Do you have a running related injury? Here at pain and performance clinic we see lots of runners and are confident treating running related injuries in runners of every level. Plantar fascia? Achilles tendon? Knee pain? Calf pain? Hip pain? Have you any of these problems and been told to stop running…..? We believe that
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Why should you exercise to help your bones? Well, like muscle, bone can adapt and become stronger as we exercise. Most people hit their peak bone density around the age of 30. Those who have exercised before the age of 30 generally have a higher peak bone density than those who didn’t. After the age
Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is a painful condition of the elbow caused by overuse. Not surprisingly, playing tennis or other racquet sports can cause this condition. However, several other sports and activities can also put you at risk. It typically effects people from ages 30-50 but can happen to anyone. Tennis elbow is an
Do You Suffer From Knee Pain? Are you really into exercise and wondering why you have achy knees. This blog may give you a better understanding as to what’s going on. For people who are really into the gym, fitness and sport. How we move becomes more and more important. When it comes to lower
Hamstring Injuries: What Does The Evidence Say Now? The old advice used to be that you should rest it for 3/4 days, where now really the evidence shows that isn’t the case. We want to get moving it as soon as we can. Early Stage Hamstring Rehab Exercise 1: Working with available range of
Why does the ACL suddenly tear? A question often asked is why the ACL tears in manoeuvres that the sportsperson has completed successfully many times in the past. The sportsperson could be off balance, be pushed/nudged by an opponent, have adopted an unusually wide foot position. Inadequate muscle protection, poor neuromuscular control, fatigue