Category Archives: sports injury

Sports Injuries and How to Help Prevent Them

The Olympics has finished, and what a thrilling two weeks it has been! So what better time to talk about sports injuries? One of the first things any sportsperson must do it learn about injury prevention, especially if they plan on taking their sport to the higher levels of competition available. Without having basic knowledge […]

Chris Mount who ran from John O’Groats to Land’s End visits Body Foundation Osteopaths in Paddington

We first met Chris when he was working behind the bar in our local, and that’s when we heard about his plans to run from John O’Groats to Lands End. Astonishingly several weeks later, and with a painful blister now just a memory, he completed this mammoth task, raising thousands of pounds for charities. We […]

Tennis Elbow

Some of you local residents and workers may have left the leafy pastures of Maida Vale, Paddington and Little Venice and headed down to Wimbledon this week to see the tennis so we thought now would be an appropriate time to discuss a relatively common problem that affects both tennis players and non players alike: Tennis […]

London Marathon 2013

Spring has sprung and it’s less than 1 week until  around 35,000 brave souls will line up in Greenwich and pit themselves against the weather, tarmac, cobbles and and anything London decides to throw at them to run the 26.2 miles of the Virgin London Marathon 2013. Most of your training will be done by now, […]

Sports massage at BFO Paddington

Tired legs? Achy shoulders? Overtrained? Burnt out? Then you’ll be pleased to hear we now offer 30, 45 and 60 minute sports massage appointments at our Paddington clinic. Sportiness not required! You don’t have to be sporty to have a sports massage – almost anyone can benefit. Top sportspeople do use sports massage to recover […]

Sprained ankle

In the recent icy weather here in London, we’ve been seeing a number of patients with sprained ankles. This can be incredibly painful and very debilitating, so it’s vital to get swift and appropriate treatment. Typically, the ankle is sprained when the foot rolls inward under the ankle, causing sudden stretching and tearing of the […]

England’s Euro 2012 injuries ahead of Sweden game

The press is full of stories about the sports injuries that England’s Euro 2012 team are facing. Ashley Cole is nursing an ankle injury, Gareth Barry has a groin strain, Frank Lampard has a thigh injury, and even goal-keeping coach Ray Clemence has sustained an Achilles tendon injury. Although the team physiotherapist is never far […]