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Le Petit Depart 2017

This year, Le Petit Depart is returning to Skipton for its 5th year running. Physiofusion will be supporting all the participants at the event before, during and after the race, offering discounted treatment to those that need it.  We aim to raise money for Cancer Support Yorkshire by donating £1 from each treatment to this fantastic charity. The hugely popular

How can acupuncture enhance your performance?

  Acupuncture is a treatment method regularly used by Physiotherapists to improve a wide range of conditions. Although it has been around for thousands of years, it is only recently that clinical studies have actually proved its effectiveness. Athletes are always looking for an edge that will allow them to increase their performance, whether they

Sports Massage – why is it an integral part of training?

  As Physiotherapists, we find that a large proportion of our clientele are people that train regularly for a number of sports. Commonly, the injuries that we see are the consequence of overload to the joints and soft tissues, usually from excessive movement or training - this is particularly common amongst runners and cyclers. We

Cycling – Common Injuries

Common injuries that often occur from cycling are either overuse injuries (whereby, symptoms gradually develop over a period of time) or acute/traumatic injuries (due to falls). Overuse injuries The most common injuries sustained from overuse are iliotibial band (ITB) syndrome, patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) and lower back pain (LBP). What are they? ITB syndrome ITB

Cycling – Recovery

It’s said that recovery is as important as training and this is very true. The time spent off the bike recovering is as vital to any rider as the time spent training. If you miss the opportunity to repair muscle damage, you can be left with more than just aching legs. Recovery has increasingly become

Acupuncture – Can it enhance performance?

Acupuncture is a treatment method regularly used by Physiotherapists to improve a wide range of conditions. Although it has been around for thousands of years, it is only recently that clinical studies have actually proved its effectiveness.   Athletes are always looking for an edge that will allow them to increase their performance, whether they

Cycling Top Tips

Don’t get yourself in a Spin Cycling has seen a massive increase in popularity over the last few years, with the London 2012 Olympic Games and the Tour de France coming to these shores having a huge effect. Of course, this is great for the health of the nation and for the sport itself, as

Don’t Get Yourself In A Spin

Cycling has seen a massive boom over the last few years, with the London 2012 Olympic Games and the Tour de France coming to these shores last year having a huge effect, along with the Bike to Work Scheme. Of course, this is great for the health of the nation and for the sport itself