Physiotherapy

“Growing Pains”

"Growing Pains"

Julie and Anne recently attended the Windsor Knee Clinic Educational Study Day. It included interactive lectures on children’s orthopaedics, cardiology in sport and practical adult orthopaedic management in primary care. Many adolescents presenting with non-traumatic knee pain are those suffering with “growing pains” or Traction Apophysitis. In

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Achilles Tendinopathy

Achilles Tendinopathy

The Achilles tendon is very strong. It’s located at the back of your ankle and connects your two calf muscles to the bone in the heel of your foot. The tendon is made up of many collagen fibres. There are several ways in which the tendon can

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Kegel Exercises

Kegel Exercises

I was very amused to read an article in the Sunday papers about a lady who lifts weights with her pelvic floor! Her name is Kim Anami and she is a 44 year old mother of one. It would appear that we have lagged behind women in

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Knee Pain

Knee Pain

Anterior knee pain is also known in medical terms as Patella Femoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS). Pain at the front of knee is often cause by a muscle imbalance, meaning certain muscle groups are overworking and tight and other muscles are weak and not providing enough support. This

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