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3 Common running injuries and how to avoid them!

Patello-femoral syndrome – this gives you pain at the front of your knee during or after exercise involving your knee (especially running) and is due to a combination of abnormal biomechanics, inappropriate loading of the knee and muscle and tendon weakness and tightness. This condition requires a biomechanical assessment to diagnose any irregularities of how …

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Ankle problems? Prone to sprains? It could be your proprioception!

Have you recently sprained your ankle? Are you prone to mis-stepping? After all the swelling has subsided the solution to getting you better lies in proprioception. Your body’s mind map or awareness of its position in space is referred to as proprioception. It is a key component in your recovery and the prevention of reoccurring …

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Attention all Tradies!

Here at Back to Health Physiotherapy in Newport, we see many tradie- related injuries in our patients. Many trade-related careers involve tasks and activities which require repeititve movements, heaving lifting and other manual tasks. Lack of care and understanding of this impact on our bodies, can result in a visit to our clinic. We’ve got …

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