Chris Adams

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Getting Out Of Fight Or Flight During Competition Breaks

Last weekend I assisted at the Wild West Fitness event in Cheltenham. In high intensity events where you have to complete multiple efforts across the day, one of the most undervalued strategies to consider is how you will cool down and recover from each session... Read more

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Thinking Differently...

"My knee hurts and won't get better.".. Read more

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Case Study: Lower Back Pain

IMG 246 A Client presented with chronic lower back pain. She had seen many different therapists over many years who had attempted to Mobilise her Sacrum and had adjusted her very unhappy Lumbar Spine. This had often brought temporary relief but had not helped in the long term... Read more

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Mechanism Of Injury: Rugby Case Study

When we work with pain it is really important to have the tools to zoom in and understand the minutiae of what is going on. Understanding trauma and adaptation down to a fine level in the ligaments, tendons and muscles is key and we are lucky to have great improvement in our diagnostic techniques. Using Muscle Testing we can find out the individual part of the individual muscle, ligament or part of the fascia that is causing the issue... Read more

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Case Study: Frozen Shoulder Diagnosis

Frozen shoulders seem to be a common theme in Clinic at the moment. Or I should say "Pseudo" Frozen Shoulders. These are cases where the client has presented with a severely restricted range of motion at the shoulder and the diagnosis of "Frozen Shoulder" has been made... Read more

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Both Sides Of The Coin

"My knee hurts when I run. I haven't directly injured it, it's just agony when I run and I feel like I don't have confidence in it.".. Read more

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Case Study: Notalgia Paresthetica

A previous client asked me to have a chat with his Mother In Law as she was suffering from Notalgia Paresthetica, a constant itching of the back, ribs and hips. She has been under a dermatologist but creams and lotions only dull the sensation. She said it was not painful but just incredibly frustrating... Read more

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Keeping That Big Toe Safe

It always fascinates me how smart the body is. The body does not like to feel vulnerable... Read more

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Room To Breathe

A rugby player came to see me after he started to experience a sudden shortness of breath whilst playing. He is in good shape and it didn't seem to be a fitness issue, so we decided to assess the diaphragm... Read more