Osgood Schlatter Disease: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

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This blog will cover the following points on Osgood Schlatter Disease: What is Osgood Schlatter Disease? Symptoms of Osgood Schlatter Disease Causes of Osgood Schlatter Disease Treatment Options for Osgood Schlatter Disease How we can help you What is Osgood Schlatter Disease Osgood Schlatter Disease or OSD is characterised by pain just below the kneecap,…

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How pain changes the way we move (and how to fix it!)

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Movement is a fundamental aspect of human life, shaping our interactions with the world and people around us. When we are not experiencing pain, we move without hesitation, without restriction or fear. We cruise through our day with full confidence, not thinking of the incredible interaction between brain and body that plans, coordinates and executes…

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Pain in the kneecaps: causes, signs and treatment

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Allow me to introduce myself. I’m Ty, a sports physiotherapist at PhysioTec, recently recovered from my own pain in the kneecaps. I’m thirty-five years old, I’m six feet, four inches tall and I weigh roughly two hundred twenty-five pounds. I enjoy training for and competing in triathlons and have since learned that I qualify for…

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Is the problem where the pain is?

Is the problem where the pain is? - blog

Last month we explored different descriptors of pain which can be used to understand your situation. How you describe your pain or other sensation you wish to go away, guides your clinician towards a clinical diagnosis which may simply involve a specific anatomical structure or may be more complex. If the primary structure or issue…

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What to tell your Physio about your Pain

What to tell your physio about your pain?

Is pain relief one of the main reasons that you are seeking physiotherapy treatment? When you attend your first appointment, your physiotherapist will ask you a variety of questions about your pain. This blog will walk you through what a physio wants to know and why, and what to tell your physio about your pain.…

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Knee Osteoarthritis: Myths vs Facts

First, let’s start out by outlining what osteoarthritis is. Osteoarthritis is a very common condition, affecting the entire body, but mostly the articular cartilage (cartilage which covers the ends of bones). Cartilage has a smooth surface, allowing bones to slide easily on each other with movement. In the knee joint, there are also some extra…

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Osteoarthritis and Running

Does running accelerate the development of osteoarthritis? There are so many misconceptions about running and how bad it can be for your joints. You may have heard many friends and family members comment on this and they may have even tried to convince you to stop running and go swimming instead. Here is what the scientific…

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