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Basic Running Injury Preventive Measures

Basic Running Injury Prevention Measures

Besides unforeseen mishaps in life, many injuries are preventable in a wide range of non-contact sports. Many of the principles in the full Basic Running / Sports Injury Preventative Measures article equally apply to other sports, general exercise and rehabilitation after an injury. It is also important to realise that there are times where we all may need some outside professional help too. Even top-level athletes who have every aspect of their training monitored carefully, regularly get external help. However, there is still a great deal we can do ourselves in terms of self-maintenance and injury prevention risk management. The full article Basic Running / Sports Injury Preventative Measures - a Myotherapy perspective goes into more detail on simple measures that we can all take to help avoid some unnecessary injuries. 


Article written by Terry Davis MChiro, BSc (Hons), Adv. Dip. Rem. Massag.,  Cert. WHS.

As of December 31st 2020, the author chose to leave the Chiropractic profession and pursue studies within the Physiotherapy field. He no longer works as a McTimoney Chiropractor and works as a Myotherapist in Morningside, Brisbane. The author possesses an unusual background for somebody who trained as a Chiropractor (McTimoney). His education, training, and practical experience span over two decades and relate to health's physical and mental aspects. He has also needed to push his own body and mind to the limits of physical and psychological endurance as part of his time serving in Britain's elite military forces. His education includes a bachelor of science degree in Business Management, with a specialisation in psychology and mental health in the workplace, an Integrated Masters in Chiropractic, MChiro and a multitude of soft-tissue therapy qualifications. His soft tissue qualifications range from certificate level right through to a BTEC Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Clinical Sports and Remedial Massage Therapy. Terry also has extensive experience in security, work, health and safety and holds relevant certifications. He has also taught as a senior course coach at Advanced Diploma level (Myotherapy / Musculoskeletal Therapy) in Australia, both theoretical and practical aspects including advanced Myofascial Release Techniques and has certification in training and assessment. Terry will have taught many of the first students to train as Myotherapists in Brisbane. Terry's combination of knowledge through education, training, elite military service, and personal injury history has paid dividends for the patients he sees and has treated over the last 15 years. He has extensive experience treating chronic pain and work and sports-related musculoskeletal injuries. Terry is still very active and enjoys distance running, kayaking, mountain biking and endurance-type activities.

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