At Body Works we make it our business to stay on top of all the latest developments in the worlds of health, medicine and fitness, so as to ensure that we’re in the best position to help you.

Sometimes we’re moved to write about it too!

On these blog pages you’ll find articles and information which we hope you’ll find interesting and enlightening.

Body Works Leicester Physiotherapy & Pilates blog

New Years Resolutions

It's that time of year again, when you may have made your new years resolution to look after yourself a little more. Whilst this effort may be focused on eating better and exercising more, you may not be thinking about looking after your body post...

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Iliotibial Band Syndrome

ILIOTIBIAL BAND SYNDROME What Is It & Why Does It Happen? The iliotibial band (ITB) is a non-elastic fibrous band of tissue situated on the outside of the thigh. It runs from the pelvis, past the hip joint and down to the top of the tibia, just below...

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Dead Leg

DEAD LEG – What Is It? What Should I Do? A “dead leg” occurs when the muscles at the front and sides of the thigh (the quads) take a hard, direct blow – usually during sporting activity. The result is damage to muscle fibres and small blood vessels in the...

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New Test for Concussion

Concussion is big news in the sport of rugby at present – and rightly so. Failure to diagnose or manage it correctly can lead to players having to give up the game, with many sufferers also experiencing ongoing difficulties with mental function, ranging from impaired...

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