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Stretching – why is it so important?

It’s the one thing we should all do before and after exercise but the one phase everyone tends to skip… I think maybe because it’s boring, we are always pushed for time and it’s not perceived as being that important. Stretching is so important at the start of a work...

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Don’t be scared of eating good fats…..

Good fat is found in foods like: Seeds Avocados Seafood Oils Meat Fish Nuts Why you ask? Good fat helps you from overeating because it tells your brain to stop eating Fat slows the rate at which sugar hits your bloodstream, and this allows your blood sugar levels to...

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Fighting the Fear

We all have fear, I have fear daily about many things. The question is do we let our fear paralyse us or do we harness its energy and let it drive us forward. There are so many reasons to be fearful. Fear of failure, fear of injury, fear of embarrassment, fear of poor...

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Women over 40 getting into triathlons

Swim Bike Run, the three phases which make up a triathlon. Did you know the fastest growing segment of triathlons is people aged over 40 participating? Why should you do one? New challenge, keep fit, be competitive, enjoyment, get your body moving, lose weight,...

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Are you getting enough exercise?

Are you reaching the recommended amount of exercise each week to stay healthy? At Emma James Physio we have expert personal trainers who can create tailor made exercise programmes for you.

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Back Pain – signs, symptoms & treatments

Back pain is a very common complaint affecting 80% of adults at some point in their lifetime, although the symptoms and severity will vary greatly. In this blog post, Jade discusses the signs, symptoms and treatments for Back Pain.

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Ralf – My Apos Story

Ralf shares his apos therapy journey with us, from extreme knee pain to being able to run again thanks to his apos therapy treatment.

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What is Pilates?

Whether a beginner or an elite athlete and regardless of age and gender, Pilates could be beneficial for you.

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Don’t be scared to weight train, Ladies!!!

Happy new year to you dear readers, Working in a gym environment I get a lot of comments from the lady gym members about not wanting to do weights because they don’t want to bulk up. I do chuckle to myself whenever I here this comment, as it’s such a pre-conceived...

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Weight loss Tips

Hiya everyone, Well.. we can all admit to eating too many mince pies or roast potatoes so heres my top weight loss tips after the festive season! Don’t skip breakfast – Skipping breakfast won’t help you lose weight Eat regular meals. Eating at regular times during the...

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Tips to stay motivated to run in the winter

Hiya, Here's my top tips on staying motivated to keep that run going, even in the cold winter months! Set yourself goals – write down your goals as well as tell people what your goals are so it will make you achieve them and keep you motivated Enter a winter race –...

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Mum & Daughter training sessions

Hiya, I just had to share one of my lovely patients stories with you, enjoy! "My Mother has always been my best friend, and since going to University I’ve really missed our quality time together. We both really enjoy working out, especially together, and we love to go...

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My top workout, meal & exercise of the month

Hiya buddies, Just wanted to share with you my top Abs workout, favourite meal and lunge exercise for November! Follow our blog for more top tips each month. Ab Workout for November Level 1 20 reps X 2 Level 2 20 reps x 3 Level 3 20 reps x 4 Rest between sets up to 1...

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Getting back to an exercise routine

Hi Everyone, Here's our Evoke and Emma James Physio Tips on getting back to an exercise routine Don’t overdo it straight away Set achievable goals Enter an event Start with what works for you Make sure you take those rest days Start your workout with a good warm up...

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Super Cycling Simon

Cyclists can suffer from a range of injuries, Here at Emma James Physio we treat many competitive and recreational cyclists.

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Press Ups – the benefits

Press ups are not only great for your chest, but they do a tremendous job of defining your abs, triceps, shoulders and torso.

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Tips for running

Here are my 9 essential top tips you will need to get up and running! Is my: Face and jaw relaxed Head upright, slight lean looking forwards to a point 20-40 metres away Shoulders in a relaxed and comfortable position Natural curves of the spine Arms move in a...

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Posture

Good posture, what is it? We all hear about the importance of good posture, but good posture really isn’t about standing up straight. It's really about getting ourselves organised. We think about getting organised in our daily lives be it clearing clutter instead of...

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Types of Muscle Contraction

Types of Muscle Contraction

There are two types of muscle contraction; these are Isometric and Isotonic Contractions. A muscle will contract upon stimulation, in an attempt to bring its attachments closer together, but this does not necessarily result in the muscle shortening. If the contraction...

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A look at sports injuries – Basketball  (Jumpers Knee)

A look at sports injuries – Basketball (Jumpers Knee)

Patella tendinopathy or ‘jumpers knee’ is one of the more common tendinopathies affecting skeletally mature athletes, occurring in as many as 20% of jumping athletes. Jumper’s knee is believed to be caused by repetitive stress placed on the patella tendon during...

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A look at sports injuries – Spondylolisthesis in gymnasts

A look at sports injuries – Spondylolisthesis in gymnasts

Spondylolisthesis is the slipping of all or part of one vertebra forward on another vertebra. It is most common in children 5-8 years old and it occurs in about 5% of the population. For gymnasts, it is thought that the slippage occurs as a result of repetitive...

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Back Pain

Back Pain

Back Pain Back pain is a very common musculoskeletal complaint affecting 80% of adults at some point in their lifetime, although the symptoms and severity will vary greatly. Many factors may contribute to your condition including injury and diseases, but for some...

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Tennis Elbow

What is TENNIS ELBOW? Tennis elbow, known clinically as lateral epicondylitis, is a condition that causes pain on the outside of the elbow. It is a very common musculoskeletal condition, usually affecting adults between the ages of 40-60 years.   What causes...

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Womens Health

Womens Health

Women’s problems and health ‘below the waist’ are often a taboo subject with many too embarrassed to seek help and advice, and others simply not knowing where they can find advice. OBESITY Article BBC News Health - Obesity biggest threat to womens health Obesity is a...

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Calf and Shin Injuries

Calf and Shin Injuries

Shin Splints, Achilles Tendonitis and Calf Muscle Injuries are common causes of pain in the shin and calf. Achilles Paratendinopathy Achilles Tendinopathy Calf Muscle Strain Compartment Syndrome Shin Splints Osgood Schlatters Broken Leg Tibialis Posterior Pain ‘Shin...

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The Winter Ski and Snowboard season is here!

The Winter Ski and Snowboard season is here!

With the snow season here and mountain holidays approaching we want to ensure you enjoy your time on the slopes with some top tips and information. Skiing and snowboarding are physically demanding, and so undertaking a variety of appropriate exercises in advance will...

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Holistic Treatments

Holistic Treatments

At Emma James Physio we have managed to build a very successful partnership with Champneys Tring over the last 15 years, providing the highest quality of care to their day and long term guests. Recently, we have expanded our collaboration within the area by opening a...

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Welcome

Welcome

Hi Readers, Welcome to my new Emma James Physio Blog. You can also follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Google +, view our movies on YouTube and read all about us on our Website. The Website is packed full of information on our wide range of services, biogs of our...

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