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1 Hour. 3 Ways To Stay Injury Free.

Sheffield’s running community is one of the largest in the UK and its getting bigger! Our Run Lab assessment aims to keep this community running pain free.

Run Lab is aimed at the masses and not the elite.

  • Video analysis of your running gait
  • Spot any biomechanical faults contributing to your pain or problem
  • Run Lab aims to tackle your persistent running injury such as Runners Knee, Shin Splints, Plantar Fasciitis, ITB friction syndrome and Achilles tendinopathy
  • Select simple technique tips to improve your efficiency

  • Assess your current condition
  • Functional Movement Screening tests to spot any stiff or weak areas
  • Run Lab helps prevent repetitive strain injuries and keep persistent niggles at bay such as joint pain, muscle pain, leg pain
  • Develop tailored strength training for runners

  • Advice and planning of your weekly running plan
  • From simple weekly regime advice and keeping fit, to marathon training plans
  • Spot any faults in your weekly regime that may have caused or contributed to your injury
  • Help to set out and achieve any specific running goals

Our Team

As well as being keen runners themselves, our team of running experts have many years experience treating runners of all ages, abilities and disciplines. So whether you're 16 or 60, on or off road, 5km or half marathon, our clinicians have the skills you need to get back on track.

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Jon Grayson

Chartered Physiotherapist & Running Specialist
  • BSc
  • MCSP

Sarah Crisp

Chartered Physiotherapist
  • MSc
  • MCSP

Run Education

In order to change behaviour, we need to change belief. Education is a key part of our gold standard approach, and we aim to teach our runners, peers, and followers about the true niche of running well, and injury free. Check out our latest running topics, talks, and videos below:

What Are The Best ITB Friction Syndrome Exercises?

ITB Friction Syndrome exercises should always include stability and strength exercises. As we discussed in our previous blog What Is the Best Treatmen...

What Is The Best Treatment For ITB Friction Syndrome?

Simple Steps To A Successful Recovery As reported in our first instalment What Is ITB Friction Syndrome? we know that up to 10-12% of all running-rela...

Running Injuries | What Are The Top 5?

Running Injuries Running injuries are extremely common, especially among beginner and recreational runners. Believe it or not, we are all designed to ...

How Do I Return To Running After Injury?

Running After Injury | 4 Simple Steps Running after injury can be a tricky step. Am I ready to run? How do I know I’m ready to run? What’s...

What’s The Best Achilles Strengthening Exercises For Runners?

Achilles Strengthening exercises. As we discussed in our previous blog What’s The Best Achilles Tendinopathy Treatment?, stretching alone will n...

What Is Run Lab?

Run Lab | 1 Hour | 3 Ways To Stay Injury Free Sheffield’s running community is one of the largest in the UK and its getting bigger! Importantly ...

What Is ITB Friction Syndrome?

ITB Friction Syndrome is 1 of the top 5 running related injuries, accounting for roughly 10-12% in all. With 65-80% of recreational runners getti...

Running In Isolation | Beginner Runners’ Top Tips

Beginner runners are beginner runners for a reason. Perhaps the period of ‘lockdown’ has provided the opportunity to run for the very firs...

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