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Runner’s Knee Pain


Knee pain can be one of the disruptive elements of a good run. That dull achy pain in the front of your knee that won’t go away no matter what. Sometimes you can experience the same pain after sitting for long periods, and as time passes, the pain during activity or after long, sedentary…(Read More)

Knee pain is a hugely common presentation whether you are in your 20s, 40s or 60s.  It is common amongst physically fit individuals as well as individuals who aren’t quite as active as others. Many of us know of someone who has had knee surgery whether it is for a knee replacement or…(Read More)

Let’s talk about the one thing most of us don’t think about often when it comes to keeping our bodies active, mobile and pain-free: Our knees. In my opinion, knees tend to be overlooked and something we don’t pay much attention to in our lives (even I’ve been guilty of…(Read More)

Let me tell you a story about Richard… Richard is a 57 year old business owner from Cirencester, who has 2 grandchildren and loves nothing more than exploring the great outdoors with his 3 dogs in his spare time visiting new places – his favourite place is Cirencester Park! In his mid-40’s Richard damaged…(Read More)

Have you ever had that feeling of agony across the front of your shin when exercising? Well this pain is the shin splints and it is important to understand that this is a symptom, not a condition. Shin splints are painful and can be very limiting, causing you to have trouble during exercise. As shin…(Read More)

Osgood Schlatters


Osgood Schlatters, sounds unusual doesn’t it? In fact this is an overuse injury affecting commonly teenagers where only one knee suffers tremendous pain. This is usually due to changes at the bone/tendon junction at the top of the shin bone (tibia) where the tendon from the knee cap attaches to the bone, there…(Read More)

Knee pain, especially at the front of the knee and under the kneecap, is a common condition often called patellofemoral joint pain or anterior knee pain. Put simply it is an irritation of the cartilage on the underside of the patella (kneecap). It typically flares up during or after long runs and other high endurance…(Read More)

Calf Strain


Calf strain is the most common cause of calf pain while other causes of calf pain can include muscle cramp, delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) and referred pain from the lumbar spine. The most common cause of pain in the lower leg however is a strain to the musculotendinous complex of the Gastrocnemius and/or…(Read More)

Knee injuries are a fact of life in any sport but over the past 30-35 years serious knee sprains, usually involving the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), have become an inherent risk of modern Alpine skiing, with more than 70,000 sustained each year by skiers. The ACL is located near the centre of the…(Read More)

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