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Gluteal Tendinopathy: New study is a LEAP forward!

Gluteal tendinopathy is a common and frequently disabling condition. Research suggest it affects 1 in 4 women over 50 and has similar effects on quality if life as severe hip arthritis. Current management of tendinopathy centres around education and progressive loading exercises but there have been no high quality studies of this approach in gluteal […]

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Insertional tendinopathy and hamstring rehab – free videos!

We’re very pleased to say we’ve teamed up with Nils and the team at Trust Me I’m a Physio to bring you 2 free videos to enjoy! First up we have a brief overview of insertional tendinopathy including a great ultrasound video kindly provided by Peter Gettings. It also touches on using the TendonQ questionnaire […]

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Exercises for Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (AKA ‘Shin Splints’)

It’s easy to talk generally with rehab, ‘strengthen x,y and z’, improve movement control etc but we don’t often expand on what exactly this means. Today’s blog is a brief look at an exercise programme I used recently for a patient with Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome and what my thinking was behind it. The patient, […]

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How to avoid the ‘boom and bust’ cycle

Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on Twitter. Do you always seem to be nursing an injury? Never quite back to 100%? Things go really well until you crash again and you're back to square one? It could be that you're trapped in the boom and bust cycle… […]

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Managing Hamstring Tears – by Richard Norris

Hamstring tears are incredibly common, so common in fact that occasionally us physios get them! Richard Norris knows hamstring injuries inside out, partly because he’s a clinical specialist in lower limb injuries and partly because he recently pulled his hammy! He’s kindly agreed to share his experience with us and link it with some excellent […]

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Managing Ankle Sprains

Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on Twitter. You're running along, minding your own business, when out of nowhere a demonic child on a scooter hurtles towards you. You change direction, shifting to one side but sadly your ankle is planted firmly on the ground and you go […]

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