The Difference Between 3d Stretching and Static Stretching

Running Background Centred

“I should stretch more” is something we hear everyday in the clinic. As we said in our previous blog stretching is important, however not all stretches are created equal! The standard stretches that most people know, like pulling your heel towards your bum to stretch your quads, don’t quite make the cut here at ProSport,…

Continue Reading →

Is Stretching Important?

Screen Shot 2016-10-07 at 13.15.05

Stretching is one of those things that we could all do more of. When we get that 10 minutes of free time, we usually gravitate towards a coffee and a rest rather than a stretch! But stretching is important for a number of reasons: It Maintains, and Improves, Joint Range of Movement This works at…

Continue Reading →

Does Your Child Snore?

Obstruction_ventilation_apnée_sommeil.svg

Is snoring a problem? A child’s snoring may seem cute or even funny, but if your child is a regular snorer (every / most nights) it may be a sign that they are not breathing as efficiently as they should and it could be affecting the quality of sleep that they are getting. What is…

Continue Reading →

Nasal vs Mouth Breathing

866110617_14d583e540_b

The aim of this blog today is to give you some well documented health benefits of breathing through your nose, as opposed to breathing through your mouth. As Patrick McKeown, author of The Oxygen Advantage best puts it, “Noses are for breathing, Mouths are for eating” Mouth breathing is synonymous with what we like to…

Continue Reading →

Nike’s ‘Breaking 2’ – Is a sub-2 hour marathon possible?

26750101893_b25bd90131_b

Even in a highly controlled environment with the latest advances in footwear and sports science, the 2 hour marathon remains right at the edge of human possibility. Last weekend, Nike’s ingenious marketing project ‘Breaking 2’ took over the running world. Since being announced in 2014, Nike have been working closely with 3 of the best…

Continue Reading →

Pain, Stress & Asthma : Could Improving How You Breathe Improve Your Health?

salendine

We thought we should share some specific information that will allow you to make the best decision for your health. How you breathe is pivotal to your health both physically and mentally. We see people every day who are suffering symptoms ranging from pain to stress to asthma, all which can be aided by improving…

Continue Reading →

Breathing and Energy Management

middle_age_female_breathing_bgnd2

Time is a valuable commodity, which is why it is not unusual to hear people talking about ‘time management’. In today’s society where most of us are balancing busy jobs with a busy family and busy social lives, it seems if we could just manage every second of every day more effectively we could make…

Continue Reading →

Breathing Exercises for Asthma

440085418_1280x720

As anyone who has been to our clinics will know, we are strong believers that everyone can benefit from gaining better control over their breathing. If you suffer from asthma this is even more important. Here are 5 ways breathing exercises can help you if you suffer from asthma: 1) Encourages nasal breathing Recent research…

Continue Reading →

How Do I Prepare For An ACL Reconstruction?

Knee pain centered blue background

A question that came in over the weekend was, ‘How do I prepare for my ACL reconstruction?’. In answer to this we have 3 main points when dealing with ACL surgery. These are Prehabilitation, expectations and goal settings/planning. We believe that by following these three points you will the best possible start to your rehab…

Continue Reading →

What do my MRI findings mean for my back pain?

1280px-Scan_MRI

Low Back Pain Treatment In Huddersfield Low back pain is one of the biggest reasons that people come to our clinics for help. It is an ailment that can, understandably, cause a lot of fear and worry. If affected, it can have a huge impact on your lifestyle as it stops you from doing the…

Continue Reading →

Page 5 of 7