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So 2 weeks have past since the epic ‘Race to the Stones’ 100km Ultramarathon, and I sit here and reflect on the past year or so, since I decided to go out of my comfort zone and challenge myself by entering this crazy event. Firstly, I’m full of emotion due to the...

July 2019 So its under 2 weeks to go and things are hotting up …. 33c on Saturday eeekkk..I’m just really keen to get it underway now but am still a little apprehensive about the second part of the race. I had a great planning evening with our good friend Steve Brown,...

June 2019 When I thought it couldn’t get any more bonkers, I’m writing this with the worst DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) I have ever had.

3 months to go till the 100k ‘Race to the Stones’ challenge and training has steadily increased with some great trails around the local countryside. The big weekend had to be the super Saturday down in Cardiff to watch Wales win the grand slam followed by my first R...

What a start to the New Year, after signing up to do this crazy @racetothestones 100km ultramarathon in November last year my left knee started to have other ideas ! After a few grumbling, warning signs during the summer and autumn, on the 30th December whist crouching...

February 20, 2019

Join us on Tuesday 12th March for a free event around how we can treat common dance injuries. Our speakers will cover everything from diet and wellbeing, through to surgical options for persistent injuries. There will be plenty of opportunities to ask our speakers ques...

January 9, 2019

Nev Davies is fundraising for The Royal Berkshire Hospital Charity – Trauma & Orthopaedic Department - by competing in a 100km Ultra Marathon

This blog explains all about the condition Trigger thumb, what it is and how it is managed.

What is trigger thumb?

Trigger Thumb is a condition seen in young children where the thumb gets stuck in a flexed (bent) position (see picture 1a and b) This occurs because the te...

This blog explains the relevant anatomy, clinical features and treatment strategies for Iliotibial band friction syndrome, which is a common cause of pain on the outside of the knee, caused by inflammation as the tendon rubs over the bone. It’s a very common cause of...

Stem cells have tremendous promise to help us understand and treat a range of diseases, injuries and other health-related conditions. Their potential is evident in the use of blood stem cells to treat diseases of the blood, a therapy that has saved the lives of thousan...