Over-stretching – a common cause of chronic injury

Most runners stretch what is long and strengthen what is strong! An overstretched or long muscle will always feel tight and feel as if it needs stretching, whereas a muscle that is shortened never  feels tight. When we do the full body assessment of clients struggling with chronic injuries, we literally measure the functional length […]

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Struggling with a chronic ITB injury?

An irritated Iliotibial Band (ITB) is most probably one of the most debilitating injuries amongst runners. The onset is normally sudden and in the majority of cases follows a quick increase in mileage  – too much too soon. The biggest problem with ITB syndrome is that once you’ve got it, you seem to be stuck […]

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