Category Archives: Geoff Brockenshire

Exercises to Add to Your Training Programme

Here is the first in a series of exercises to help runners optimise their training & performances, made by the physiotherapists at Physiotherapy on Pitt. This exercise improves the control and function of the gluteus medius, a muscle found to … Continue reading

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Support for improving core strength to reduce lower limb muscle injuries

A recent study by Perrott et al, published in the Physical Therapy Reviews in February of this year, has looked at the correlation between poor proximal control (core strength) and lower limb muscle strains. Poor core strength can be related … Continue reading

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Pilates and Running – how it can help you before an event

 Pilates is a great way to get the body functioning at its very best. It will not only l look after your core muscles, but also the stability muscles of the hips, shoulders and thorax. These “outer stability units” are … Continue reading

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On Wednesday 14th March our physiotherapists gave a lecture on Running Analysis & Biomechanics.  You can read the presentation by clicking the below link: Introduction to Running Assessment You can also check it out, and read our other latest news on our … Continue reading

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Basic principles of how the rotator cuff works…

The shoulder is a complex joint. It is made up of joints between the arm and shoulder blade, the collar bone and shoulder blade, the shoulder blade and the back and the collar bone and the sternum. It can, and … Continue reading

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