A beginner’s guide to Brazilian jiu-jitsu

The New Year is a great time to take up a new sport or discipline: Steve Hankin tells us more about Brazilian jiu jitsu, an exciting martial art that is growing in popularity across the UK. Find out more and sign up for some lessons! Brazilian jiu-jitsu, or BJJ, is a martial art and combat sport based on grappling, ground …

Avoiding injury during ski season with Technique

The 2023 ski season has begun, and this year there are no undertones of Covid restrictions or any other disturbances (minus a train strike or two!). Learn how best to stay injury-free on the slopes with Steve Hankin’s top tips.  Skiiing and snowboarding are very popular pastimes in the UK and, with the obvious lack of snow here, up to …

All you need to know about sports massage

Why not start the New Year with a treat for you or a family member? Book a course of sports massage treatments with us to help you feel your best. Contact us to find out the latest offers.  What is sports massage? Sports massage is a form of massage aimed at manipulation of soft tissue for individuals that are generally …

Q&A with Steve Hankin

Steve Hankin, our new Regional Lead and Senior MSK Physiotherapist, answered some questions to provide insight into his work and his life outside of the clinic. Why did you want to become a physiotherapist? It was following on from my own personal experience: I ruptured my ACL quite young and went through the surgical/physio journey. Luckily I had a very …

Avoiding New Year ‘overuse’ injuries

Technique Regional Lead Lucas Taylor talks through some of the injuries we see at the start of the year, and how you can adjust your training to minimise risk.   Injuries that we see in the New Year can be generally grouped into the umbrella term of ‘Overuse’. Every January, we often see a large increase in motivation to be active. …

Announcing the Technique and Ski Mojo partnership

We are delighted to announce that we are the London partners for Ski Mojo, the power-assisted skiing technology brand. This means that our clinics can now offer support to those who love the thrill of the slopes but have injuries that might be holding them back.  Martin Hannaford, General Manager and Engineer of Ski Mojo, says: “The Ski Mojo is …

Most common running injuries: prevention tips and treatment

When we consider the most common injuries in the running population who visit us, there is a common trend in the reason behind their occurrence – overuse. With overuse injuries, we often see there is too little recovery time between finishing one bout of exercise and the next. As a result, structures struggle to keep up with the demand, and …

When private equity meets physiotherapy

“Mike is the best physio I have ever worked with: he uses data to measure progress and to benchmark performance against where you should be. He understands the softer, motivational elements of rehabilitation and physio work and the impact of this on getting the best results for his clients. Most importantly, this is more than just a job for him …

Overuse injuries and how to avoid them

Our bodies are highly adaptable and, if you increase your training load, they will change in order to meet these new demands. Big spikes in training, however, can negatively impact recovery and increase risk of injury. For example, while training for a marathon, your heart and lungs become more efficient, your tendons become more ‘springy’, and your muscles become better …

We are expanding – join us!

We are proud to announce our continued growth plan alongside The Foundry, as they increase their brands presence across London. The Foundry encompasses many of the same morals and values as Technique Health and Fitness: keeping Londoners fit, active and doing what they love. The Foundry is known for its inclusivity to strength training, in an environment with no judgement …