Monthly Archives: September 2018

Hydrotherapy

Whilst a lot of treatment fads will come and go, today we’re looking at a method of treatment first regarded as beneficial in the days of ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome - Hydrotherapy (aka Aquatic Physiotherapy)! Things evolve and hydrotherapy is now backed by research to help relieve pain and aid recovery for many conditions. [...]

Hip Replacement

Our hips are classed as ‘ball and socket’ joints. They are designed for stability and weight-bearing. The bony surfaces of the hip joint are covered with articular cartilage, a smooth tissue that cushions the ends of the bones and enables them to move easily. When significant damage occurs to the hip joint, it is this [...]

Knee Replacement

Knee replacement surgery was first performed in 1968. Since then, improvements in surgical materials and techniques have greatly increased its effectiveness. If your knee is severely damaged by arthritis or injury, it may be hard for you to perform simple activities, such as walking or climbing stairs. You may even begin to feel pain while [...]

Achilles’ Tendinopathy – A Runner’s Worst Nightmare…

In today’s blog, we are going to talk about a runner’s worst nightmare… Achilles’ tendinopathy (previously known as Achilles’ tendinitis). Yes, this condition generally creeps up on you and has the uncanny ability to cause you pain at the most inconvenient times, like just before a major game or event! Unfortunately, ignoring the pain and [...]