Health Blog

How to have effective home workouts

With most of us in self-isolation and exercise equipment scarce, the need for high quality exercise sessions with as little equipment as possible is at an all time high. Many of us rely on a gym and base our routines on the equipment available. With all of this taken away, many of us are struggling … Continue reading How to have effective home workouts

Tips to stay ‘injury free’

As we roll into the summer, we start to become very aware of how our new years resolution to get fit is drifting away. At TA Physio we see many clients who started fitness programs in the first few months, stop, then try again with injury or alarming pains. There are a few ways to … Continue reading Tips to stay ‘injury free’

Patellofemoral Pain in Runners

Patellofemoral pain (PFP) is pain associated around or behind the kneecap; it is the one of the most prevalent running injuries, with 9 - 15% of the active population reporting PFP at one time or another. This pain in runners is debilitating, often varied in how it presents, and the true source of pain is … Continue reading Patellofemoral Pain in Runners

“I’m active during my job, I don’t need to exercise”

Many people we see have very busy, sometimes physically demanding, jobs which by the end of the day may feel like a day’s worth of exercise. Working 7-12 hours physically and mentally drained by the end, must be exercise, right? Surprisingly, this isn’t the same as exercising and potentially have the opposite effects to our … Continue reading “I’m active during my job, I don’t need to exercise”

Running Analysis & Technology

We’re always keen to provide runners with the best opportunity to understand more about running and specifically how runners run. We love using technology and combined with assessment this works well for helping runners to get over injury and improve performance. As a team of techno geeks, imagine our delight when we got our hands … Continue reading Running Analysis & Technology

Sensorimotor System – What does it mean & What’s the implication for rehab? Bec van De Scheur

After hitting heavy traffic, turning what should have been a swift two hour car trip into an eventful six hour journey to Birmingham, we finally reached the Therapy Expo 2017!   Fuelled with coffee, we sat in on a number of interesting presentations. Although there was diversity amongst the guest speakers a common theme seemed … Continue reading Sensorimotor System – What does it mean & What’s the implication for rehab? Bec van De Scheur

Sticks & Stones – Bec Van de Scheur

STICKS AND STONES…   Best selling author Don Miguel Ruiz in his book The Four Agreements reveals what he believes to be the primary sources of self-limiting beliefs. The first and most important of these principles is to be impeccable with your word.   It sounds easy enough, as a professional we are under the … Continue reading Sticks & Stones – Bec Van de Scheur

Marathon Tips – Roger Kerry

Going the distance Marathon season has begun and this weekend it’s the iconic London Marathon. Well done to everyone who is competing on getting this far, and the very best of luck – particularly if you’re planning to attempt it dressed in a hot, heavy and generally unsuitable fancy dress costume! Leading expert Roger Kerry, of … Continue reading Marathon Tips – Roger Kerry

Part 2: Beginners Outdoor Training

Hello, welcome back, so how did you get on with your first taste of outdoor training? The time has come to move things along and challenge the system a little more. So I'm going to outline the next level with a new set of exercises. Each one will be slightly more advanced than the previous … Continue reading Part 2: Beginners Outdoor Training