Runner’s knee is a general term for knee pain felt around the kneecap. Physiotherapists often refer to runner’s knee as “patellofemoral pain”. The patellofemoral joint is composed of the kneecap (patella) and the thigh bone (femur). The patella should fit snugly into a groove on the femur and track smoothly in this groove when the knee […]
One of the most common injuries in sport is the hamstring strain, as these muscles are very susceptible to injury. The hamstrings are a group of muscles on the back of the thigh. The upper part of these muscles attach to the lower part of the pelvis and the lower part attaches just below the […]
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A groin strain results from putting too much stress on muscles in your groin and thigh (mostly commonly the adductor longus muscle is affected). If these muscles are tensed too forcefully or too suddenly, they can get over-stretched or torn. Groin pulls are common in people who play sports that involve a lot of kicking, […]
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Tennis Elbow is an injury to the muscles that extend the wrist and fingers. The site of injury is typically the lateral epicondyle, the bony bump on the outside of the elbow where these muscles attach. Tennis elbow symptoms can be acute (new onset), subacute (lasting more than 6 weeks) or chronic (lasting more than […]
An ankle sprain is one of the most common sporting injuries. This occurs when the ankle ligaments are overstretched. Ankle sprains vary in their severity, from a mild sprain through to severe complete ligament ruptures, avulsion fractures or broken bones.