Tag Archives: running shoes

Getting some Running Shoe stuff off my chest.

I want to get some running and shoe related stuff off my chest. So, while hopefully not offending too many, here goes – Running shoes should not be called ‘takkies’. Ever. They are amazing pieces of equipment that are designed … 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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The Strange Case of Morton’s Toe.

This blog is not about one of the toes of one of those people who have had a leg assessment at SBR Sport. Morton’s toe is a field of study that deals with a longer second toe. If your big … Continue reading

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Runners and Black Toenails.

Bleeding under the toenail is a common runners’ complaint. The good news is that the blood under the nail will reabsorb, and so you have not been condemned to black toe nails for life. Most runners do not experience pain … Continue reading

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Summer is here, it’s time to run, except…..

…. You wanted to run through winter but the cold weather got the better of you. Our temperatures are warming up rapidly, in fact, it feels as if someone ignored the spring switch, and hit the summer switch instead. With … Continue reading

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Running and Blisters

Captain Haddock of Tintin fame might have shouted, “Blistering Barnacles!”, but we have come across a number of runners who have shouted out, “Blistering blisters!”. The small ones can cause a bit of discomfort, the big ones, however, can destroy … Continue reading

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Plantar Fasciitis.

If you can easily pronounce PLAN-ter fash-ee-EYE-tus, then you probably have or have had one of the more painful injuries linked to running. This is an injury that causes pain in the foot arch and can afflict runners, walkers and … Continue reading

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A Look at Pronation.

What is pronation? Pronation is an inward turning of the ankle that take place when a person runs or walks. It  places strain on the ankle and knee joint and can cause tightening of the Piriformis muscle, which, when strained, … Continue reading

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A look at Morton’s Neuroma / Hotfoot.

A look at Morton’s Neuroma/Hotfoot. A number of runners and cyclists experience pain over the metatarsal section of the foot while training. The pain very often comes from a condition known as Mortons Neuroma or described as hotfoot by cyclists.  The … Continue reading

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What is an ITB injury and how do you recover from it?

IT Band Syndrome is an overuse injury. It is commonly found in both runners and cyclists. The pain most often occurs on the outside of the knee and is very painful. The pain ‘switches’ on and makes running impossible. The pain … Continue reading

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