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Jons London Marathon Experience 2019   The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.   This is the hardest blog I have ever had to write. In truth the last week has been very difficult. Whilst today brought some bad times I truly want to celebrate the good. So on April...

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Jon has Cryotherapy

Jon has Cryotherapy

Here I provide my thoughts on my cryotherapy experience, being placed in a chamber at -85 degrees in preparation for running the London Marathon 2019. This is now in just five days. I am running for an amazing charity called Livability who help people with disability...

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Hot and/or Cold-When Should You Use Them

Hot and/or Cold-When Should You Use Them

One of the most common questions we are asked in the clinic is whether to use hot or cold treatment on an injury. People tend to be aware that one form of treatment is necessary, but are rarely sure which! Here we outline what each treatment is trying to achieve. HOT...

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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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