31Aug/16

Knee Injury

Meniscal or cartilage tear of the knee   Inside the knee joint are two rounded shock absorbers, each one called a ‘Meniscus’. If caught in a forced twisted position, one may tear.Read More…

31Aug/16

Achilles Tendonitis

The Achilles Tendon attaches the calf to the heel bone. It can become inflamed if it is repeatedly contacting out of alignment. This can occur if the arch of your foot hasRead More…

31Aug/16

Groin Strain

Groin Strain Groin strain is a very painful injury. It is a strain to the muscles on the inside of the thigh which attach to the pelvis. They are are called the Adductors. TheirRead More…

31Aug/16

Torn Hamstring

Torn Hamstring The Hamstring muscle is made up of three long muscles at the back of the thigh. Together they bend the knee and extend the hip, giving them two functions. Therefore itsRead More…

31Aug/16

Ankle Sprain

Ankle Sprain   An ankle sprain happens very easily, you step awkwardly on rough ground or miss your footing coming down from a pavement…and agony strikes! The ligament on the side ofRead More…

30Aug/16

Hip Pain

Hip pain can occur for a number of reasons, and believe it or not it doesn’t always require a hip replacement! Often pain is felt on the outside of the hip, andRead More…

30Aug/16

Knee Pain

Knee pain can strike from your teenage years upwards. One of the conditions which is widely seen is ‘Chondromalacia Patella’. This is where the kneecap (patella) is rubbing against the bone behind itRead More…

25Aug/16

Ergonomics

Pain & strain in the neck & shoulders, upper back, arms or wrists can often be caused by the way a person is positioned in front of a work station. Nowadays thereRead More…

25Aug/16

Exercise

Exercise is an important part of your recovery. Gentle exercises are prescribed by your physiotherapist, both to loosen the affected muscles as they become less painful, and to strengthen them at aRead More…

25Aug/16

Traction

Traction on the neck This is a gentle treatment which involves exerting a pull on the tissues of the neck or low back. Treatment lasts approximately 15-20 minutes, depending on the severityRead More…