What is a ‘Pinched Nerve’?

Van Sports Physio Healing, Injuries, Tips

We’ve all heard of a pinched nerve before, and many of us have experienced the uncomfortable sensation of one, too. But how much do you really know about the causes, symptoms and treatments of this all too common, pesky and sometimes very painful condition? Let’s start from the beginning. To understand what a pinched nerve is, we should know what …


How To Pick Running Shoes

Van Sports Physio Running Shoes, Tips

Spring is here at last and with the warm weather often comes a renewed desire to throw on the running shoes and head out for a jog. Maybe you’ve dug out your running shoes from the bottom of the shoe pile and see for the first time this spring that the smelly, worn out, old things are in dire need …


Office Workouts

Van Sports Physio Workouts

If there is one thing that humans are incredible at, it’s adapting to their surroundings. While the majority of humans used to spend the bulk of their days standing or doing manual labour, nowadays, many people spend at least a third of their day in an office, sitting at a desk. If that is the case for you, you probably …


Healing from Acute Injuries: How Long Will It Take?

Van Sports Physio Healing, Injuries

Many people, whether they are athletes or not, have suffered from or will suffer from an acute injury at some point in their life. An active lifestyle is a good thing, but with any physical activity comes the risk of injury. When people get hurt, they often have one major question on their mind, which is: When will I feel …

Running warm up

Dynamic Warm Ups

Van Sports Physio Physiotherapy, Sports Injury

Dynamic Warm Ups and Cool Downs for Runners Going for a jog on a regular basis is a great way to maintain your health in a number of different ways. Running can keep your cardio-vascular system healthy and also improve your body’s overall stamina. Running on a regular basis will also keep you feeling energetic throughout the day and will …