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    Running injury clinic

London running injury clinic

Our expert team of sports physiotherapists and physicians can provide you with fast and effective treatment for your running injuries – to get you back on track as quickly as possible. At our Running Clinic we can also help you to train more effectively to reduce your risk of further injury.

The most common running injuries you will suffer as a runner can be treated without the need for surgery. Our expert team will tailor your treatment to your injury, and to your lifestyle, to get you back running injury-free as quickly as possible.

The five most common running injuries are:

If your running injury should require more complex treatment, our team of expert sports physicians can provide you with individually tailored support in rehabilitation, sports physiotherapy and post-operative care, helping you to progress through any recovery period.

At the Running Injury Clinic, our expert team offer:

  • A Return to Running Programme – If you have had a break from running, we can design a specific programme to develop and restore your skills safely.
  • Advice on how to avoid injury – We can help analyse your form, fitness – and even the suitability of your trainers.
  • A strength and conditioning programme – Exercises that will not only help protect you against injury, but also make you a stronger, faster and more efficient runner.

Contact our Running Clinic now on 020 8629 1889 or email info@wimbledonclinics.co.uk to find out how we can help keep you running fit, and strong.




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