Training for the marathon – developing pain & injury

London Marathon - Tower Bridge

At this time of year, as the London Marathon nears, runners reaching new levels of training can start to develop aches and pains. Usually the pains are in the legs or feet and often begin as an annoyance but develop into a problem that means training has to stop. The tissues are constantly breaking down […]

Playing with pain and Nadal’s foot

With pain the context is important. This means that in different circumstances we can experience pain or not depending upon the situation. An example would be walking along the road barefoot and you tread on a nail. Ouch! It hurts and you would expect this to be the case as you have just trodden on […]