All stretches should be held for 15-20 secs and repeated twice. 

A good indication of how far you should stretch is to only go as far as you can go whilst maintaining normal regular breathing. You should avoid holding your breath and pushing the stretch into pain. 

Here is a sequence of moves that flow nicely from one stretch to the next.

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Are you a dancer, field sport athlete or just enjoy going for a run? Have you ever had pain in your lower leg around the shin bone that impacts on your ability to do your sport? Pain in this area is commonly caused by Shin Splints (Or Medial Tibial Stress syndrome) and it could be affecting you. So……. what are Shin Splints?

Shin splints are a result of fatigue and trauma to the muscles, tendons and fascia of the lower leg around the tibia (shin) bone. The pain you feel is a result of these structures partially pulling away from the bone, as well as the inflammation that occurs secondary to this.

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Have you ever strained or torn your hamstring and just rested it? Or maybe you just did a few stretches for it?  Does that same hamstring continue to pull you up (and put you out) as you try to get back to sport? Let me let you in on a little secret – that’s because you have not rehabilitated it properly – and it will continue to plague you in some way or form until you do (or give up sport!)

If you continue to do nothing about your injury, you will likely re-injure it again, potentially much worse than it originally was. Not only this, there is a whole list of other potential injuries you may face as a result of your dodgy hamstring, such as increased risk of back and knee pain.

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Hey, all you Surfers out there!

Are other surfers stealing your waves because your shoulder pain stops you from paddling fast enough?

Have you been ignoring your shoulder pain, just hoping it would go away? (Ps – chances are it won’t…)

Do you want to know the hottest, new addition to our shoulder treatment that offers long lasting improvements in pain and function? Keep reading…….

But first I’d like to say, I’m sick of ineffective quick fixes that aren’t research based and that don’t offer long term solutions to pain.

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Do you find that your knee pain is stopping you from doing what you want to do?

Did you know that there was a 36% increase in knee replacement surgery for knee pain caused by arthritis between 2005/6 – 2015/16?!?

A huge contributing factor to this is that people are viewing knee pain and arthritis as a “normal” part of the ageing process and just accepting knee pain instead of doing something constructive to prevent it.

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