Tag: PB sports physio

Big News for Physioblogger

I’m Starting my Masters 🙂 It’s only been about 9-10 year thinking about it!! I was just about to start applying for Masters courses when my wife and I found out we had our eldest son Andrew on the way. I guess like a lot of things, it went on hold ‘temporarily’ while we got

Top 3 Hip Mobility Exercises

Hip Mobility issues are really common. If you’ve read my blog for a while then you’ll know the most important thing is to find out the root cause of any issue before you propose a solution. However, when it comes to things I most commonly see there are some quick hitters that are great for

The Mid-Tarsal Joint

The Mid-Tarsal Joint (MTJ is one that definitely didn’t get as much attention as the other joints, but as the foot needs to work as a unit it is just as important. In fact the MTJ often holds the key to a few injuries that many of us will have suffered from at some point…like

Rehab and Exercise Fundamentals

For those that have been reading a long time, it’s no surprise to see my interested in the fundamentals of rehab. I’m loving working with my patients at the moment. We have some great discussions. New patients these days will have almost always been on Google looking for the answer. Though I don’t think it’s

Structural or Functional? – Decreased ROM

There have been lots of AHA moments in my life and career. One was when I started looking at ROM as with Structural or Functional. What I mean by this is that when you are testing a joint or movement you need to differentiate between whether what you are seeing is as a result of

The Bullies and the Bullied – Part 2

Last time we started talking about the bullies and the bullied.  In part 1 I talked about the bullies of the body and why they are so powerful.  Today we will look at the ‘bullied’ areas of the body. As I see it the bullies are the: Hips Feet Thoracic Spine and the bullied are

The Bullies and the Bullied

Having talked about the thoracic and stiff hips in cycling recently, it got me thinking about the bullies and the bullied of the body.  I usually don’t like to generalise too much, however, there are definitely areas of the body that hold a lot of power and areas that are more prone to suffering symptoms.

Increasing Hip Mobility

If you’ve been fowling this littles series on Hip Mobility in Cycling, then you’ll know the last post was on Assessing Hip Mobility. Now we have covered that and you have assessed for the root cause, we now need some strategies to help solve the hip mobility issues. Let’s have a little look at some