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Football Pre-Season Training E-mail
Written by Davey Jenkins   
Thursday, 26 June 2014 00:00

I thought I'd share this blog again to coincide with most teams starting pre-season training this week. I have witnessed many weird and wonderful pre-season training methods that are supposed to enhance the fitness of the football players doing such activities.


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Golf Injuries What are they ? - Explained E-mail
Written by Davey Jenkins   
Saturday, 31 May 2014 06:28

Golf Injuries in Detail


1 Low Back Pain
2 Golfer's Elbow
3 Plantar Fasciitis
4 Knee Pain
5 Shoulder Pain


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Edinburgh Marathon 2014 Deep Tissue Sports Massage E-mail
Written by Davey Jenkins   
Thursday, 15 May 2014 00:00

The Edinburgh Marathon 2014 Event is coming soon 24th and 25th May and I'm sure we all know someone,family or friend who is running in this for a good cause. In The "run-up" to this wonderful and incredibly demanding task i tend to have clients looking for a sports massage to help prepare for the big day. Massage is a wonderful way to help someone prepare for an event like the Edinburgh Marathon. It helps the muscle tissue relax before the event and therefore can psychologically help in the mental preparation for the marathon.

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Golf Injuries - 5 Most Common Golf Injuries E-mail
Written by Davey Jenkins   
Monday, 12 May 2014 00:00

Golf Injuries  - 5 Most Common Golf Injuries and can we prevent them?



1 - Low Back Pain

2 - Golfers Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)

3 - -Plantar Fasciatis

4 - Knee Pain

5 - Shoulder Pain

Golf is usually considered a low level activity, but golfers often suffer serious injuries. Over 50% of touring professionals have had to stop playing because of injuries.

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Saturday and Sunday Physiotherapy Appointments Glasgow E-mail
Written by Davey Jenkins   
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 00:00

Saturday and Sunday ( Weekend ) Sports Therapy , Kinesiology , Sports Massage and Physiotherapy Appointments Glasgow.


At Sports Therapy Scotland we have offered Saturday appointments for the last year or so and due to demand we will be offering Sunday appointments  from Sunday 8th March. These weekend appointments will be available every Saturday and Sunday at Sports the Therapy Scotland Glasgow Clinic . Appointment treatments include,- Sports Therapy, Kinesiology, Sports Massage and Physiotherapy. 

All Therapists who will be treating clients are BSc(Hons) and MSc qualified with years of experience in recreational sport , professional sport and of course in the Hospital / Medical environment.

The appointments as by appointment and can be booked via calling 07966570733 or emailing here CONTACT US

Sessions are - £30 - 30 minutes or £40 - 45 minutes.

Please state session required when getting in touch.

Thank You

STS Team


 
Peter Howson 300 Miles Walk for Scottish Autism E-mail
Written by Davey Jenkins   
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 19:05

YOU may not know it but 2 April is World Autism Awareness Day. This is also the day I with Peter Howson will begin a 300-mile walk across Scotland on behalf of Scottish Autism to help raise awareness and understanding about this condition (and hopefully lots of money in the process).

We begin on Wednesday 2nd April in Aberdeen and will finish in Ayr on Thursday 24th April 300 miles later. My role is to provide physical therapy needs to Peter and the team during our walk as well as maximizing the fundraising effort. Please read Peters comments below and donate if you can.

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Michael Schumaker Injury - Can we avoid Snowboarding and Skiing Injuries? E-mail
Written by Davey Jenkins   
Tuesday, 28 January 2014 22:31

Michael Schumaker Head Injury - Can we avoid Snowboarding and Skiing Injuries?

Skiing and snowboarding is are fun and exciting sports, but as with any sport, it can put the participant at risk of injury, from minor injuries to fatalities. In general, skiing has a fairly good safety record and for most of us who enjoy it, it's worth the risk.

The overall rate of injuries over the last four decades has dropped by 50%, and broken legs have decreased by 95% since the early 1970s. Here is a look at the most common injuries and the best way to avoid them.

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Top Tips to Help Stay Injury Free in 2014 E-mail
Written by Davey Jenkins   
Sunday, 19 January 2014 08:39

Top Tips to Stay Injury Free in 2014...

Looking to start 2014 injury-free? Well, follow these tips and see you you get on. 

1. Flexibility: Ensure that all major joints, including your spine, have full range of motion and sufficient muscle length.


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10 Top Tips to help Succeed in your New Year Fitness Resolutions E-mail
Written by Davey Jenkins   
Friday, 10 January 2014 00:00

Chances are at some time in your life you’ve made a New Year’s resolution — and then broken it. This year, stop the cycle of resolving to make change and then not following through. If your resolution is to take better care of yourself and get healthy, you will have a much better year if your resolution sticks. Here are 10 tips to help you get started. 

 1.  Be Realistic

The surest way to fall short of your goal is to make your goal unattainable. For instance, resolving to NEVER eat your favorite food again is setting you up to fail. Instead, strive for a goal that is attainable, such as avoiding it more often than you do now.

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What is Theo Walcotts Knee Injury? E-mail
Written by Davey Jenkins   
Wednesday, 08 January 2014 20:17

What does Theo Walcott's ACL and Ligament injury mean for him?

Arsenal and England got bad news on Monday after scans showed that Theo Walcott, the speedy star winger for club and country, has sprained knee ligaments, including his ACL, and will require reconstructive surgery, according to Arsenal's official website.


The club announced the injury on Monday after Walcott was hurt in Saturday's FA Cup game against Tottenham Hotspur.

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Eusebio E-mail
Written by Davey Jenkins   
Monday, 06 January 2014 00:00

Plenty of better writers than I will be penning tributes to Eusébio. Devour them, understand them and remember Eusébio. Go on to Youtube and find videos of the man. Admire him. Remember him. Be thankful he kicked a ball in the sport we loved.

All too often when someone dies there is a rush to flood them in superlatives. The mediocre are often elevated to mythic. We see ''legend' or 'all-time great' attached to those who were, in life, did not meet that criteria.


Whilst this is understandable and, to an extent, necessary what it means is that when a real titan - like Eusébio - passes we don't have words to fit. Words like legend have become so overused we glaze over when we see them. If everyone is a legend then no one is.

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