Greater trochanteric bursitis

Introduction Greater trochanteric bursitis isn’t technically a hip problem because it doesn’t involve the joint, as would arthritis, loose bodies, labral tears or other issues that can affect the joint proper. Instead, greater trochanteric bursitis, known as, lateral hip pain or trochanteric bursitis, involves the small, jelly-like sacs called bursa. They become irritated and inflamed, […]

Plantar fasciitis

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Introduction Plantar fasciitis is a common and debilitating condition. This is one of the most common form of foot pain for the general population. It has been reported that up to 20 % of the population within the UK will suffer from symptoms of plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis causes pain in the bottom of the […]

Shoulder pain

Shoulder pain The shoulder joint is one of the most mobile joint in the body, at the expense of stability. The shoulder joint (glenohumeral joint) is a ball and socket joint between the scapula and the humerus. It is the major joint connecting the upper limb to the trunk. The glenohumeral joint lets the shoulder […]

Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow

Introduction Tennis elbow is an inflammation of the tendons that join the muscles of the forearm to the outside of the elbow. It often occurs due to overusing the forearm muscles and tendons and those around the elbow joint. Tennis elbow is also known as lateral elbow pain or lateral epicondylitis and is not necessarily […]

Achilles Tendinopathy

achilles tendinopathy

What is Achilles Tendinopathy? Achilles Tendinopathy is a condition that causes pain in the Achilles tendon that joins your heel bone to your calf muscles. It is a relatively common soft tissue injury and affects people of all ages, both athletes and non-athletes. What cause Achilles Tendinopathy? Sometimes it may start after an injury or […]