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5 Tips to help reduce your risk of injury when walking

5 Tips to help reduce your risk of injury when walking

1) Increase your distance or amount of hill walking gradually over time One of the most amazing things about your body is its ability to adapt to the stresses and strains that we place upon it. By gradually increasing your walking distance, the amount of hills or the...
Plantar Heel Pain

Plantar Heel Pain

Plantar heel pain also commonly called plantar fasciitis or plantar fasciopathy is a painful condition affecting you underside of your foot towards your heel. The Plantar fascia is a thick and strong bundle of fibres the start near the heel on the sole of your foot...
Give Elbow Pain The Elbow!

Give Elbow Pain The Elbow!

Have you DONE something different to usual ie digging/DIY and noticed suddenly your elbow is hurting when you try and do something which involves lifting or gripping, or is it wakening you in the night when you have turned onto that side?  Is the PAIN on the outside...
Osteoarthritic knee pain and what you can do about it

Osteoarthritic knee pain and what you can do about it

If you have a diagnosis of knee osteoarthritis, what does this mean and what can you do to manage it and stay active? Osteoarthritis is the wearing of the cartilage that lines the ends of bones and most commonly affects the hip and knee joints.  Osteoarthritis mainly...