Femoro-acetabular Impingement (FAI)

I’m quite excited about this!….this is our first post from a Physio Guest Blogger on RunningPhysio. Ultramarathon runner, Physio and all round legend Andy “Coomba” Coombs has written us an excellent piece on Femoro-acetabular Impingement! Over to you Andy…. FAI appears to be receiving a great deal of attention at present which is probably, in […]

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Jeepers! What have you done? (A personal post on tib post)

In my recent piece on Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction I mentioned Carol (AKA Jeepers on the RW forum) and her problems with this. She's very kindly agreed to give RunningPhysio her story, in the hope it might be helpful to others. Even if you've never heard of PTTD it's a heartening story to read, to […]

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Acute injury management – do no HARM?

It seems medical folk love a good acronym! We’ve had 3 already in managing acute injury. First we had RICE, then PRICE and then POLICE. I wonder if they just think up the word then fit the advice into it!? What’s next Mobilisation Avoid NSAIDs Load Optimally Vertically Elevate? I can see it now on […]

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Shin Pain – Part 3 Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

So we’ve covered bony pain and compartment syndrome next up is tendinopathy. The most likely to cause shin pain is Tibialis Posterior Tendinopathy, often termed Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction so we’ll call it PTTD for short. There is also Peroneal Tendinopathy, it’s much less common so I might cover it in a later blog if […]

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