A Personal Message From Specialist Physiotherapist, Lou Nicholettos…
Specialist Physical Therapist
At Cornwall Physio we love treating runners and some of the comprehensive treatments in the UK for treating running-related aches and pains and keeping you running.
For runners Cornwall Physio is more than just a Physio clinic...
Here at Cornwall Physio, we can help you at every stage of your running journey, from injury to performance. We have The Run Lab® 3D gait analysis by Physiotherapists which we use to diagnose injury and help you move better. We also have expertise and facilities to help you to recover from any injuries and get back to running as quickly as possible. Here’s just some of what we do:
For current injuries preventing you from running:
We’ll help you to recover and get you back to running as quickly as possible.
-Expert diagnosis by running specialist physios
- Shockwave therapy to speed up Tendon or bone healing
-Alter-G Anti-gravity treadmill rehab
For ongoing or recurrent problems, or injury prevention:
A lot of runner have aches or pains that start after a few miles of running, or don’t happen every time they run. Or problems that seem to keep coming back every few months. The key here is to finally get to the root cause of your problem. We look after everything, from clinical testing to movement assessments.
Here are the runners most likely to benefit from Physiotherapy at Cornwall Physio & The Run Lab
If you are looking for a running specific solution to help you return to running, racing, and competing, or prevent issues in the future, then a session at Cornwall Physio & The Run Lab is for you. -Lou Nicholettos
If you’re unsure where to start, fill in one of our forms, telling us a bit about your running and what you’d like us to you help with.
Do you always seem to have aches and pains?!
Running is a great sport and an amazing form of exercise, but unfortunately around 80% of runners get injured every year!!
As a runner it’s easy to think “oh it’s just an ache and will go away tomorrow”. Or maybe you assume you just slightly over over things today, or you just need to buy new shoes?!?. Even worse, maybe you think “it’s normal” to have aches and pains, tight calves or hips... because you’re runner…
Is that how you’re feeling right now?
If so, you’re not alone. In fact, everyday at Cornwall Physio we help people who feel this way.
You see, with running injuries, everyone asks us the same questions…
Why do I get so many niggles? (I don’t even know what I did…)
Why does it always seem to be my right side?
Is it normal for my calves to feel so tight all the time?
Will I ever be able to train for an event without picking up an injury?
Unfortunately, there’s a lot of bad information out there that causes people to live with aches and pains for too long. Here are the most common mistakes we see the people of Cornwall making when it comes to running injuries...
Mistake #1: Thinking the pain will go away with rest.
Mistake #2: Believing that aches and pains will be “fixed” with painkillers or foam rolling.
Mistake #3: Buying new shoes or asking advice from shoe sales-people. Thinking that injuries can somehow be ‘fixed’ by spending money on new kit.
Mistake #5: Assuming niggles are a “normal” part of being a runner…
Mistake #6: Believing that since you tried other healthcare professionals (maybe even Physiotherapy) in the past means that it won’t work now.
Mistake #7: Relying on “Dr. Google” or YouTube for exercises that didn’t make any difference (or maybe even made your problem worse!)
Mistake #8: Getting sports massage to temporarily relieve tightness, only to find it comes back after the massage wears off.
Have you been making these mistakes?
If any of this has happened to you, we want to say “we are sorry”...but remind you that you’re not alone.
In fact, we see people just like you every day.
And that’s why we’ve created a free running injury guide for you. It goes over 7 ways to prevent running injuries for good.
(and you can click on the button above to download it).
But maybe you feel like you’ve read a lot of free information on the internet, and really just want to talk to someone about your problem.
Is that you?
If so, then we have a special opportunity for you (one that VERY FEW clinics offer).
We save a limited number of spots each week for time for people who are not sure what to do about their running niggles.
That way, you can speak to one of our Physiotherapists, and get any question answered first, before ever making a commitment to book an appointment.
Does that sound like something you would like to do?
Here’s the most important thing…
Most people get stuck trying to make a decision about what to do next.
They go days, weeks, months (even years!) without taking action.
The one thing we can guarantee is that by doing nothing, your running won’t get better.
So the next important thing is to take action.
Look What Others Are Saying About
Specialty Treatment From Cornwall Physio...
(and how happy they are now...)
"Very professional in her role and has helped me massively with the improvement of my running over the last 6 months. Treated me with my first injury before Chester Marathon last October and has helped me since with various other niggles and pains. 100% confident when i visit Lou that she will point me into the right direction of recovery with some outstanding advice whether it be stretching or strength work. Highly thought of and definitely worth a visit if your in need of help. The Run Lab as well, being an amazing tool to help improve your running performance and pick up on any potential bad habits. Worth the visit!"
"I would highly recommend Lou to anyone in need of help. Not only did Lou get me back on my feet again but helped to explain why certain things were happening. Plus she’s really friendly! A genuine superstar."
"Had an amazing session at The Run Lab. We are so lucky to have this new, amazing facility down here in Cornwall, along with Lou’s expertise in treating runners. Learnt so much about my running style which I hope will help me in future events."
Are Your Running Injuries Urgent?
Choose which option works best for you…
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