Shoulder Impingement

A relatively common cause of shoulder pain, shoulder impingement occurs when a tendon in the shoulder catches on a nearby bone or on the surrounding tissue – it usually occurs when the arm is lifted above the shoulder or moved. …

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London Marathon Injury Clinic

The 2021 London Marathon will take place on 3rd October with up to 50,000 runners following the traditional course from Greenwich to The Mall. As the big day draws ever closer, it is vitally important that all runners consider their …

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What Does Physiotherapy Do?

Physiotherapy is a degree-based profession based on the scientific study of physiology, anatomy and neuroscience. It aims to alleviate pain, restore movement and function to the body of individuals affected by illness, disability, and injury. This type of treatment can …

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Plantar Fasciitis

One of the most common causes of heel pain, Plantar fasciitis (PF) typically causes pain that usually appears on the bottom of the foot, around the heel and arch. It is often more acute first thing in the morning, especially …

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Work-Related Upper Limb Disorder

Work-Related Upper Limb Disorder (WRULDs), also known as Repetitive Strain Disorder (RSI), describes a range of painful disorders affecting the muscles, tendons, ligaments, or nerves. These are generally caused by repetitive movements at work and are typically associated with the …

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Hypermobility Syndrome

Some people are able to move and extend their joints beyond what is considered the normal range of movement. This ability is described as hypermobility syndrome, or more informally, being double-jointed. For example, the individual is able to bend their …

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Back Pain During Pregnancy

Pelvic or back pain during pregnancy is common, affecting an estimated 80% of women according to Bastiaanssen et al, 2005. Back pain can occur at any time during pregnancy; however, it typically increases during the last trimester, often due to …

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is a broad term that refers to pain experienced at the front of the knee, involving the area where the kneecap (patella) articulates with the femur. It is one of the most common and challenging injuries …

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Neck Pain

Neck pain, also referred to as cervical pain, describes painful symptoms which derive from the upper region of the spine. It may be felt locally, at the source of the pain, or may radiate to other areas of the body …

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

A form of nerve compression; carpal tunnel describes a painful condition affecting the hand and the wrist. The carpal tunnel itself refers to a channel in the wrist; the sides and base are formed of bones, and the top is …

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