All posts by Fiona Bubb

Safety Concerns Regarding CrossFit

CrossFit is a fitness or lifestyle program that is gaining popularity in the UK. It works on the basis of setting a different fitness challenge each day to test various aspects of fitness.  As with every sport or activity, injury can happen, particularly when participants are following a program online…

Misconceptions About Lactic Acid (or Lactate)

We all know that feeling after a hard workout or if we haven’t done any exercise for a while where the muscles become tight and really sore. There’s an endless supply of information that would tell you that this feeling is caused by the build up of lactic acid in…

Working As a Student at Elite Therapy

A few months ago, we introduced our new student, John Balshaw to you.  You’ll meet John at the clinic usually on Tuesdays and sometimes later in the week too and he’s very much part of our team now! For any aspiring Sports Therapists out there, John has given this great…

Warming Up in The Cold

We’re looking at ways you can stay active without getting wet and cold but what about if you don’t have much choice or if you’re one of those who doesn’t mind exercising in the wet and cold? Well, the best piece of advice we can give you to stay injury…

How to Dress for Winter Activity

We now have a wonderful array of clothing choices available to us to allow us to train with comfort in the winter months and keep warm without losing movement and without having a major melt down! However, knowing how to put what layer where, how many layers and what materials…

Feet First – A Quick Guide to Flat Feet (Fallen Arches)

Feet are often overlooked and somewhat taken for granted in our daily lives until they start causing pain.  One cause of pain may be so called ‘flat feet’ or fallen arches which sometimes can be painful, though sometimes not!  John Balshaw offers some advice if you think you have flat…

Osgood Schlatters Disease – What You Need to Know

If you have a child that’s diagnosed with Osgood Schlatters Disease, do you know what it is, what causes it and what you should do about it? Our Coventry Uni Sports Therapy student, John Balshaw explains the facts that you need to know: Osgood Schlatters Disease affects mostly teenage/adolescent children,…

A Quick Guide to Neck Pain

We’re seeing a lot of stiff and sore necks at the moment so lets take a quick look at causes and what can be done to help… A painful neck can be anything from sore and tight muscles through to sharp pain and/or tension headaches. Suffice to say that if…