Lead by chiropractors, our sports injury service is the best way to recover from and prevent injury. We have two decades of experience working with athletes. Our chiropractors have worked with competitors from every sport imaginable, from hockey to weightlifting. Preventing Sports Injuries Prevention is by far the best place to start when it comes… Read more

These conditions are not the same, however the processes involved are remarkably similar: Tennis elbow, otherwise known as lateral epicondylitis, is inflammation of a muscle attachment point on the outside of the elbow. Golfer’s elbow, or medial epicondylitis, is inflammation of the corresponding muscle attachments on the inside of the elbow. Tennis elbow is caused… Read more

Core exercises for weightlifting If you are a weight-lifter or athlete, having a strong core is essential for preventing injury. But good core-stability means different things to different people, and each sporting discipline has its own specific requirements. In this article, we discuss which muscles are your core muscles and which core muscles you need… Read more

All young people should do sport. It is fantastic for musculoskeletal development, helping create resilient joints that will stand up to the rigours of day to day life without pain or injury. But there is a problem with sport-specialisation. Choosing and sticking to one sport at a young age carries with it a significant injury… Read more

Over the last few months we’ve had the pleasure of conducting some seminars at Worcester Rowing Club aimed at reducing rowing related injuries. Worcester Rowing Club is a great venue and the classes have been booked out each time, a testament to the dedication that these athletes put into their sport. We cover some defining… Read more

Name: Mr D Reason for consultation: Right sided hamstring pain on athletic activity Mr D is a high-level sprinter, specialising in 60m and 100m events. He has had a significant left hamstring tear previously, but was not a candidate for surgery. For the last 3 years, Mr D has experienced right hamstring pain whilst training. This… Read more

Sports Taping One of the adjunctive treatments used at Worcester Chiropractic Clinic is sports taping. Your chiropractor will discuss with you whether taping is likely to be useful for you following examination. Background Sometimes called Kinesio Taping or K-Taping, sports taping refers to the application of elasticated fabric to help support muscles or joints. Taping… Read more

As ever, the pavements will be packed with runners this January as everybody renews their efforts to become healthier following the New Year. This then seems like a good time to go through some running technique. I myself am a huge fan of barefoot running. The logic of allowing the foot to do its job… Read more

The 2015 Tour De France consisted of 21 gruelling stages, amounting to 2,087 miles of cycling in just three weeks. Today, almost every team has its own chiropractor, but why? What does cycling that far do to your back? The first thing to note is that cyclists competing at Le Tour rarely employ a chiropractor… Read more

Most Common Injuries in Each Sport Sports injuries are an inevitable part of living an active life, and although ensuring your body is functioning at its optimum decreases the likelihood of getting injured, there are still inherent risks associated with each sport. But what injuries occur most commonly in each sport? Basketball It should come… Read more

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