Running Injury Clinic


We are proud to be the recommended osteopaths for the Runners Need Running Shops and the Mornington Chasers Running Club.


The Backs & Beyond Running Injury Clinic provides a full service including assessment of foot, leg & spinal mechanics, osteopathy, massage, acupuncture, sports taping & nutrition.

Backs and Beyond is also  the only official Osteopathic Injury Clinic for the London Marathon.

Backs and Beyond, Running Injury Clinic

We specialise in the treatment of all running injuries, including:

runners knee

  • achilles tendon problems
  • hip and foot pain
  • iliotibial band syndrome
  • shin splints
  • plantar fasciitis (heel pain)
  • muscular strains and tears
  • ligament strains and tears
  • stress fractures
  • lower back and neck pain
  • sciatica.

Backs and Beyond

Our running injury clinic is led by Gavin Burt, a sports osteopath.

Gavin has been treating runners of all abilities for the last 13 years, from beginners, to club runners, to weekend warriors, to world class athletes. His patients have included Paula Radcliffe the current ladies marathon world record holder, Keith Cullen (represented GB in the 2000 Sydney Olympics marathon) and Ben Noad (GB international endurance runner).

Gavin is also a regular consultant to articles in Runners World magazine.

Gavin gives injury prevention talks to groups of runners preparing for the London Marathon, and other marathons in the UK and internationally.

Gavin is also a long distance runner (club level), and a veteran of 10 marathons.