Shin splints

Shin splints

Shin splints Medial tibial stress syndrome commonly termed ‘shin splints’ is a common overuse injury in individuals who engage in activities that involve repetitive impact on the legs for example running, jumping and dancing. MTSS is related to repeated microdamage in...
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a common condition that can cause pain, numbness and tingling in the hand and forearm, in particular the thumb, index finger, middle finger and half of the ring finger, with the potential to radiate up the arm....
Understanding Pain Referral

Understanding Pain Referral

Understanding Pain Referral Have you ever stubbed your toe and swore your entire foot was on fire? Or felt a shooting pain down your leg despite your back seeming fine? Welcome to the fascinating world of pain referral, where aches and pains can play a deceptive game...
Sever’s Disease

Sever’s Disease

Sever’s Disease Sever’s disease (or calcaneal apophysitis) is a common condition that can affect children and adolescents aged 8-15. It involves inflammation of the heel bone growth plate, in particular where the Achilles tendon attaches to the heel, the tough band of...
De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis is an inflammatory condition of the tendons on the thumb side of your wrist. Repetitive hand motion day after day, can cause irritation around the covering of the tendons (the tendon sheath/retinaculum), if...

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