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Achilles Tendinosis

Tendons are the body tissues that connect muscle bellies to our bones.

Category: Foot and toes

Achilles Tendinosis

Tendons are the body tissues that connect muscle bellies to our bones. The achilles tendon is the rope-like structure running from the calf muscle in the back of your leg down to the heel bone.

Category: Lower leg and calf

Acute Back Pain

Back pain is probably the most widespread, common, and potentially disabling injury in modern society. It is also one of the most misunderstood.

Category: Thoracic and chest

Acute Disk Injury

Acute low back pain is a very common complaint; with approximately 80% of people experiencing it within their lifetime, most often those between the ages of 35 and 55 years old.

Category: Thoracic and chest

Acute Disk Injury 2

Back pain is probably the most widespread, common, and potentially disabling injury in modern society. It is also one of the most misunderstood.

Category: Thoracic and chest

Adolescent Knee Pain

In adolescents bones are still maturing. With repeated overuse of a muscle, the point where the muscles’ tendon attaches onto the bone often becomes inflamed.

Category: Knee

Ankle Impingement

This is a common condition in footballers. The player will often present to the trainer or Physiotherapist with pain across the front of the ankle, with no apparent recent injury such as the more common "rolling" the ankle.

Category: Ankle

Ankle Injuries

Ligaments are the body tissue used to hold our bones together. Ligament injuries around the ankle are among the most common sporting injuries, especially in those sports involving twisting and jumping.

Category: Ankle

Ankle Joint Ligament Sprains

Ligament injuries of the ankle are the most common of all sporting injuries. Every sprain causes damage to the stabilising tissues of the joint with bleeding, swelling and tenderness.

Category: Ankle

Anterior (Tibial) Compartment Syndrome

The anterior (tibial) compartment syndrome, also called anterior or lateral shin splints, usually occurs when a runner changes from a flatfooted to a toe-running style, begins interval training on a track or hill, or runs in a shoe with a sole that is too flexible.

Category: Lower leg and calf

Anterior Cruciate Ligament

Damage to the Anterior Cruciate Ligament of the knee is one of the most highly publicised injuries in Sport.

Category: Knee

Back Pain: Exercise Or Rest?

Research conducted in 1987 by Dr Gordon Waddell in one of the most prestigious journals of spinal research, Spine, suggested there is little doubt that rest, and in particular prolonged bed rest is harmful in the treatment of low back pain.

Category: Thoracic and chest

Back Tips For Shoppers

Your spinal cord relays thousands of messages a second and it is your backbone and muscles, which protect this delicate and very important human 'super highway'. The two key areas are awareness and prevention.

Category: Thoracic and chest

Beating Back Pain

At some stage in their lives eighty per cent of the population will experience back pain. To make matters worse, after the first incidence, eighty per cent will suffer a recurrence within twelve months. The good news is: recent research suggests that good control of your back muscles decreases the risk of hurting or re-injuring your back.

Category: Thoracic and chest

Can Driving Be A Pain In The Neck?

What’s the worse job for back and neck pain; TRUCK DRIVING. This may surprise many people who thought that jobs involving lifting or hard labour would be the worse. The problems with truck driving, in particular long distance truck driving are a combination of the worse things for your back. The worst of all is prolonged sitting.

Category: Neck

Can Red Wine Cause A Headache And Can Physiotherapy Help?

Suffering a headache the morning after drinking Red Wine is a very common experience for many people in the community. But are these headaches part of a hangover? Why do some people suffer a headache even after as little as one glass of red Wine?

Category: Head

Carpal Tunnel

WHAT IS IT? The carpal tunnel is a tunnel between the wrist bones and the flexor retinaculum (a band of connective tissue). Through this tunnel passes the majority of the tendons of the hand, vessels and the median nerve.

Category: Elbow

Cartilage Damage Of The Knee

A torn cartilage/meniscus is a very common knee injury. It can happen while playing sport, at work and also while doing household activities.

Category: Knee

Cervical Headaches

Cervical headaches are one of the types of headaches people experience and between 15-20% of all headaches are thought be cervical in origin.

Category: Head

Cervicogenic Headache

There is widespread support in the literature that headaches are often multifactorial in their origins. If your assessment reveals poor posture, limited range of cervical spine movement, palpatory tightness or a reproduction of symptoms on cervical palpation you may consider referring to physiotherapy.

Category: Head