Posts Tagged : knee pain

How to stop knee pain

A while back I read a statistic that a quarter of forty five year olds in the UK have knee pain, and that in a quarter of these cases it is debilitating! Why is chronic knee pain so common? I don’t think that question is asked enough. Many health practitioners fall into the trap of…

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Centaur holding a bow and arrow
Posture Correction and the Centaur

I sometimes bring up the centaur – the mythical half-man half-horse creature – when explaining to certain clients why I believe they’re in pain. What’s posture correction got to do with a centaur? Well, with this mythical being, you can see that the lower horse half provides a strong and stable platform upon which the upper human half…

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Male runner holding his hurt ankle
How to beat running pain

Our bodies are anatomically designed to run pain free, and yet so many runners suffer from foot, ankle, leg, knee, hip, pelvis or back pain! What’s going on? To find out, we need to look at the design of the human body. Your body is designed to have a certain structure or posture, in the…

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Egoscue warm-up and cool-down for runners

As human beings we are designed to run, and yet so many of us can’t without developing injury upon injury. What’s going on? Remember, running is not the problem, but rather the body we bring to the running! If your posture is out of alignment to start off with, then when you go running you…

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