August 2017

Aqua Runners perform well at The Boston Marathon

3 runners from the USA performed really well in this years Boston marathon. Galen Rupp, Suguru Osako and Jordan Hasay all finished on the podium, all the more remarkable bearing in mind Galen Rupp's second place was only his third ever marathon, while Jordan Hasay's third place was her debut at the distance in Boston. What have these athletes got in common?

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5 Of the Best…....Desk Stretches

Does this sound familiar… you sit to commute to work, you sit at your desk all day at work, you sit for lunch breaks, you then sit down to commute back home from work, and when you get home you sit and relax after a stressful day. A great solution is to get a standing desk or a job where you stand most of the time, however, short of that the following simple stretches can break up the monotony of a desk job and will still allow you to get your job done. They are easy to do and will help offset some of the negative effects of sitting.

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Case Study - Patient with a fractured thigh bone

DS is a good amateur level endurance cyclist. He was cycling to work in central London in July 2016 and was involved in a collision with a motorist. After x-rays were taken at St Thomas’s hospital it was established he had a complete fracture to his right femur (thigh bone).

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5 Of The Best…....Tips to manage Low Back Pain

Low back pain is an extremely common disorder and is the leading cause of sick days, reduced productivity in the workplace and disability in the western civilisation accounting for 11% of the total disability of the UK population! Approximately 84% of people will suffer with back pain lasting up to 6 weeks in their life time and many of these people may go on to develop chronic low back pain (pain lasting more than 3 months). Here are 5 of the best tips to manage low back pain

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