recovery

Race Across America and tips for recovery and maintaining mobility during an ultra endurance, multiple day event

Balance welcomed Rachelle Healy into our facility yesterday (May 28th 2014). Her mission was to gather tips and tools to help her support the Spinhaler cycling teamSpinhalers cycling team of riders taking part in the Race Across America. “Race Across America (RAAM) is known as one the most respected and oldest endurance sports events in […]

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Sleep and health: news from the bat cave

At Balance we often discuss sleep with our clients, its effect on pain and recovery (injury specific recovery and recovery from day to day life) is significant – as is hydration, diet, movement, mobility etc. Recently thanks to partnership with specialist retailer “Back in Action” and the space they occupy at our Clapham facility we […]

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World class footballers quickly caught up with the Balance Performance team on BodyHelix compression

World class footballers quickly caught up with the Balance Performance team in realising Body Helix provided the highest quality compression to prevent injury and recover faster. Robin Van Persie is an excellent example! To see the full BodyHelix compression sleeve range before visiting our shop go to: http://www.shop.balancephysio.com/collections/rehabilitation/support

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Trigger Point Performance Therapy endorsement from Dr Emily Splichal – podiatrist

Always a pleasure to meet up with Cassidy Phillips and talk TPT, movement preparation, in-session use of TPT to enhance physical training performance, and recovery/regeneration: An hour spent over a coffee with Cassidy is incredibly educational. Was great to hear about the ongoing development of Trigger Point Performance programming and how the concept continues to […]

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Born to Run and Why We Run reviewed: ultradistance Spartathlon and virtually barefooted super athletes

Barefoot Running is controversial. I’ve heard it said of barefoot running that “it’s unnatural!”, some in the running press, amongst physios and sports therapists feel that its a recipe for sports injuries, particularly around the ankle and achilles tendon. On the other hand proponents feel barefoot running reduces risks of chronic injuries, increases running efficiency […]

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5 Recovery Secrets of Endurance Athletes

Nice article from CorePerformance covering some significant elements to recovery one of Balance’s key focus. TPT, foam rolling, active isolated stretching skills (ask for Trevor Speller) all taught at Balance. Hydration, nutrition and sleep knowledge available in abundance too. 5 Recovery Secrets of Endurance Athletes read the article by clicking HERE  

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Foootball, sports injury and orthopaedic rehab

Sports injury and orthopaedic rehab at Balance Performance Physiotherapy If you’re unfortunate enough to suffer an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) rupture as Lucas Leiva did last week – the Brazil international will miss the rest of the season having injured his left knee during Tuesday’s Carling Cup quarter-final victory at Chelsea – as a professional […]

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Claire Bennett (No. 2 Great Britain Fencer), talks injury, rehab and Balance Performance Physiotherapy

The Balance team are very proud to have been working with Claire for a while now and have helped her come back from several problems. But don’t let us tell you about it, hear it straight from Claire. Follow the link to read the whole article on Famously Fit’s website. <a href="http://www.famouslyfit.com/celebrity-fitness/claire-bennett-no-2-great-britain-fencer-injury-rehab-and-balance-performance"

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