Stubborn Thoracic

The Stubborn Thoracic!!

Now I know we’ve all come across a stubborn thoracic spine before. I’m not a big one for worrying about posture.  However, sometimes it’s pretty clear even when static that you have a battle with a  stubborn thoracic spine on your hands! Though occasionally you get one that is stiff and very straight. It is […]

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Increase ROM

How to Increase ROM

Following my post on ‘Magic Tricks for the Shoulder‘ I got a few questions. The questions relate to how to increase ROM in general. So I thought I would start with a general joint ROM post. Then maybe pick one or two specific joints over the next few weeks. There may be many reasons why a […]

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World Press Cycling Championship in Pictures

It’s fair to say that there are some things in life that have taken strange and wonderful twists and turns, taking me to places I never imagined. The Blog is definitely one of those. Inspired and encouraged by John Hardy it actually started while I was on Jury service…waiting in a holding area…where time stands […]

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Magic Tricks for the Shoulder!!

I’m sure every therapist has experience of these Magic Tricks! Whether you’ve done them yourself or observed them on courses. The seemingly miraculous happens and it is one hell of a rush when it does 🙂 Had 2 of these involving shoulders in the last couple of weeks. Magic trick 1! I was treating a […]

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World Press Cycling Championships

Well, I’ve arrived in Greece ahead of the World Press Cycling Championships. Racing starts on Thursday with the Sprint, which is probably the event I am most looking forward to…and not just because it only lasts a dozen seconds or so!! That’s followed by a time trial on Friday, Team Tim Trial on Saturday and […]

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knee pain

Loading and Exploding

When we first learn about movement we are often introduced to concentric movement. Later eccentric and isometric may be added on. I remember these things being treated quite separately.  When you start digging a little deeper you look at the function and how these things may integrate together. When I first started to learn about […]

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