Author Archive | Tom Goom

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Is central sensitisation a feature in tendinopathy?

We’ve had some great questions following our free video series on achilles tendinopathy. There’s been discussion of the role the kinetic chain plays on Twitter (thread available HERE) and a cracking question on Facebook; Is central sensitisation a feature of tendinopathy? In today’s blog we’ll try to answer this with some help from our Facebook Live […]

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What’s the key treatment for runners with patellofemoral pain?

Patellofemoral pain (PFP) is recognised to be a multifactorial condition with multiple potential causes and a host of treatment options. This can leave both clinicians and runners confused and unsure about what treatment path to take. Do we use education, activity modification, rehab exercises, gait re-training or all of the above!? Do we tape, massage […]

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Exercise selection for Plantar Fasciopathy (AKA plantar fasciitis)

For many years the focus for treating Plantar Fasciopathy (a more up-to-date term for plantar fasciitis) has been to stretch the calf as much as possible. I remember the standard handout we used to give out many years ago, way back when I was a Junior Physio in the NHS, that had nothing but stretches […]

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Neuromuscular Adaptations During Walking Gait in Individuals with Knee OA – by Anthony Teoli

Today we have a guest blog from physio and researcher Anthony Teoli covering a common problem we see a lot in clinic; osteoarthritis of the knee. Anthony graduated from McGill University with a Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy and currently works as a physiotherapist in a private physiotherapy clinic in Montreal. He is also […]

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Free video series – how to get great results with achilles tendinopathy in runners

Achilles tendinopathy is a common condition that can have a big impact on a runner’s life and be challenging to manage. As health professionals we all want the best for our patients but it can be hard to see progression for athletes and difficult for them to return to their training targets. We’ve teamed up with […]

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Person centred care for runners – free FULL webinar!

The more I work with runners the more I realise that their story, their experience and their lifestyle are often key factors in managing their injury. It’s important that we really listen to athletes, understand why sport is so important to them and deliver person centred care. But what does ‘person centred care’ actually mean?! […]

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