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Basic Running Injury Preventive 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 goes into more detail on simple measures that we can all take to help avoid some unnecessary injuries. 

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

The author possesses an unusual background for a Chiropractor (McTimoney). His education, training and practical experience span over two decades and relate to both physical and mental aspects of health. 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, wih 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 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’s combination of knowledge through, education, training, his elite military experience and personal injury history have paid dividends for the patients he sees and has treated. Terry is still extremely active and enjoys distance running, kayaking, mountain biking and endurance-type activities.

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