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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 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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How does the Knee Abduct?




I’ve become a little knee dominant over the last couple of weeks, but I’m getting some interesting questions about how the knee achieves some of its’ movements. Particularly, I get asked about ‘how does the knee abduct?’ It’s the one that is most common, because it is a little tricky to get your head around, […]

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Getting Thoracic Spine Motion




Getting thoracic spine motion is something that I’m guessing we all struggle with from time to time? It’s one of the most stubborn parts of the body to get going. When it’s working for you it’s a really powerful friend, when it’s working against you it’s the most stubborn bully! I think one of the reasons […]

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Post Op Ankle




One part of physio I really enjoy in post op treatment and rehab, particularly the post op ankle. Obviously, there are different protocols depending on the exact nature of the injury and surgery. The most recent case I’ve seen is that of a surgically repaired syndesmosis sprain. To read more on these see: Ankle Syndesmosis Injury […]

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