The Achilles Tendon and Patella Tendon still remain challenging to manage and heal in particular for the Professional Sports   With Valid Consent Morag had been diagnosed with severe patella tendinosis after years of successful running and she had been told that her running career was now over.  She tried two ultra sound guided injections which did not improve her painful limping patella tendinpathy in fact her knee felt hot and irritable

Morag was coming to terms with the fact that she would not be able to compete again however she found Helen by chance doing her research on the internet and Helen having attended the courses in rehabilitation of the Patella and had been using the shockwave therapy on patella tendinpathy for more than 4 years as able to reassure Morag   Morag started treatment in May 2018   and the photo of her on the podium was taken March 2019

 

 

 

Severe Patella Tendinosis with neovascularisation  (irregular new vessel formation shows up red on this ultra sound image)

 

 

 

 

 


 

Achilles Tendinopathy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edinburgh Osteopath Helen How has over twenty-eight years experience of treating patients at the How Osteopathic Clinic (Trinity Edinburgh). Registered Osteopath Helen combines the latest advances in osteopathy with a gentle patient-centred approach to diagnosis and treatment ensuring that osteopathic treatment at the How Clinic is suitable for a wide-range of conditions including; back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, knee conditions Helen uses Video Clips exercises educational information and outcome which is sent to your computer smartphone or iphone if you wish Treatment at the How Osteopathic Clinic is tailored to the individual and where necessary uses a combination of osteopathic techniques including, Traditional Osteopathy, Cranial Osteopathy, Electrotherapy, Vibrotherapy and Sports Remedial Massage. The holistic approach to osteopathy at the How Osteopathic Clinic, in addition to a full one hour treatment sessions, is designed to alleviate symptoms rapidly and can often significantly reduce the number of osteopathic treatments required. One of the few Osteopaths in Edinburgh and in Britain who uses the unique, gentle fleximatic vibrotherapy or shockwave therapy massage equipment combined with traditional osteopathic techniques in order to to find, feel and palpate those hard fibrotic bands of muscles which accumulate over the years of prolonged sitting, Helen has attended conferences held throughout the country; Helen has been using Shockwave Therapy for over 3 years now for Patella Tendons , Achilles Tendons Plantar Fasciitis and Tendon pain Hips, Upper Proximal Hamstring tendinopathy along with rehabilitation loading Contact Helen How, Registered Osteopath, 14 Craighall Gardens, Edinburgh EH6 4RJ To make an appointment contact Helen on 131 551 1044 or Text /Call 07889304762