Tag Archives: Physio

Recovery – the New Big Thing.

It’s a simple formula. The quicker you can recover from a hard training session, the harder you can train the next day, and hence perform better. The principle works in all aspects of life. The student who rests well at … Continue reading

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Physiotherapist – Anel Prinsloo.

An intro regarding our physio, Anel Prinsloo.   Qualifications:     B.Sc. (PHYSIOTHERAPY) – University of the Free State Anel has always had had an absolute passion for both sports and health. At school, she excelled at athletics, netball, and dance. It … Continue reading

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Calf Muscle Strains.

The two most common injuries I see during our runners leg assessments are Calf muscle  strains and ITB. We have run a successful ITB rehab program for a while now. You can read more about it at What is ITB? The Calf … Continue reading

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What is a Trigger Point?

Trigger points are areas of taught, hypercontracted bands or nodules within a muscle. They’re tender to touch and have a predicted pain referral pattern. They can feel like small bumps or like thin ropes placed together. The following is an example … Continue reading

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