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Pilates, Will It Help Me?

Pilates has received mixed reviews over many years depending on where you read about it.

Category: Other

Piriformis Condition

The piriformis muscle is a deep gluteal muscle of the buttock region, and is narrow and pear shaped. The sciatic nerve can pass above, below or through this muscle.

Category: Hip and groin

Plantar Fasciitis

The Plantar Fascia is a thick broad band of connective tissue on the bottom of your foot attaching from your heel to the base of your toes that helps to maintain the arch of your foot.

Category: Foot and toes

Postnatal Period

A new baby in the family is a time of great change, especially if it is your first. It is a steep learning curve for most, as families adapt to the new addition; sleep is interrupted, there are nappies to be changed, extra washing to be done, all whilst getting to know your little bundle.

Category: Hip and groin

Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time of great change within a woman's body, and can lead to many feelings of uncertainty, particularly as the baby grows and changes in the woman's body become more apparent.

Category: Other

Quadriceps Contusions (Corked Thighs)

Quadriceps Contusions also called "Corks", or "Corked Thighs" are one of the most common injuries in Sport.

Category: Thigh and hamstring

Rectus Abdominis Diastasis

A Rectus Abdominis Diastasis is a separation of the rectus abdominis muscles, which run vertically down the centre of the trunk. During pregnancy, as the baby grows, the abdomen expands and the muscles are stretched.

Category: Hip and groin

Rectus Abdominis Diastasis

A Rectus Abdominis Diastasis is a separation of the rectus abdominis muscles, which run vertically down the centre of the trunk.

Category: Other

Recurrent Hamstring Problems

The hamstring muscles are a group of three muscles which together make up the muscles at the back of the thigh. Injury to the hamstring muscles are common among athletes participating in sports involving sprinting and jumping.

Category: Thigh and hamstring

Sacroiliac Joint Pain

What is it?This is the joint between the sacrum and the two hip bones. When this joint is put under excessive stress it can become inflamed and of the ligaments and muscles surrounding this structure can also become painful.

Category: Lower back

Scheuermann’s Disease

In adolescents bones are still maturing, including the vertebrae of the spine. Scheuermann’s disease refers to an abnormality in the growth of the vertebrae, where the front of the vertebrae does not grow as quickly as the back leading to wedging of the vertebrae. This usually occurs in the thoracic spine (the upper back) and may have varying degrees of severity.

Category: Lower back

Scheuermann’s Disease

In adolescents bones are still maturing, including the vertebrae of the spine. Scheuermann’s disease refers to an abnormality in the growth of the vertebrae, where the front of the vertebrae does not grow as quickly as the back leading to wedging of the vertebrae.

Category: Thoracic and chest

Sciatica

“Sciatica” has quickly become a broad term that people use to describe any pain at the back of the thigh and is commonly overused. Even though pain at the back of thigh can be due to the Sciatic nerve, the reality is that pain in this area is often due to a number of other causes such as pain directly from your back, muscle strain of the glutes or hamstrings and even trigger points or muscle tension.

Category: Lower back

Selecting The Right Shoe

During activity it is important to make sure you not only have a good shoe, but you have the right shoe for your feet.

Category: Foot and toes

Severs Disease

What is it? · In adolescents bones are still maturing.

Category: Foot and toes

Shin Splints

“Shin Splints” is a widely used term to describe a number of different conditions that cause pain in the lower leg region.

Category: Lower leg and calf

Shoulder Impingement

The shoulder joint is a ball and socket joint. It is formed from a ball on the top of your arm bone (humerus) and a shallow socket which is part of your shoulder blade (Scapula). Above the ball and socket joint, is a ligament which is attached to a bony prominence (Acromion) on your shoulder blade.

Category: Shoulder and upper arm

Shoulder Pain

What is it? Shoulder pain can present as discomfort experienced in the joint itself, into the top of the arm or down to the elbow

Category: Shoulder and upper arm

Sinding-Larsen-Johansson Disease

Pain at the attachment of the patellar tendon to the patella can often be due to the condition known as Sinding-Larsen-Johansson Disease. This condition is most often noticed during a growth spurt early in the second decade of life.

Category: Knee

Soft Tissue Injuries

Soft Tissue Injuries are the most common injuries in Sport, and in life.

Category: Other