Sports Injuries

604, 2019

Patella tendon injury

By |April 6th, 2019|Osteopathy, Sports Injuries|

 

Patella tendon injuries, also known as “jumper’s knee”, can be variously termed, tendinitis, tendinopathy or tendinosis.

Patella tendon injury is a potentially troubling condition that involves pain in an area just below and around the kneecap. It is particularly prevalent in the relatively young (15-30 years old) and those involved in sport such as basketball, volleyball, […]

101, 2016

Bone or muscle?

By |January 1st, 2016|Osteopathic Technique, Osteopathy, Sports Injuries|

Patients often ask if their problem is one of bone or muscle. The meaning here is whether the treatment should be directed at one or other body structure. The answer is usually that it is both, to treat one without reference to the other can result in less than optimal outcomes.

Bony problems result in ligament […]