Injuries

  • Kickstart your recovery with WellbriX

    Kickstart your recovery with WellbriX

    30th April 2016

    WellbriX is a portable deep tissue trigger point massage which aims to keep you supple and injury free. Written by: Dr Caroline Keddie, founder of WellbriX Repetitive actions in any form cause muscles to tighten overtime by forming knot like…

  • Run Free: avoid knee injuries

    Run Free: avoid knee injuries

    11th February 2016

    Physiotherapist and Cardiff Triathletes coach Patrick Lees on three common knee injuries and how to avoid them.

  • Time to go strong

    Time to go strong

    1st February 2016

    Lynne Cantwell of Six Physio explains which muscle-building exercises will boost your race times and keep you injury free.

  • Find your flexibility

    Find your flexibility

    21st January 2016

    Yoga and pilates can be helpful to support your training program, provided they are well-taught and tailored to your body requirements, preferably in small classes or one-to-one sessions.

  • Rectify Runner’s Knee

    29th October 2015

    There’s nothing more frustrating than a running injury knocking you off your training. We spoke to Six Physio’s Rachel Whittaker to find out how to fix it. What is it? Runners hit the ground with anything between five and nine times…

  • Preventing and Treating Shin Splints

    14th October 2015

    Simply Feet’s guide to preventing a common affliction Shin splints, otherwise known as medial tibial stress syndrome, often affects runners and triathletes. This can cause problems to your training routine, and the pain may made worse during a run, so it’s…

  • Correct: Cyclists neck

    1st October 2015

    Follow Six Physio Clinic director Rachel Whittaker’s advice to solve this common cycling pain suffered by triathletes What is it? The main areas worked when cycling are the powerful gluteal group, the quadriceps and the hamstrings but the most susceptible areas to injury are…

  • Strength and conditioning

    24th September 2015

    It’s not much but what you do – Time to integrate some quality strength and conditioning into your training, says Bath Amphibians coach Ben Matthews As with most endurance sports, there are significant performance gains to be had when you integrate a gym or core training…

  • Sort your swimmer’s shoulder

    7th September 2015

    Many triathletes and high level swimmers suffer from shoulder pain so we asked Rachel Whittaker, clinical director at Six Physio, how to avoid and rehabilitate this common injury. How to diagnose it: Swimming predominately uses the upper body muscles (back,…