Interview With Claire Burke

Claire Burke is a WSC physiotherapist, who works with post operative orthopaedic patients. She is also our resident hydrotherapist. When she’s not in the water, she can’t help but run. We’ve interviewed her here to find out what drives her to be such a running enthusiast! Claire, how did you get in to Marathons? A […]

What Shoe Is The Right Shoe?

What Shoe Is The Right Shoe?

Anyone who is active and regularly replaces their footwear would have noticed the monumental surge in debate surrounding just what shoe is the right shoe to wear when running. Cushioned, supportive, structured, neutral, minimal, barefoot – these are all terms we’ve had to familiarise ourselves with as footwear manufacturers responded to an increased understanding of […]

Parenting Junior Athletes

Sports help children develop physical skills, get exercise, make friends, have fun, learn to play as a member of a team, learn to play fair, and improve self-esteem. But it’s a fact that in the wrong environment, sport can create more damage than good to your child’s development. Every parent has the right to be […]

Overtraining And Burnout Leads To An Unhealthy Scenario For A Young Athlete

In today’s society, highly-driven young athletes often struggle with overtraining syndrome. Children are often surrounded by the hype of sports and it is easy to see how a young athlete could push themselves too far in their quest to be a great athlete. As one would expect, often when young patients are asked what they […]

Musculoskeletal Screening FOR CRICKET

Musculoskeletal Screening FOR CRICKET

Although not all injuries are preventable, the risk of cricket related injury can be significantly reduced by identifying potential imbalances in muscle strength and length as well as joint range of motion. A musculoskeletal screening will provide you with a comprehensive assessment report of your muscle capacity and flexibility, bio-mechanics and movement patterns and overall […]

The Ashes

The Ashes is the national prize in a Test cricket series played between England and Australia. The Ashes are regarded as being held by the team that won the last Test series between those sides or, if that series was drawn, by the team that last won such a series. The term originated in a […]

Shoulder Overload

Shoulder Overload

Shoulder related pain is also common in cricket, similar to low back injuries this occurs with sudden spikes in throwing/bowling volume. In addition underdeveloped strength and poor technique are also contributing factors. What to look out for Shoulder pain with throwing/bowling or on ball release Shoulder pain that lasts after game/training Pain referred into the […]