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Don’t wait for an injury!

With world cup fever in full swing there are millions of people in the UK tuning in to follow their team (even my wife!). No doubt, with the number of teams participating, the injury list will start to rack up. Injuries are an every day part of sport at all levels. The type and seriousness […]

A picture of Mo Salah

What next for Mo Salah?             

You could not have failed to notice that World Cup 2018 is upon us. All of us at CHP are fully engrossed in the action from Russia 2018 with the Welsh, Scottish and Irish among us throwing the full weight of their support behind the Three Lions! In this blog, Specialist MSK Physio Kieran O’Dea […]

Lucy Rix and her husband in the Tour de Yorkshire

Never Say Never 

Have you ever said yes to something that a year ago you would have said no to? If your other half emailed you a ‘fancy this’ for the fourth annual Tour de Yorkshire bike ride on 6th May, all courtesy of Maserati, what would you say? Being only five weeks away I went against my […]

Katriona Ryan, Central Health Physiotherapy, post-marathon photo

Marathon Top Tips

With the London Marathon this coming weekend, I thought it would be a good time to share my top 10 tips to help get you through the rest of the week and prepare you for the big day! Mental preparation – Try and minimise work, relationship and travel stress for the rest of the week so […]

Central Health Physiotherapy Chris Jenkins and England Rugby Coach Eddie Jones

Rugby: how to reduce your risk of injury

Ireland have won the Six Nations championship after England lost 22-16 to France in Paris at the weekend and will have the chance to complete their third grand slam at Twickenham on Saturday! However, along with the highs must come the lows, and the media have been providing coverage about injuries in this extreme contact sport: […]

Grand Slam Tennis Part 4: Australian Open

For Part 1: The French Open, please click here; for Part 2: Wimbledon, click here; for Part 3: US Open click here   In my first three Grand Slam Tennis Blogs in 2017 I made the point that clay court tennis (potentially six five-set matches over two weeks) at the French Open is the most complete challenge to […]

Tough Mudder Rookie!

My name is Ali Yeo.  I am doing the Tough Mudder this May bank holiday weekend.  It is completely outside my comfort zone. I like 5km fun runs, some dips in the park, a swim.  This is big.  Half marathon in hilly Henley with 20 obstacles thrown in including electrocution, mud, freezing ice baths, walls […]

A game of local football

The Happy Story of Kieran’s Hamstring!

A few years ago I came to the realisation that life does not end at 30 and in my mid 30’s re-ignited my football career. A ‘career’ which previously had been dogged by knee cartilage issues and then a slow recovery from knee keyhole surgery. My ‘gateway’ back in was Tuesday night 5-a-side football in […]

Andy Murray playing in the US Open

Grand Slam Tennis Part 3: US Open

For Part 1: The French Open, please click here; for Part 2: Wimbledon, click here Now the ATP and WTA Tours have moved on from the grass to the hard courts of the United States and South America (with some smaller events elsewhere), culminating in the US Open at Flushing Meadows in New York. The longer […]

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Grand Slam Tennis Part 2: Wimbledon

For Part 1: The French Open, please click here July 3rd to July 16th 2017 Now the ATP and WTA Tours have moved on from the clay courts of Paris to the grass courts of Europe (mainly Germany, Holland and the UK) and will culminate at Wimbledon in Europe but will be followed by a […]