Posts Tagged 'Physiotherapy'

Whiplash

Whiplash will affect 1 in 200 of us at some point of our life however it is rarely serious and most people will make a full recovery. Taking control of the pain will increase your likelihood of getting better quickly.

Whiplash is an injury to the neck after a sudden movement in one direction followed by a rapid movement in the opposite direction. It is likely that this will be caused by a rear end or side impact road traffic ...

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Headaches and Migraines

Recurrent headaches and migraines are a very common condition that people live with for years without finding a way to effectively cure or manage them. The World Health Organisation state that 31% of all migraine sufferers have never seen a doctor regarding them and it is thought that they are underestimated, under-recognised and undertreated throughout the world. For those that do seek medical help, they are often given strong medications with many side effects that do little to control ...

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Achilles Tendon Injuries

The Achilles tendon is the strong fibrous band of connective tissue that rises from the heel bone and attaches into the calf muscles. It is the thickest tendon in the body and due to its high weight-bearing nature is prone to injury. Overuse of the calf muscles can lead to overloading of the Achilles tendon, leading to inflammation and degeneration causing pain, known as a tendinopathy. If you suffer from Achilles tendinopathy (previously known as tendonitis), the tendon may ...

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Rotator Cuff Tendonopathies

The rotator cuff refers to a group of four muscles which run from the shoulder blade to the top of the arm bone. These muscles attach to the arm via tendons; strong connective tissue that connects muscle to bone. Rotator cuff tendonopathies, or impingement, occur when there is inflammation, degeneration or swelling in one or more of these tendons in the shoulder. This is normally due to overuse, especially in people that play a lot of racquet sports or ...

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Asafa Powell’s latest injury

In the 100m final last night, Bolt broke the Olympic record in 9.63 seconds, his second fastest time ever. It would have been the first time in history that the whole field completed the race in under 10 seconds if Asafa Powell had not had to pull up short due to a recurring groin injury.

“It was my old groin injury that reoccurred,” Powell said. “I felt it and it started to go. You never want to get injured, but it ...

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