What is rotator cuff tendon injury? The rotator cuff muscles are a group of 4 muscles running from the scapula or shoulder blade, out to the top of the humerus, and play a vital role in controlling the position of the ball of the shoulder in
The incidence of running-related injuries has been noted to be anywhere up to 79% of runners, with common injuries including patellofemoral pain, iliotibial band syndrome, shin splints, achilles tendinopathies and plantar fascia pain among others.
What is Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction? Sacroiliac joint dysfunction is a broadly defined condition that most commonly involves sensitised or painful sacroiliac joints (SIJ) and its surrounding musculature and ligaments. The SIJ connects the
The acromioclavicular joint (or AC joint), is the joint at the top of your shoulder between the tip of the clavicle (collar bone) and scapula (shoulder blade). The AC joint is important in supporting movement of the arm overhead and across the
The ankle joint is formed by the articulation of the tibia, fibula and talus, the top of which is referred to as the talar dome due to it’s shape. The joint surfaces are covered in articular cartilage and this is normally smooth, allowing for
Bursitis Most of us have heard of people having ‘bursitis’, often of the hip or shoulder, but what is a bursa and why does it become painful and symptomatic? A bursa is a thin, self contained, lubricated cushion located at points of
Strength Training For Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis (OA) is a disabling chronic condition experienced primarily in the older population. It is the most common type of arthritis resulting in altered joint structure and deterioration of the
Traditionally, the thorax or rib cage has been thought of as a fairly rigid and immobile region of the body. We now understand that the thorax is an extremely dynamic and important force couple between the upper and lower regions of the body.
Your kneecap (patella) slides within a groove at the bottom of the femur (thigh bone) and is held in place by the quadriceps muscles as well as ligaments and tendons attached to the inside and outside edges of the patella. The patella functions to