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Tag: Running

Running season prep

    Preventing injuries and getting fit for long events  Rosemary Marchese – Physiotherapist and Schroth Physio for Scoliosis   Running season is upon us and so too are the injuries. I’m thinking Runner’s Knee, ‘Osgood Schlatter’s’, Severs’, ITB Syndrome and plantar fasciitis, just to name a few. Sound familiar? Getting ready for running season should incorporate […]

Preventing cross country injuries in kids

May 24, 2018
Blog, Blog Sport: Running

Preventing cross country injuries in kids Rosemary Marchese – Physiotherapist It’s cross country season at school and injury prevention is high on our agenda at Max Sports. Cross country running requires children to be able to navigate some tricky terrains at times over long distances. This requires the right range of motion, muscular strength, flexibility, […]

Overtraining Syndrome

August 17, 2017

Over-training Syndrome in runners – How much is too much? Rosemary Marchese – Physiotherapist Running, generally, is a healthy physical activity that can lead to many health benefits. But even the elite athlete can push themselves too far. I often see athletes in the clinic who take their running super seriously, but don’t seem to take their […]

Sports injuries – Runner’s knee and how to address it

Runner’s knee – how to deal with patellofemoral pain syndrome Rosemary Marchese – Physiotherapist Sore knees are one of the most common complaints amongst athletes, even children.  It’s also common in older people, particularly as osteoarthritic changes set in. Patellofemoral pain syndrome is the medical term for the pain felt behind the knee cap (patella). […]