Our Latest Blogs & Resources

How To Keep Your Pilates Workouts Fresh

Just like our lives, we have to keep our workouts fresh, swap things around, change it up a bit. If we do the same thing every day we get bored, stuck, and de- motivated. We can become lethargic and fatigued and we can also plateau, our bodies adjust to the fitness...

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Top Tips For Summer Health & Wellness

You might be surprised to know that Summer can be a really hard time to stay on track with your health and wellness goals. We'd assume it would be Winter, but the longer days, sunny weather, holidays and more social opportunities mean we find it harder to say no and...

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Mend The Gap: How To Assess & Treat DRAM

Diastasis Recti is a common issue at the clinic, which is why our Womens’ Health Physiotherapist, Dilly Shore, has put together the following information on the condition, covering how to check for it, the different types, how to treat it, as well as what to avoid in...

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Are You Secretly Addicted To Pilates Classes?

Pilates is seriously addictive! The combination of helping to improve your physical fitness, appearance, flexibility and strength, whilst also reducing your risk of injury and levels of stress is a lethal combination. Once you’re hooked, there’s often no going...

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Uncovering The History Of Physiotherapy

Although the origins of physiotherapy can be traced back thousands of years, it's only in the last century that the importance it plays in the treatment and prevention of injury has truly come to light. Seeing as it’s hard to imagine a time when physiotherapy...

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Top Tips For Growth & Renewal This Spring

Our mind, body and spirit have different needs season to season, and there are simple ways to support your health throughout the year. Spring is a time for new growth and renewal. It's a perfect opportunity to make changes, re-evaluate our habits and start new and...

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Injury & Pain Prevention For Sheffield Hikers

Hiking certainly isn’t something that is free from the the risk of injury. The unpredictable terrain, together the repetitive movement over vast distances, presents hikers with a large number of challenges when it comes to preventing injury. As such, we’ve put...

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Celebrities & Athletes Who Swear By Pilates

With the huge number of celebrities touting Pilates as their go-to workout class, one could be forgiven for thinking it was some sort of new fitness craze. Far from it. Pilates has been around for nearly a century, with its origins dating back to the end of the First...

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Injury Prevention Top Tips For Netballers

Due to the quick, explosive and high intensity nature of netball, there is an increased risk of injury associated with the game – most commonly ankle and knee injuries. Here we take a look at what can be done to help prevent such injuries, focusing on how best to...

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Strength & Conditioning Exercises For Runners

Whilst running is a cardio sport, it still requires a great deal of muscle strength. Strengthening key areas will improve your running pace and reduce the risk of injury. Good running form requires stability at the pelvis, freedom at the trunk to rotate, and balanced...

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Stretching Exercises For Runners

Running relies on the right tension and strength in the muscles of the legs, hips and back. Muscles that are too tight limit the running action and are often inhibited in their power. Muscles that are too elongated require more control, power and stability to produce...

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Common Injuries & Complaints For Runners

Running injuries are unfortunately far too common. The number of muscle groups and joints involved in propelling the body forward over what is often a prolonged period of time is ripe for injury. Here we take a look at some of the most common injuries, pay closing...

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How Long Should Physio Treatment Last?

Quite understandably, the first question most people ask following an assessment of their injury is how long will it take to get back to normal. With so many different variables at hand it is almost impossible to provide a clear answer to this within one article. But...

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Warning Signs You Should Go See A Physio

There is definitely a reluctance amongst people to go and see a physiotherapist. Perhaps Google can fix the problem? Or maybe some deep heat? Whatever the reason for delaying going to see a physio, there are a number of certain tell-tale signs that it’s probably time...

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Pilates: Workout or Injury Rehabilitation?

Originating from the early 1900s, Pilates has certainly stood the test of time. But for what reason? Is it because it’s excellent for injury rehabilitation and prevention? Or because it’s a fantastic workout for getting into shape? Here we take a look at the benefits...

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Deep Tissue Massage vs. Sports Massage

There are dozens of different types of massage therapy methods but two fundamental categories: rehabilitative massage and relaxation massage. With regards to rehabilitation, deep tissue massage and sports massage are the two approaches that most people have heard of....

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Stretching Exercises For Cyclists

Cycling is notorious for hot spots of tensions and muscle tightness, particularly in the hamstrings, hip flexors, chest and lower back. As such, we’ve compiled a selection of stretches cyclists should undertake in order to prep their body before getting on the bike,...

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Strength & Conditioning Exercises For Cyclists

Cyclists are best known for their powerful legs. However, in order to really speed up those hills, you need a balance around the legs, hips, core AND upper body. To help towards achieving this, Emily, one of our Specialist Physiotherapists, has put together a...

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How To Help Prevent Common Cycling Injuries

With less impact than most other sports, cycling is something people often turn to protect themselves from injury (as well as being an excellent excuse to explore the great outdoors). But injuries in cycling are, in fact, quite common, largely due to being in a fixed...

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The Ultimate Guide To Pilates Classes

Are you a fan of Classical or Contemporary Pilates? Matwork or Reformer? Is there more benefit to be accrued from Raul Pilates, Fletcher Pilates or Winsor Pilates? Such is the variety in Pilates that one could be forgiven for needing a glossary of such terms. In this...

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7 Tips For Getting The Most From Your Treatment

Anxiety. Unfortunately this is something a lot of people experience when first attending a physiotherapy appointment. Will the physio be able to diagnose the pain and discomfort that I’m experiencing? Will I get on well with them? How long until I can go back to...

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Festive and fighting fit

The festive season is almost upon us - well for some it's already here! The shops are full with Christmas goodies, decorations and tunes. It's a time for family, gifts and celebrations - but with this comes planning. And there's no doubt about it, organisation can be...

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Welcome Charlotte!

Charlotte Jackson has just joined the KB team, she's worked in a variety of areas at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals including intensive care, cardiology, spinal injuries and finally specialising in musculoskeletal. She's also worked for Sheffield Football Club women’s...

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