Tag Archives: treadmill video analysis

Does foot pronation increase risk of Running injuries?

The debate about proper footwear and foot placement has been an ongoing one with many theories on what is good/bad and many technologies to control our foot mechanics.   Orthotics have been a popular choice to stop the foot from … Continue reading

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Links between the Glutes and Achilles problems in runners

A recent study by Smith et al (2013) found that male runners with Achilles tendinopathy had altered neuromuscular control of their gluteal muscles when running, compared to healthy controls. Neuromuscular control of the gluteals relates to the ability of the … Continue reading

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Return To Sport

Rehabilitation of injury is not just about reducing pain levels. A full rehabilitation should involve a progressive strength and conditioning program and a progressive increase in activity/sport/work. As physio’s we are always asked “how long will i be out?” and … Continue reading

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Running Technique

With running season starting to pick up and races such as the Sydney Morning Herald Half marathon only weeks away we seem to be starting to get a lot of running injuries presenting to the clinic. Some of the recurring … Continue reading

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Barefoot

Theres a big trend towards barefoot running and theres been a few articles already written by the staff here highlighting the pro’s and cons. Personally I think it’s a good concept providing that mechanically you are sound PRIOR to starting … Continue reading

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