Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome

What is Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome ? Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (GTPS) is a chronic condition potentially affecting a number of structures around the hip. It is characterised by pain and tenderness over the outside of the buttock and thigh. The pain usually arises from a tendinopathy (tendon injury) in the gluteal muscles. Previously it

Jumper’s Knee – Patella Tendinopathy

What is Patella Tendinopathy ( jumper’s knee )? Patella tendinopathy (commonly referred to as “Jumper’s knee”) is characterised by localised pain just below the kneecap. This area can be very tender to touch, painful during sporting activity and stiff and achy after exercise. Jumper’s knee is an over-use injury associated with lots of running, kicking

Calcific Tendinitis of the Shoulder & Shockwave Therapy

Calcific tendinitis of the shoulder Calcific tendinitis of the shoulder occurs when deposits of calcium build up in one of the tendons of the rotator cuff muscles, specifically supraspinatus. This deposit can lead to irritation and inflammation of the tendon which causes pain and alters the function of the rotator cuff. The pain from calcific

Marthon Running & Blisters

Marathon Running Season – blisters on your feet We are now into the marathon running season and one of the potential blights on your running experience and performance are blisters on the feet. What causes blisters? Blisters are caused by shearing stress of the skin and can be painful or even dangerous so should not

Slimmers Club at Theale Wellbeing Centre

NEW Slimmers Club Do you want to loose weight but struggle with fad diets? Ed Francis our Hypnotherapist is launching a new type of slimming club that explores why diets might not work for you and will introduce techniques to help you to approach your eating habits differently. A brand new meeting group to help

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