Following an injury, some people fail to return to the sport they love, and it’s not always due to the physical setbacks, it’s mental too. Whether it’s knee replacement recovery or something less serious, self-esteem in sport plays a large part in overall performance, and as such, self-confidence should not be overlooked when recovering from […]
When you are suffering from heel pain associated with Plantar Fasciitis, even simple walking can be difficult. Therefore, you may be surprised to learn that walking is one of the best treatments for the condition. Before you set out for some therapeutic exercise, there are a few things to keep in mind. Continue reading to learn more […]
Following major surgery, such as a knee replacement, postoperative pain, swelling, and bruising are common factors that feature in the recovery process. This isn’t to say that you need to endure these elements unmanaged, and with no way of aiding recovery. When it comes to knee replacement pain relief, there are plenty of things you […]
Today, people are more than aware of the issues that other drinks can have on their health and well-being. So, hypothetically speaking, what would life be like if we swapped all the drinks completely for nothing but plain water? Let’s look at the facts, some of which will come in very handy for those looking […]
Rugby is one the most physical sports in the world. It requires fast-moving and high-intensity actions, while executing high-skill levels, as part of a team, so as such, you can expect to see injury occurring on a regular basis. A wonderful sport that captivates many, not only for players but for the spectators who enjoy […]
In a world where there’s an image of the “perfect body” in front of you, it can often be tough to remain motivated to exercise. You see images of celebrities and think that you are never going to achieve that look. But you need to look past that idea of “perfect” and instead turn your […]
IT band syndrome, or iliotibial band syndrome as it’s formally called, can be the scourge of many runners, stopping them in their tracks by causing intense pain on the outer knee. The IT band is a fibrous tissue that runs from the outside of the pelvis to the lower knee and inserts into the top […]
Sylvain Guimond, a doctor of sports psychology, knows a thing or two about the mind of an athlete and has said he believes it plays a bigger part in their performance than you’d expect.
Total knee replacement (TKR) surgery is a procedure that’s done to replace a damaged knee. Your knees withstand a lot of pressure and work in your lifetime, which can cause the cartilage that protects the knee joint to wear down over time. This results in bone rubbing against bone, which can be very painful.
Our bodies are made up of fascinating mechanics but sometimes there can be some crossed-wires about what we think we want and what our bodies actually need. Craving caffeine? Caffeine is often the go-to stimulant to help perk you up in the morning or during the working day, found in the copious amounts […]