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Introducing Lizzie Watters, Sports Masseuse

We are delighted to welcome Lizzie Watters to our team of practitioners at Ebrook Osteopathy and Sports Clinic this week. Lizzie is a Level 3 Sports Masseuse, currently studying at University College Birmingham for her bachelor’s degree…

Matt on a Mission

You might have noticed our resident personal trainer Matt has been a little busy recently. For the last 18 months, Matt has been working on his diploma in Sports Therapy, so that he can join our therapeutic team in delivering treatments for…

Looking after your back in Ski Season

Ski season is upon us, and it won’t be long till our patients will be trudging back home to Sutton Coldfield with all sorts of glorious injuries for our team of osteopaths and sports therapists to get stuck into! In the meantime, if you’re…

The Inside Guide to Ankle Injuries

We’ve all gone over on our ankles once or twice, on slippery ice, or on the sports pitch… My favourite stories are the patients who have a “merry” tumble (one lady in clinic recently went over and saved every drop of a glass of summer…

Why does my ITB get tight?

  The running season has arrived and nobody wants to be held back through injury. One of the most common and reoccurring injuries is pain around the outside of the knee. If that’s the case, you could be suffering from iliotibial band…

Who Should Have a Sports Massage?

Everyone knows sports massage is good for the condition of their muscles, but there are a few added benefits that might not be as obvious. But regular sports massage has a host of other benefits that those in the know appreciate...   Improved…

Staying Injury Free

It’s the time of year for getting fitter and more active. You might have recently joined the gym, or just be making more of an effort than usual. But don’t let all your good intentions go to waste by acquiring an injury. There’s nothing…

Osteopathy for Golfers

Golfers are among the most fanatical patients we treat in clinic. If their game is going badly, it’s the end of days – if you take some numbers off their handicap you’re the hero of the hour. There are few sports that require the concentration…

The Benefits of Sports Tape

Most people will recognise sports taping after the most recent Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, where many athletes performed with thick stripes of blue, pink and green down their arms and legs. To the average TV viewer, they might look more…