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My hamstrings hurts near my butt! - Proximal Hamstrings Tendinopathy

Date: December 11, 2017 Author: James Categories: Latest

Proximal Hamstrings tendinopathy - the runners hamstring injury I have written in the past on this blog about hamstrings tendinopathy, an injury common to sprinters and jumping athletes that manifests as pain in the lower part of the hamstring tendon near the knee. We talked here  about the use of eccentric...

Tendinopathy update: Part 3 - neural oriented pain

Date: May 31, 2017 Author: James Categories: Latest

Yet another Tendinopathy update - managing pain by modulating the nervous system!   Tendinopathy is a topic that I seem to have returned to a number of times on this blog. But I do it for good reasons. First, Tendinopathy is a very common problem that brings people into clinic, and if there are so many with...

De Quervain’s - What is it and what can I do about it?

Date: May 12, 2016 Author: James Categories: Latest

  Wrist pain from de Quervain’s tenosynovitis is a common problem in my office. It’s notable from pain across the thumb side of the backhand aspect of the wrist which can extend into the thumb as well. It’s caused by the frictioning of two tendons in that part of the wrist inside a thickened connective...

Plantar Fasciitis - How Can I Treat It?

Date: April 28, 2016 Author: James Categories: Latest

  Plantar fasciitis is a very common complaint at the clinic. It's characterised by pain on the inside and forward portion of the heel which is often worse first few steps in the morning or after a period of inactivity. In the house, it can feel better when  wearing slippers. There are a diverse range of...

Tendinopathy

Date: March 27, 2016 Author: James Categories: Latest

Chronic tendinopathy, an umbrella diagnosis that includes tendinosis (degeneration of the intratendonous tissue), paratendinosis (degeneration of the tissue around the tendon) and tendinosis with paratendinosis, is a very common condition amongst the running set. Research suggests that 52% of runners will...


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