks at the role of dry needling within the context of trigger points, acupuncture and acupressure. The two links that detail the parallels between acupuncture and ‘western’ … Continue reading

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The Notorious Sartorius Muscle – Know your Muscles series.

The Sartorius muscle is the longest muscle in the body. It’s also one of the most interesting. This article serves two purposes. Firstly – to give you a better understanding of your body. Secondly – for people experiencing pain in … Continue reading

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Calf Injuries – a look at factors that can contribute to them.

This is a 6-minute video that looks at Calf injuries. The human body is complex and injuries often need to be looked at from various angles. It’s pointless to guess, you need to access. Have a look at our Runner’s Leg Assessment and … Continue reading

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3 Habits that can contribute to ITB injuries.

This video includes three habits that can contribute to ITB injuries. I look at 3 postural habits that you can fall into while Sitting, Standing & Sleeping. The video takes less than 3 minutes to watch. You can read more … Continue reading

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