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What Everybody Ought to Know About Collateral Ligament Sprains

| Knee Pain

The collateral ligaments are found either side of your knees and assist with controlling the sideways motion of your knee and brace it against unusual movement.  You can sustain a sprain to these ligaments via any direct contact to the knee or hard muscle contraction.  According to OrthoInfo, these can be graded to tell the level […]


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Get Rid of Jumpers Knee (Patella tendon tendinopathy) Once and For All

| Knee Pain

The patella tendon is part of the quadriceps muscle (at the front of the thigh) and it is involved in straightening the knee.  During jumping activities, the patella tendon acts to control the amount of bend at the knee especially during landing. Repetitive strain can cause extra stresses on this tendon and micro tears can […]


How Physio can Enhance the Quality of Life of those Recovering from a Stroke

| Neurological

According to the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists, “Stroke is the largest cause of complex disability in the UK, and approximately one-third of stroke survivors are left with disability and rehabilitation needs”. Physiotherapists help those who have had a stroke regain their mobilisation as well as prevent stroke reoccurrence.  The Chartered Society of Physiotherapists recommends, “Physiotherapy […]


Does your baby have a flattened head? Do they always look in one direction?

| Paediatric

Your baby could have plagiocephaly and/or torticollis. What is Torticollis? Torticollis literally means ‘twisted neck’.  It is caused by tightness in a neck muscle called the Sternocleidomastoid muscle.  As a result of the tightness in this muscle, your baby’s head will be tilted to one side and they may look in the opposite direction. You […]


How Paediatric Physiotherapists Can Help Children with Dystonic Cerebral Palsy

| Paediatric

Cerebral palsy describes a number of neurological conditions, which affect a child’s movement and coordination. Neurological conditions affect the brain and nervous system. Cerebral palsy is caused by damage to the brain, which normally occurs before, during or soon after birth. There are different ways to classify Cerebral Palsy depending on the presentation of your […]


What Everybody Ought to Know about Recovery after an Ankle Arthroscopy

| Ankle and Foot Pain

Following significant injury or for chronic problems of the ankle, your orthopaedic surgeon may opt for an arthroscopy to assess the ankle and diagnose any unexplained pain, swelling, stiffness, instability, locking and/or popping.  An ankle arthroscopy is a procedure that involves making two or three small puncture wounds in the ankle.  A small camera scope (three to […]


Top 9 Tips to Improve your Child’s Posture

| Back pain, Paediatric, Posture

Many studies show that 30% of school age children have back and neck pain (www.nnuh.nhs.uk) and that pain is commonly caused by bad posture or a heavy, badly fitting rucksack.  Follow these top 9 tips to improve your child’s posture: Buy the right size bag – suit the bag size to your child’s size. Buy […]


Get Rid of Tibialis Posterior Tendinopathy Once and For All

| Ankle and Foot Pain

Tibialis Posterior Tendinopathy is characterised by pain, loss of function, and occasional swelling around the inside ankle area. Tendinopathy is disease of a tendon, which refers to inflammation, degenerative change. There is debate around this area as to what actually happens to the tendon on a cellular level, but it means the the tendon isn’t […]


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