Can Stress Affect My Pain?

Commonly patients fear that their symptoms are ‘all in their head,’ so their practitioner, friends, family or workplace aren’t going to believe them. This fear can be exacerbated when there seems to be no cause or explanation for their symptoms, or the pain has been chronic. What is pain? Pain presents in many different ways;

FOCUS ON ACL RECONSTRUCTIONS

The ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) is an important component of the knee for stability and is often torn during sport, needing to be repaired surgically. Primarily, the ACL acts to keep the bottom surface of the knee joint from sliding forwards during movement, therefore an unrepaired ligament may cause instability and weakness. A lengthy and

Understanding Referred Pain

Pain is one of the most complicated processes in the human body. You may have experienced this is you ever saw a physiotherapist for pain in one part of your body, and they started to treat an entirely different area. Some people are born with no sensation of pain at all, and amputees sometimes continue

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a widespread condition characterized by low bone mass or density. It is primarily a metabolic disorder related to age and general health with a variety of risk factors and causes. The most common and well-known consequence of osteoporosis is weakened bones that can break from small forces that would usually be harmless.  

Common Running Injuries

Running is a great way to stay in shape, manage stress, and increase your overall wellbeing. However, it’s not without its drawbacks. While being a low-risk activity, there are a few injuries that commonly affect runners. As running is a repetitive impact activity, most running injuries develop slowly and can be challenging to treat. Here