• Children in Need – Matt Baker’s Rickshaw Ride

    For those of you who are fans of The One Show on BBC1, you will be aware of Matt’s imminent 484 mile challenge; riding a rickshaw plus passenger from Edinburgh to London in 8 days. I have the great honour of being his physio on the trip and the fun begins this Friday 11th November in Edinburgh. For more details check…

  • Running Tips

    Ok, so where did the summer go?? Rather later than promised but here are a few tips on optimising your technique for running,  be you a beginner or hardened athlete looking to tweak your performance. 1) Think light and tall. Imagine a helium balloon is raising you upwards, rather than sinking deep into the ground! 2) Move in a forwards /…

  • Belated Marathon Warm Down

    Ok, so it’s a bit late for a warm down… the DOMS have well and truly been and gone, the blisters dried up, and the athletes gradually realising that maybe their legs will run again, but I still wanted to say a massive WELL DONE! to my Three Musketeers. They all performed brilliantly, and a great weekend was had by all… (although…

  • Mind – Body Link

    Whilst I’m in the praising mood, I would like to congratulate my sister, Caroline Forrest on the publication of her first book: “Therapy Skills for Healthcare.” I think it is a fantastic achievement. The book is a great read and invaluable insight into the connection between people’s physical and emotional health needs and ways to optimise their management. Although written…