Archive For: sports injuries

Elbow Pain Tennis Elbow and Shockwave Therapy

Elbow Pain Tennis Elbow and Shockwave Therapy

Elbow Pain  is becoming increasing common due to our use of computers and smart phones.  Shockwave Therapy as you can read from Helen has an excellent record of attending plenty of Conferences  more papers are coming out most physiotherapists and osteopaths will all have shockwave therapy as part of their treatment and exercise plans   ... Read More
 
Running Injuries and Shockwave Therapy

Running Injuries and Shockwave Therapy

  Running is part of life  and it is likely that one picks up one or two running injuries over the years.If you start to run more that 40 miles per week than the running injuries increases. For those that do run a great deal especially marathons which require long hours of training often on ... Read More
 
Running Injuries & How to Prevent Them – Edinburgh Conference

Running Injuries & how to prevent them.

Conference at Edinburgh Murrayfield April 2016

Running injuries are extremely common and it is important for any healthcare professional including Osteopaths to keep up-to-date with the evidence-based injury prevention courses available including cross-discipline tools regarding ways in which we try to prevent the different overloading-injuries that are sustained during running. There are a large number of different toolkits which we now ... Read More
 
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
 

Lower Leg Fracture? Rehabilitation using advanced electrotherapy

My 21 year son recently fractured his right lower leg down in Sheffield playing American Football. We would like to thank the brilliant paramedical team who stretched him off and transported to The Rotherham General Hospital to their A & E Fracture Team. Their senior consultant and his physiotherapists had my son up walking within 7 days. I would like to thank Better Perform as I took with me Cefar Compex Electrotherapy used by Premier League Football and English Rugby and many more . The cefar compex rehab 4 has special programmes to prevent atrophy and wasting of the muscles and programmes to increase the rate of healing and removal of debris, bruising and healing of the bones.
 

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