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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Adventures with running injuries…a bit of fun!

A little later… At the hospital….   Trying to convince his wife he’s ok to run again after special “leg fixy” surgery…   I hope no one find this series offensive, feel free to comment if you do! It’s not poking fun at people with genuine injuries but at us runners and our desperation to […]

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