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Why not to roll your ITB

Why not to roll your ITB

Andrea Smith, one of our expert Osteopaths at Purus Victoria, explains why using a foam roller on your ITB is not a good idea. This is useful for runners and cyclists.  Why NOT to foam roller your IT-band Marathon season is upon us, which means lots of runners (and...

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Geneva Marathon 2019

Geneva Marathon 2019

May 12th 2019 was the date of the Geneva Marathon and lead Osteopath Marks 16th! He chose this one due to timing of the year, easy to get to and mainly due to another rejection from the London marathon! We asked him a few questions about how it went - How did training...

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When you hear of hoofbeats think of horses, not zebras…

When you hear of hoofbeats think of horses, not zebras…

At Purus our therapists go through a detailed examination to help diagnose your condition which will help with the treatment and get you back healthy again. Despite being able to diagnose a number of musculoskeletal injuries,  we realise is that certain injuries pop...

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Meet our osteopathy mum

Meet our osteopathy mum

Over the years we have developed an expert team at Purus and Sian Eaton is an integral part of this. She has worked for us for the past eight years and in that time has got married and had her first baby, Oscar, who is now two.She now manages to juggle being one of...

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Tales of a first marathon

Tales of a first marathon

Laura, one of our Athlete Lab Osteopaths, decided to bite the bullet this year and run her first marathon. Crazy woman. We asked her a few questions on her training, motivation and actual race day experience. 1. Which was your first marathon and why choose that...

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How Important is Rest?

How Important is Rest?

Mark was recently asked a few questions on the importance of rest for people training. Here are his answers: Why is it important to rest?  We all understand that an exercise program is needed to improve our fitness. However we sometimes don’t place as much emphasis on...

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