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

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