Tag Archives: Running

Running Tips

Optimising Performance for Runners

Achieve you running potential with JT Physiotherapy Running is a great form of exercise and you’ll be glad to know that research just published has concluded that long distance runners did not have more prevalent osteoarthritis nor more severe cases of osteoarthritis compared to controls.There are a few common running injuries that we see through…

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June 11, 2018
IT Band

Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS)

Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS)   What is the Iliotibial Band? The Iliotibial Band  (ITB) is a dense fibrous band of connective tissue which runs down the length of the thigh, from the outside of the hip to the shin. Due to its physiological make up, it is a very strong and tough, non-contractile piece of…

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September 15, 2016

When Should I Stretch, When Should I Strengthen?

When Should I Stretch, When Should I Strengthen? When I first sat down to write this piece, I considered the question above. I thought, a weak muscle is tight and a stronger muscle is not. This may be a quick blog article and I might get out to enjoy the sunshine!!!  Rarely, in physiotherapy will…

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May 19, 2016
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