Frozen shoulder is a condition that causes a great deal of discomfort and nuisance to many everyday activities. This condition is also known as adhesive capsulitis, and the condition usually follows a pattern of pain and movement restriction that hangs around for many months. Frozen shoulder is most common in the over 40 age group […]

Tendons are the structures that connect muscles to bones and their job is to transmit force that produces movement and stability across joints. But tendons don’t just act like passive ropes. Tendons are able to store energy, which when released makes movement more efficient. For example, it has been estimated that the Achilles tendon provides […]

We see a wide range of people in our clinic, who come to us with all sorts of different problems. These include back and neck pain, muscle strains, joint sprains, arthritic knee & hip pain, tendon pain…. The list is a long one and our job is to work out the best way to manage […]

Back pain is something that most people have in common. Around 80% of people will experience at least one episode of debilitating back pain at some point in their lives. For most, this will be a relatively short and miserable time, after which, things quickly get back to normal and life goes on as before. […]

Over the 30 plus years I have been working as a musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, I have lost count of the number of patients who I have seen, with what they describe as an “unstable pelvis”. These patients may have come to see me with back, pelvis or leg pain and they have typically had their problem […]

A recent report from the British Orthopaedic Association concludes that there is an increased rate of patients requiring an admission to residential care, after hip fracture and replacement due to insufficient Physiotherapy and rehab.

Knee pain is the most common thing that runners complain of in our clinic. There are many different causes, including traumatic injury, over use, faulty running technique and reduced muscular strength & control. Most of the runners that we see, have had their knee pain for some time before coming to see us. Dealing with […]