7 Years – 4 Injury clinic – 1 Gym »

Optimal Performance has grown from a small room in a Football club to a commercial gym, to a sports specific gym and now to its own gym. November 2008 – Sutton Coldfield FC Optimal Performance – Sports Injury Clinic started out life in a small room at Sutton Coldfield Football Club. I approached the club […]
Posted by: Craig on November 19, 2015 @ 5:21 pm
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OSPrecover – “regular massage can help with your aches and pains” »

OSPrecover – Massage Our everyday lives cause our body to be in unnatural positions, we are not designed to be sat down for long periods at a desk or driving. The body is designed to be moving round in an upright position!!! In STANDING, the natural anatomical position, enables our muscles to maintain there correct […]
Posted by: Craig on December 11, 2014 @ 8:57 am
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“New Therapist joining the Team” »

……Important News….. Isabel Rogers New therapist is jointing the team – Isabel Rogers Isabel Rogers- BSc With honours in Physiotherapy. Member of the chartered society of physiotherapists (MCSP) and registered with the Health and Care professions council (HCPC). Izzy -“My interest in Physiotherapy started when I suffered a knee injury which prevented me from competing […]
Posted by: Craig on March 24, 2014 @ 10:15 am
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Optimal Mobility – Injury (Treatments) »

Injury Management Treatments The healling process was explained breifly in the last post, going through four key stages of healling post injury BLEEDING, INFLAMMATION, PROLIFERATION and REMODELING. For Optimal healling it is essential to diagnose the specific injury in order for the correct treatment to be carried out. The right treatment is key to aid […]
Posted by: on September 5, 2013 @ 9:31 am
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“Optimal Mobility” – Injury (ICE or HEAT?) »

Injury Management ICE or HEAT? In our last post we talked about the protocols to follow, post injury. However, the debate remains whether to apply ICE or HEAT after injury. My clients always ask, “What is better, ICE or HEAT”? and my answer over the years has always been the application of ice, following the […]
Posted by: on October 19, 2012 @ 8:43 am
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“Optimal Mobility” – Injury (what to do?) »

Injury Management What to do in the event of an injury? 1-4 days after injury REST – or relative rest. This means staying away from aggravating activities. Our philosophy at Optimal Performance is to train around your injury, working within your limitations or focusing on other body parts and weaknesses. COMPRESSION – wearing a compression bandage […]
Posted by: on October 1, 2012 @ 1:24 pm
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“Optimal Mobility” – Injury Prevention »

Hello Welcome to Optimal Performance – Sports Injury Clinic BLOG: “OPTIMAL MOBILITY” Whilst treating injuries is the main service Optimal Performance provides, it is important as athletes to stay injury free ready for your chosen activity.  Consequently, it is important to train and recover smarter with the philosophy of “INJURY PREVENTION” To help you stay injury […]
Posted by: on September 17, 2012 @ 1:36 pm
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New Location for Injury Clinic »

Optimal Performance @ BC One CrossFit Cannock Optimal Performance – Sports Injury Clinic is moving to new permanent residence at BC One CrossFit Cannock located at Walford Works, Longford Road, Cannnock, WS11 0LF. I would like to say a massive thank you to the management team and staff at Fitness First. The support and friendship […]
Posted by: on September 6, 2012 @ 10:50 am
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