Posts Tagged ‘running injury clinic’

Solihull Running Injury Clinic relocates to Blossomfield Rd Solihull

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Solihull runners can now access running injury treatments in Blossomfield Rd near Solihull railway station.  Atlas running injury clinic the running injury specialists offer injury treatments, advice, prescription orthotics, video gait analysis, laser foot scans and sports massage.

Check out the injury advice website www.runninginjuryclinic.co.uk

Solihull town centre gets new running injury clinic

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

Running Injuries treated in Solihull town centre by Solihull sports physiotherapists John Williams and Peter Taylor.  The Atlas Running Injury Clinic is a Solihull sports injury clinic that specialises in running injuries and can offer advice and treatment for injured runners.

Atlas look after all runners from the Birmingham Half Marathon to the London Marathon and provide injury treatment, sports massage and fit prescription orthotics for overpronation.

Atlas will be moving from the Hall Green venue into the Solihull town centre in 2013.  More details contact 0121 745 8792 or visit the website www.runninginjuryclinic.co.uk

Solihull Sports Injury Clinic to mover closer to Solihull town centre

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Solihull sports injury clinic is searching for new premises and will relocate nearer to Solihull town centre in early 2013.

Sports physiotherapist John Williams and his team will be looking for a suitable venue to host the Atlas Running injury Clinic and provide Solihull customers with easier parking and better facilities. Running injuries treated locally so if you have a running injury telephone 0121 745 8792

Check out our website www.runninginjuryclinic.co.uk for advice on running injuries

Olympic Athlete hopefuls visit Solihull Running Injury Clinic

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Meghan Beesley and Nathan Woodward with Solihull Physiotherapist

 

Two Elite UKA athletes visit solihull physiotherapist John Williams and his team at Solihull running Injury Clinic.  Meghan Beesley and Nathan Woodward have a long relationship with Atlas Pain Relief Centre who have supported the  two athletes since they were teenagers.

Now hoping for selection for the 2012 London Olympic Games the two will be well supported in their efforts to put local athletes on the map

www.runninginjuryclinic.co.uk  is a useful website if you are a runner and want injury advice or book an appointment for treatment on 0121 745 8792

Solihull Running Injury Clinic Podiatrist debates Runners Technique

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Heel strike or Midfoot strike discussed by Solihull Sports Podiatrist Peter Taylor.  www.runninginjuryclinic.co.uk

The recent trend for runners to attempt to alter their running style would seem to be causing as many injury problems as it professes to save. During the past 12 months or so, here in the Atlas Running Injury Clinic in Solihull Birmingham, we have seen an increasing number of lower limb injuries (generally calf or achilles tendonitis) arising from runners deciding to, or being advised to change their natural running style from heel strike to mid or forefoot strike.

For a good while now, many running ‘experts’ have been preaching that running with a heel strike is the cause of many injuries, and is a less efficient way of running. Trying to come up with any scientific evidence to support this theory proves to be very difficult and as world renowned Sports Podiatrist and Biomechanist Kevin Kirby quotes. “I’m sure that some runners will run better with instruction to strike forefoot first, but most of the studies that have looked at running efficiency seem to indicate that the greatest metabolic efficiency for a runner is at their self selected stride”.

So does it not make sense that a runner will naturally find his/her most efficient style of running with increased training and experience rather than altering their style. When injury free, your body will naturally move in its most metabolically efficient manner. Consciously attempting to alter that will lead to an increase in metabolic cost and an earlier onset of muscle fatigue.

Research suggests that around 85% of runners are heel strikers. As speed increases, most runners will change from heel to midfoot strike and then forefoot strike when sprinting – again a natural adaptation to gain efficiency. But, for the majority of long distance runners out there training at a slower pace, mid foot striking is not a natural style of running. Therefore, heel striking is a more efficient, pain free way to run.

More running injuries are being seen by our physiotherapists because of runners attempting to alter the natural way they run.  look at our very own marathon champion Paula, how many people have suggested she should stop the head nodding I wonder?  Leave her alone and if things are not broken, stop trying to fix it!

 

Advice on running injuries can be obtained by visiting the website or booking an appointment at our Birmingham or Tamworth running injury clinic 01827 59943

 

Physiotherapist Vacancy at Solihull Birmingham Sports Injury Clinic

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

Physiotherapist vacancy at the Atlas Sports Injury Clinic.  Applicants should be comfortable treating acute and chronic back pain and have some knowledge of sports injuries.  Training can be provided for suitable candidates.  The Physiotherapy vacancies at Atlas for registered physiotherapists offer the opportunity to work alongside  an osteopath, physiotherapist, acupuncturist and podiatrist as well as a sports massage therapist as part of a multi-disciplinary team.  Atlas have an excellent well established running injury clinic in Birmingham

London Marathon Training Programme needs to include Sports Massage states Solihull Physiotherapist.

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

Solihull Physiotherapist John Williams is a firm believer that regular sports massage assists recovery of leg muscles after a long training run.  Lactic acid can build up in the calf, quads and hamstring muscles and bring on soreness and aching which makes further training an effort.

John who is the clinic director of the Atlas Sports Injury Clinic in Solihull Birmingham is supported by another Sports Physiotherapist and Sports Podiatrist Peter Taylor at their specialist Running Injury Clinic.

They have a dedicated running injury website for tips and injury advice

www.runninginjuryclinic.co.uk Appointments can be made by telephoning 01827 59943

The clinic boasts a top flight female sports massage therapist that has been on tour in the far east with Lord of the Dance.  As a special offer Atlas is providing a sports massage promotion for runners which would benefit the 2011 London Marathon runners.

Regular sports massage during your London Marathon training runs will help avoid injury, loosen tight muscles by stretching them and increase the circulation of blood and lymph, removing waste products such as lactic acid.

Physiotherapy in Solihull by our experienced team of Solihull Sports Physiotherapists will ensure you get back running quickly following a training injury.