Common Running Injuries

Due to the repetitive nature and amount of force being transferred through the legs during running, it can result in injuries that develop slowly and can be difficult to treat. Nevertheless, running is a great way to stay in shape, manage stress and increase you overall health! Some commonly reported conditions include: Runner’s Knee: It

Ac Joint Tears

(Separated shoulder) WHAT IS IT? The acromio-clavicular (AC) joint is a thick fibrous joint, where the top of the shoulder blade articulates with the outer end of the collarbone. This joint is responsible for transferring most weight-bearing forces are transferred from the upper limb down to the rest of the skeleton. The Acromioclavicular, Corococlavicular and

Your Body after a Chest Infection

A chest infection can leave you feeling terrible, and it’s not always just your chest and throat that are affected. There are many secondary symptoms that come with persistent coughs and sneezes, here are a few that your physiotherapist can help with. PELVIC FLOOR WEAKNESS Prolonged coughing can put additional pressure through your abdomen and

Osteitis Pubis

What is Osteitis Pubis (OP)? The medical term used to describe sports-related groin pain. Osteitis refers to ‘bone inflammation’, while pubis refers to the specific affected bone. Commonly, OP is an overuse injury, that can be triggered by a specific event. It is characterized by pain deep within the front of the pubic bone, which

Focus on: Shin Splints

What is it? Shin splints occurs in the lower leg, also known as Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome, it is an overuse injury that causes pain along the inside of the tibia or shin bone. It is often found in runners, hikers and soldiers who march long distances. What are the symptoms? It is characterized by