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Most people only consider going to the physio when an injury has happened as opposed to doing what they can to prevent injuries. This is normal, in fact most people would think it was odd if you went to a physio without an injury.
Exercise has several benefits for people of all ages such as healthier bones and a healthier heart – but there are additional benefits for those in their older years! Did you know that exercise in your older years can reduce the risk of chronic diseases, decreased risk of falling and even improves your mood. I would like to go through some of the key benefits of exercise in the older population and help you on your way to becoming active into your older years.
Osgood-Schlatter’s disease is not serious in terms of it does not mean your child is damaging your child’s knee. However, at the Pain and Performance Clinic, we think knee pain is serious if it means it stops your child from doing the things they love like playing sports or even playing with their siblings/friends.
If you have a bone stress injury or a stress fracture generally you will have pain that is very localised to one area. There may be pain when you start to run, get worse through your run and stop once you stop.