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Knee Pain

Knee Pain

Common causes of knee pain are well described on our NHS website as you can see from the knee assessment chart  a knee pain is more challenging to assess and treat.  It is because knees can be highly sensitive to pain and slow careful exercises which do not irritate damaged cartilage, joints or other soft ... Read More
 
Neuromotor stimulation can be used as part of rehabilitation and weakened muscle

Neuromotor stimulation can be used as part of rehabilitation and weakened muscle

Shoulder injuries, knee injuries ankle injuries, shin splints, muscular cramps and spasms, gluteal   This is the future and you will see that exercise and tissue repair is much more complex and the way we approach muscular – tendon – ligaments   recovery is changing fast and technology is moving forward.  Here is a small ... Read More
 

The Costs of Shock Wave Treatment For Chronic Conditions such as Plantar Fascitis

Shock wave treatment has been developed for conditions such as plantar fasciitis – shoulder rotator cuff – tennis elbow –Achilles tendonpathy – acupuncture shock-wave therapy – trigger point treatment – hip pain associated with tendons – iliotibial band pain – low back muscular pain from tight muscles – shoulder pain associated with rotator cuff and biceps tendon. Tennis and golfers elbow trochanteric bursitis
 
A Knee Injury from Skiing –  Patella Dislocation

A Knee Injury from Skiing - Patella Dislocation

Getting a knee injury when skiing is a rather common. A friend injuried his knee when skiing by dislocating his knee cap (patella) skiing in France. The Doctors immediately took x-rays and gave him a full leg brace. His knee was hugely swollen so taking my advice he iced it regularly for 10 minutes every hour using the free ice snow from outside. The swelling reduced and he walked carefully around with his knee brace and I gave him simple safe isometric knee exercises to try to stop the quadriceps from atrophying or wasting. He had dislocated his patella and here is Everything you Need to know about Patella Dislocation Video
 

Causes of Knee Pain

It's common to have front knee pain at some stage of your life as your patella - knee cap - is in constant use as you walk up and down stairs or hills. A properly-functioning knee cap travels up and down a small narrow groove. Sometimes, however, it gets slightly diverted, resulting in increasing soft tissue irritation which is aggravated by walking up and down stairs