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

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 […]

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The Secret to Recovery from Runner’s Knee

Runner’s Knee, also know as Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS), is a problem often seen in runners, cyclers, hikers and weightlifters. Symptoms range from a stinging sensation just above the knee joint, to swelling or thickening of the tissue in the area where the band moves over the thighbone.  Pain is most commonly felt when the foot […]

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Want to Play Sport Again after Your Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction?

The knee is stabilised by a group of muscles and four main ligaments. Two of the ligaments run along the inside and outside edges of the knee and are called the Medial and Lateral Collateral Ligaments respectively (MCL/LCL). The other two are known as the Posterior and Anterior Cruciate Ligaments (PCL/ACL) and are located inside […]

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PROBLEM ITB or KNEE PAIN?

The ultimate roller for myofascial release and to help massage and release tight muscles.  Helps to maintain release of muscles from your physiotherapy session.  The Vari-Massage Foam Roller features a range of different patterns so you can vary the intensity of the massage to suit your individual needs. Unlike many foam rollers the Vari-Massage Foam […]

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Great supports can help get rid of pain when playing sport!

Our online shop sells a wide range of supports for the knee, ankle, elbow and back. Finding you have pain when playing sport? Then have a look at our shop’s supports by clicking here. You can click through 5 pages of supports and find the right one for you. 3 Top Benefits: Next day delivery is […]

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See how easily you can maximise the results of your total joint replacement

It is standard for patients to have exercises set by physiotherapists in hospital following your knee or hip replacement and practice walking with crutches or a frame.  The problem comes after discharge when either you are not referred for more physiotherapy or have the hassle of trying to get to a physiotherapy clinic with your […]

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Could you benefit from a patella (kneecap) brace?

We have a range of patella (kneecap) braces that you can purchase from our online shop, ranging in price and style. These knee braces focus on giving a good support to the knee and compression on the patellar tendon, helping to decrease stress at the tibial tubercle.  They can provide support against patella subluxation, dislocation […]

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Does your child have knee pain?

Osgood Schlatter disease is the most common cause of knee pain in active, adolescent boys. Symptoms include pain and swelling, just below the knee at the top of the Tibia and gets worse with exercise. Osgood Schlatter disease is thought to be caused by small injuries caused by repeated overuse before the knee area has finished […]

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