Archive for August, 2016

The Olympic legacy

The Olympic legacy

So, Rio has come and gone! The Olympics were fantastic for Team GB and the Paralympics will be well underway by the time you get this. We’ve all been left quite amazed at the achievements of these fantastic athletes; their commitment is incredible. What has it actually left us with? A desire to ignite a […]

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Top tips for canoe and kayak paddlers

Top tips for canoe and kayak paddlers

  How to avoid injury and enhance performance Following the great success of Team GB’s Canoe Slalom and Sprint Teams at the Rio Olympic Games 2016, our new Richmond Physiotherapy team member Joe Coakley (Physiotherapist for British Canoeing – Junior & U23 Sprint Canoe Team) identifies common injuries in canoe and kayak athletes and suggests […]

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Golf Crazy

Golf Crazy

As physiotherapist and a keen golfer I am often asked by patients “What can I do to my swing to help me hit the ball further?” or “I’ve got this pain in my shoulder during my back swing; what can I do to make it go away”? The biomechanics of a golf swing can often […]

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