Achilles Tendon Pain-Achilles Tendinopathy

By |2020-11-03T13:41:17+00:00November 3rd, 2020|Blog|

Achilles Tendon Pain   Why do tendons cause pain? Tendons transfer load from our muscles to bone. If we put too much load through a tendon and do this frequently then the amount of tissue breakdown starts to surpass the tissue synthesis. The structure of the tendon then starts to change and it can [...]

Common running injuries: Illiotibial Band Syndrome

By |2020-10-26T11:58:43+00:00October 26th, 2020|Blog|

Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS) Most common cause of lateral knee pain in runners A sharp pain, with an increasing tightness on running Noble et al 1980 found 84% of ITB was related to training error Athletes often complain of pain with Stairs, Squats and Running. Who gets ITBS? Predominantly runners who have changed their [...]