What are the most common golf injuries and how do you avoid them?

Golf is a popular sport enjoyed by many people in the UK, but like any sport, it comes with a risk of injury. Some of the most common golf-related injuries include strains and sprains to the back, shoulder, and wrist. It’s important to remember that while the above mentioned are some of the most common […]

How much protein do I need when recovering from a sports injury?

Recovering from a sports injury can be a challenging and time-consuming process. Proper nutrition, including adequate protein intake, can play a crucial role in the recovery process by supporting the repair and rebuilding of damaged tissues. But how much protein do you need when recovering from a sports injury? According to the British Dietetic Association, […]

How to increase your Vo2 max

VO2 max is a measure of the maximum amount of oxygen that an individual can use during intense exercise. It is an important factor in determining aerobic fitness, as a higher VO2 max generally indicates a higher level of fitness. If you are looking to increase your VO2 max, there are a few strategies you can try.

A Day In The Life Of A Sports Physiotherapist 

Kane Humphrey Sports Physiotherapist It is likely that you have stumbled across this blog because you are twiddling your thumbs bored at work and are wondering what it is like to work as a sports physio, just like the ones you see running on to a pitch during the footy or those working in a […]

THE 5 MINUTE GOLF WARM UP 

A 5 minute warm up covering major muscle groups and joints used in the golf swing developed at Pure Physio Sports. Evidence shows that this may help you to hit longer from the first tee, prepare your body to move more effectively and reduce risk of injury. See below…  For the busy lifestyle of most […]

Plyometric training – Get long off of the tee 

With plenty of evidence available reporting the benefits of strength and plyometric training to help you hit that 300 yard bullet drive you see on T.V. I wondered… What would happen if you only did plyometrics? Plyometrics are exercises in which muscles exert maximum force in short intervals of time, with the goal of increasing […]