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Medial plica

Medial plica

 Not the MCL, medial meniscus or pes anserine, maybe it’s a medial plica. When patients report medial knee pain, the most common diagnosis...

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TFCC

TFCC

 The TFCC (Triangular Fibro-Cartilaginous Complex) Part 1 The hand and wrist are considered one of the more specialised and intricate...

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Golf and Knee Pain

Golf and Knee Pain

 An effortless golf swing requires adequate mobility in the neck, shoulders, wrists, thoracic spine, hips and ankles. Deficits in one area...

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Golf and Neck Pain

Golf and Neck Pain

 An effortless golf swing requires adequate mobility in the neck, shoulders, wrists, thoracic spine, hips and ankles. Deficits in one area...

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RICER vs. POLICE

RICER vs. POLICE

 Most of us have heard the term RICE, or RICER which refers to the acronym we have been using in order to remember what to do in acute...

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Stress Fractures

Stress Fractures

 What are they? How are they caused? How are they treated? And how do you prevent them? What are they? Stress fractures are, as the name...

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What is pain?

What is pain?

 Google defines pain as “highly unpleasant physical sensation caused by illness or injury”. This seems to be missing a little. It makes no...

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Acute Wry Neck

Acute Wry Neck

 Have you ever woken up with an inexplicably stiff and painful neck that will only turn to one side? You might have been suffering from...

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Inguinal Hernia

Inguinal Hernia

Inguinal hernias are a common cause of groin pain which affects mostly men, with over a quarter of all men having an inguinal hernia at some...

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Hip Impingement

Hip Impingement

Hip pain is a common issue we see here in the clinic. Patients can complain of a ‘pinching’ when doing things like squats, getting in and...

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Tendinopathy

Tendinopathy

A question that I am frequently asked is do I have tendinitis or a tendinopathy, sometimes just to confuse you I will call it a tendinosis....

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Dry Needling

Dry Needling

  What is dry needling? ‘Clinical or Western acupuncture’, where sterilised acupuncture needles are inserted into the skin. It differs...

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What is what?

What is what?

  I often get asked questions like what are tendons, what are ligaments, what do they do? So lets get back to basics. Part 1: Bone Bone...

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