Barry is an Irish Osteopath treating a wide range of patients in Singapore. He is particularly experienced in treating sports people, including runners, and enjoys applying his background in Sports Therapy and Sports Science to provide tailored treatments which recognise patients' training goals.

Osteopathy is a hands-on holistic therapy that uses a range of techniques to access and treat many different injuries, including sports injuries. Barry is Vice Captain of the Gaelic Dragons dragon-boating team in Singapore.

He cross-trains by running and cycling, and enjoys participating in different challenges, including the New York Marathon, a London-Paris cycle and aTri-Factor sprint triathlon.

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Preventing Ankle Sprain Through Improved Proprioception

Preventing Ankle Sprain Through Improved Proprioception

Runners who develop good proprioception will be more likely to avoid injury, and specifically ankle sprain, particularly when running on uneven terrain. Proprioception is the sense that enables the brain to orientate where the body’s limbs and joints are in space.

The Magic of Trail Running

The Magic of Trail Running

Last month saw the North Face 100 trail run take place in Singapore, and on November 25th, many of you will participate in the Salomon X-Trail Run. For me, this is what running is all about. It’s a chance to escape from the concrete jungle and return to nature, and it provides the opportunity to run in an environment closer to that in which humans evolved to run.

6 Tips to Prevent Running Injuries

6 Tips to Prevent Running Injuries

Many runners will experience injury at some point in their running career. Hopefully for most these will be minor and will not affect them greatly. For others, these could threaten to prevent them from enjoying their sport temporarily or, in the worst cases, permanently. Prevention is definitely better than cure when it comes to running injuries!

Injury Should Not Prevent Us From Fulfilling Our Running Potential

Injury Should Not Prevent Us From Fulfilling Our Running Potential

Endurance running is in the genetic make-up of every human being. It’s one of the things that we have evolved to do. When you compare many of the physical attributes of man, such as strength, speed and agility, with that of other members of the animal kingdom, we don’t fare so well.