Periostitis

Knowing your Periostitis from your Tenosynovitis

Pathology names such as Tibial Periostitis are made up of elements that specify the structure involved and the pathology. In the example of Tibial Periostitis, “Tibial” refers to the bone involved (the Tibia), “Peri-” means surrounding, “-ost-” refers to bone and “-itis” indicates an inflammatory pathology. So we know this is referring to an inflammatory […]

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Calcaneal bone stress

Calcaneal (heel) bone stress injury: from stress reactions to fractures

Calcaneal, or heel, bone stress injury covers injuries from bone stress reactions (often referred to as a “bruised bone”) to stress fractures and causes significant heel pain with loading The heel pain can be difficult to localize and may be felt underneath, on the sides or back of the Calcaneus (heel bone) The pain is […]

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Best treatment for knee pain

Best treatment for knee pain

If you’re searching the web for the best treatment for knee pain, chances are that your pain is persistent and frustrating. First off, you should establish a diagnosis to better understand certain aspects of your injury. This includes activities or actions that may bother it and why it may be slow to recover. If you […]

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Meniscus tear

Meniscus tear – do you need surgery or will exercises work?

A tear in the knee‘s meniscus causes localised pain and usually some swelling Pain is often sharp or catching with a residual ache The most common cause of tears and the trigger for further episodes is a compressive load with rotation (weight-bearing while twisting) TIPS  Wearing supportive shoes will reduce twisting forces on the knee […]

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Calf pain when running

Calf pain that just won’t go away?

Calf pain while running is a fairly common complaint. It gradually grows in intensity with running training, especially if you’re pushing further than before or adding more vertical. The frustration with calf pain comes from the difficulty in figuring out what’s causing the pain. It should be simple, you say. Calf pain is probably just […]

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Achilles tendon pain

Achilles tendon pain

Achilles tendon pain is one of the more common sporting injuries seen by our Physiotherapy team. A typical history for an Achilles injury is a runner, usually around 35-55 years, who gradually felt a soreness on one or both Achilles tendons in the early stages of a run. It gets worse as it lasts longer […]

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Blister prevention

Blisters on feet during running – causes & prevention

Unexplained blisters on feet after running can drive you nuts! They can be difficult to prevent unless you find the cause. Blisters can occur in a number of key locations. You can get blisters on the bottom of your foot, blisters on the side of the arch, blisters on the toe… almost anywhere! But each […]

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What's causing my knee pain?

Finding the cause of your knee pain

There are a variety of knee pain causes and each requires a different treatment approach. Determining which pathology is causing the pain is vitally important. And there are several clues and tests that can help to identify the diagnosis. Here’s our physiotherapy team’s list of diagnostic indicators to help find your knee pain cause. Was […]

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Hip labral tear

Hip labral tear – best method of diagnosis & treatment

A hip labral tear can cause sharp pain or catching pain in the front of the hip or groin as well as a lingering ache after each sharp pain Feeling a painful click is a strong predictor of a symptomatic labral tear. This is the only clinical symptom that differentiates a labral tear from FAI […]

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Sacral stress fracture

Sacral stress fracture: Physio tips to speed up your recovery

Sacral stress fractures cause a diffuse constant pain in the buttock with occasional sharp pains on loading The injury accrues over several weeks or months but can become suddenly symptomatic, often leading to misdiagnosis as a gluteal muscle strain The primary causes of sacral stress fractures are: loss of range into hip extension, sudden increase […]

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