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December 5, 2019

I went to SV Sports Therapy after feeling severe pain in my foot during marathon training (Peroneal tendonitis).

Fleur was extremely helpful and knowledgeable, and the exercise programme she set up for me has enabled me to be pain-free whilst running again!

Would definit...

December 2, 2019

It gives us great pleasure to introduce you to our new sports therapist, Pip Rainbow.

Pip has been part of the SV events team, working at various muddy races over the last year.

She is now joining us at our clinics in Loughton, Harlow and Chingford, helping you to become...

December 2, 2019

Well done to SV client, Peter Pendle, who recently completed two 10k races: Remembrance Run Essex in 59m15s and Adidas City Run - Fulham 10k in 60m06s.

Peter is training for The Vitality Big Half in March 2020 and sees Sophie for regular sports massages at our Loughton...

December 2, 2019

What a lady! SV client, Nicole Bernard, has gone from strength to strength these past few months and we couldn't be more proud to work with her!

"I started to see Sophie about 9 months ago when I was getting pain in my knee. I'd qualified for the British Masters weight...

December 2, 2019

In 2011, SV's Sophie Vowden travelled across the UK as part of Andy McMenemy's Guinness World Record attempt to run 66 ultra marathons in 66 UK cities in 66 consecutive days, and in the process raise lots of money for ABF The Soldiers Charity.

Sophie was Andy'...

November 30, 2019

If you're a keen runner or do exercise with a lot of jumping elements on hard surfaces, the chances are you have suffered from shin pain. This is known as shin splints or medial tibial stress syndrome.

So what can you do to help yourself?

Research suggests that relative...

November 26, 2019

We recently sent out the SV Sports Therapy November newsletter to all our subscribers. 

In this issue, you'll find:

  • Christmas gift vouchers

  • SV attends London Marathon information evening at Saint Francis Hospice

  • Buy a £5 scratch card and support Haven House...

November 26, 2019

Esther Campbell has recently completed her fifth marathon - the Niagara Falls International Marathon - which started in Buffalo NY, ran along the Peace Bridge into Canada and finished at Horseshoe Falls.

Esther - we are super proud of you! Rest up well before embar...

November 26, 2019

Fancy winning a sports massage worth £65 for yourself or a loved one? Or what about 10% off your next appointment with us?

As part of our pledge to raise £1,000 for Haven House Children’s Hospice this year, we have designed these awesome scratchcards, which cost only £5...

November 21, 2019

A high ankle sprain is also called a syndesmosis sprain. The syndesmosis is a fibrous tissue with ligaments that connect the tibia to the fibula. It is damaged when the foot is flexed and turned outwards. This may be caused by movements such as running or being tackled...

November 21, 2019

Lateral ankle sprains occur when you roll your ankle outwards which causes the ligaments to stretch and become damaged. Movements that commonly cause this rolling to happen may be running on uneven surfaces or landing from a jump. You may feel pain on the outside of yo...

November 20, 2019

In October, the SV events team had the absolute pleasure of working at the OCR World Championships at Kelvedon Hatch near Brentwood for the second consecutive year!

And what an epic four days it was!

Sandra Sawyer, OCRWC Partnerships Director, had these kind words to say...

November 18, 2019

On 12 November, Sophie and Annabel had the pleasure of meeting the amazing team of people who will be running the London Marathon on behalf of Saint Francis Hospice (SFH) in April 2020.

The information evening, held at the hospice in Havering, is the first of four eveni...

November 18, 2019

Injections can be uncomfortable at the best of times, but some people experience a little more pain when they get a vaccination.

​​​Injections should ideally be placed 2 - 3 fingers width from the acromion (see red sections on the skeleton).

A shoulder injury related to...

November 15, 2019

Sophie recently had the pleasure of attending a three-day pregnancy therapy course at the famous Jing Advanced Massage Training in Brighton.

From 25 to 27 October, Sophie was taught new techniques on how to treat pregnant women by a wonderful team from Jing: Megan Mari,...

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