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“Difficulties are just things to overcome.” ― Ernest Shackleton The Endurance sank amongst Antarctic pack ice in…

Ronnie Coleman is an 8-time Mr Olympia champion. He lifted weights six days per week, ate six meals…

As another year ticks by, many of us take stock of what’s gone well and…

2 million years ago early humans evolved skeletons that supported their bodies in an upright…

The ball reaches the back of ruck. The scrum-half passes the ball into the centres,…

Many Achilles tendons reared their heads through our series of 2020 lockdowns and consequent daily…

Otto von Bismarck introduced the world’s first aged pension program to Germany in 1889. It…

Sarcopenia, (Greek ‘sarx’ or flesh + ‘penia’ or poverty) is my favourite medical term after…

There are more things, Lucilius, that frighten us than injure us, and we suffer more…

In my work as an ergonomist, advising companies across the UK on how they can…

You know how important it is to have a retirement plan for your finances, but…

Hypermobility health risks

Exceptional athletes such as Michael Phelps and Simone Biles have drawn extra attention to the…

How a good night's sleep can cure your back pain

Sleep was previously one of the great mysteries of medical science. It has always been…

Should I be seen for my sprained ankle?

Sprained ankles are one of the most common injuries, and also one of the most…

Is stretching or strengthening better?

Throughout my career, people have been coming to me with the complaint that their neck,…

Neck injury following skiing accident

A year ago, I had a skiing accident which left me with four fractured vertebrae…

How to do a complete body weight workout

Some of the most common reasons people don’t exercise is because they don’t have access…

ACL

There’s no two ways about it: the fitter you are, the longer you’ll be able…

  Is Your Desk or the Gym to Blame for your Shoulder Pain? The shoulder…

Shoulder Impingement Shoulder impingement is the most common shoulder condition we treat at West London…