Knee Pain

Knee Pain – Part 7 Chondral (Bone) defects of the knee

What is a Chondral Defect? The articulating surfaces of the knee joint have a hard, shiny coating called the Articular Cartilage. This Articular Cartilage is...
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Knee Pain – Part 6 Patella Dislocations

Patella Dislocations   What is a Patella Dislocation? Patella (kneecap) dislocations are quite common and can be very disconcerting to the sufferer. The Patella sits in a...
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Knee Pain – Part 5 Knee Ligament Injuries

Knee Ligament Injuries What are ligaments and what is their function? As mentioned in the earlier articles the knee joint is a very complex joint and...
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Knee Pain – Part 4 Jumper’s knee

Jumper's Knee What is it? Patella tendinopathy, also known as jumper's knee, is a relatively common condition that causes pain in the anterior (front) aspect of...
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Knee Pain – Part 3 Osgood-Schlatters Disease

What is Osgood-Schlatters Disease? Osgood-Schlatters Disease is actually not a disease at all, it is a condition brought about by repetitive muscular action of the...
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Knee Pain – Part 2 ITB Syndrome

What is the ITB? The Ilio-Tibial Band is a thick fibrous tissue (tendon) coming primarily from the Tensor Fascia Latae and Gluteus Medius muscles in...
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Knee Pain – Part 1 Anterior Knee Pain

The first in our series of blog posts on injuries of the knee.

Tips to stay injury free this winter

Although a lot of us find it harder to get out in the colder months, there’s no reason why your training should suffer due...

Tips to stay injury free this Summer

Once the sun comes out and the brief British summertime appears, there are more people making the most of it by running and exercising...

How to cope with the annoyance of an injury

Injuries can be the bane of any athlete's life, but whilst most of us will face some type of injury over the course of any sporting or fitness endeavour, not all of us cope with them as well as we could. This quick post may help give you hope or at least some ideas towards beating your injury.