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Lower Back Pain-Blame Your Butt!

Lower Back Pain-Blame Your Butt!

LOWER BACK PAIN “The back hurts but it's the butts fault”!   I recently read an article in The Daily Mail that suspects nearly half of the adult population in the UK are living with chronic pain - lower back pain is one of the biggest causes.   Anyone who...

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Run your best marathon

Are you running a marathon? Do you know someone who is! We love working with marathon runners so I have tried to put as much free helpful information as I can in this blog! I am fortunate enough to love everything about my job but possibly my favourite time of year is...

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Hip Pain:Our Top Five Tips

Hip Pain:Our Top Five Tips

The Hip joint is a very stable joint and therefore injuries such as dislocations are rare. It is a joint that the body relies on for stability for all the lower limb with lots of strong musculatures supporting it. However, the density and reliance upon these muscle...

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The Foot? Why is it so important?

The Foot? Why is it so important?

Why is the foot Important? In the current wave of exercise trackers, we are commonly reminded that we should be taken 10’000 steps a day. By anyone’s standards, 10’000 repetitions of an exercise is a lot! I wouldn’t want to do 10’000 press ups. It is no surprise then...

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Top Tips To Beat Knee Pain

Top Tips To Beat Knee Pain

The knee is a complicated structure and a very common site of injury. However, with bones, meniscus, ligaments and cartilage all present there are a multitude of potential pathologies. Here are our top tips at Jon W Sports Injury to beat knee pain... Stop blaming your...

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KT Tape

KT Tape

So just what is this often brightly-colored tape that sport stars seem to be wearing all over their bodies? What does it do? And most importantly, does it work? In this blog we discuss the effects of kinesiology tape. Kinesiology Tape Kinesiology Tape (KT), is an...

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5 Top Tips On Beating Ankle Sprains

5 Top Tips On Beating Ankle Sprains

It is reported that sprained ankles account for nearly half of all sports injuries. So it is no surprise that it is one of the most common injuries we see in the clinic. We often hear “I just have weak ankles”, and whilst we concede that we are born with different...

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The Foam Roller Friend or Foe??

The Foam Roller Friend or Foe??

The Foam Roller-Friend or Foe?   The foam roller... the greatest bit of sports equipment ever? Or a gift from the devil?   As with any 'hot topic', there is research and opinion that is both supportive and contrary.   At Jon W Sports Injury we believe...

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Beat Back Pain-Our Top 5 Tips!

Beat Back Pain-Our Top 5 Tips!

Whilst the back can be classed as a complicated structure with many possible issues, we also feel that there is a lot of unnecessary fears around the back. See our five top tips to beat back pain and some of the common misconceptions about back pain.  People often...

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