What is Proprioception?

What is Proprioception?

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What is Proprioception? Proprioception is the ability of a joint to self-locate its location, movements, and actions.
Achilles tendinopathy

Achilles Tendinopathy

Achilles tendinopathy is a common condition affecting the Achilles tendon and is usually caused by overuse.
Running after injury

Returning to running after injury

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Many people fear running after injury will either damage their knees and that they shouldn’t run if they’re in pain. This is simply not the case.
how to treat tennis elbow

How to treat tennis elbow

Lateral epicondylitis / tennis elbow or RSI -- or when it hurts to pick up your cup of tea!! What is it lateral epicondylitis / epicondylalgia This very common, painful condition (properly termed lateral epicondylalgia but which everyone calls…
frozen shoulder symptoms and treatment

Frozen shoulder symptoms and treatment

Frozen shoulder is the commonly used name for adhesive capsulitis, a condition that causes the shoulder to be painful and stiff. The diagnosis of frozen shoulder can be difficult to make as usually there isn't evidence for major tissue damage…
Tendinopathies - inflammation of a forearm extensor muscle

What causes forearm, knee and ankle pain

What causes forearm, knee and ankle pain and what you can do about it What is a tendon? Tendons are the tensile white tissue at either ends of a muscle and attach the muscle to the bone. Tendons aren't very flexible -- they have developed…
Shoulder injury rehabilitation

An osteopath’s journey to shoulder health

A clinician's personal journey from shoulder injury to rehab Through personal as well as professional experience I have come to understand the physical and emotional aspects of shoulder injury and the recovery process much more thoroughly. My…
Reformer Pilates

Treating Tendinopathy with Pilates

How does Pilates help with tendinopathy? Quite often we see patients with tendinopathy, it is a condition stemming from the tendons.  Tendons attach muscles to bones and also transmit forces from muscles to bone.  Tendinopathy covers a…
Repetitive Strain Injury RSI

Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)

What is RSI, who’s at risk and how to treat and prevent it. What is RSI? Repetitive strain injury (RSI) is a general term used to describe the pain felt in muscles, nerves and tendons caused by repetitive movement and overuse. It most frequently…