Achilles

Achilles Injuries

What Are Achilles? The achilles tendon attaches the calf muscle group to the foot, and is a common location of injuries in active individuals. Achilles

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Acl

ACL Injuries

What are ACL Injuries? The ACL is one of the four major ligaments in the knee that provides stability to the joint. An injury to

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Asthma Sufferer with Inhaler

Asthma

What Is Asthma? Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airway. The chronic inflammation is associated with airway ‘hyperresponsiveness’ that leads to episodes of

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Runner with Knee Pain

Bakers Cyst

What is a Baker Cyst? A common cause of posterior knee pain. A Baker’s cyst is a synovial fluid-filled mass found at the back of

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Calf Tears

Calf Tear

What Is A Calf Tear? A calf tear is a muscular condition where there is a pull in the muscle fibres of the muscle in

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT)

Charcot Marie Tooth

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) is the most common hereditary sensorimotor neuropathy, seen in 1 in every 2500 patients. It is disorder that causes damage to the

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Blood Sugar Monitor With Fresh Fruit And A Dumbbell

Diabetes

Diabetes (and pre-diabetes) is a chronic condition which results in increased blood sugar levels (BSL). Diabetes occurs when the body loses its ability to control

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a cluster of symptoms usually involving pain and fatigue. It is thought to be caused by an overactive pain system. The most common

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Man In Pain With A Frozen Shoulder

Frozen Shoulder

What is Frozen Shoulder? Adhesive capsulitis, commonly known as frozen shoulder is a condition that causes severe stiffness, pain and loss of movement. It is

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Heel Fat Pad

Heel Fat Pad

What is it? Fat pad injuries in the heel are often confused for plantar fasciitis. The fat pad sits under the heel bone and is

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Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis

What Is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (or OA, for short) is a chronic condition that affects various joints of the body. In OA, the cartilage that covers

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Sciatica

Sciatica

Sciatica is an old term for a symptom that is now referred to as radicular pain, it often originates in the back but is generally

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Scoliosis

Scoliosis

What Is Scoliosis? Scoliosis is an increased curvature of the spine, there are 5 different types of scoliosis which includes: Idiopathic (cause unknown) scoliosis – this is

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Man With Cam Boot From Stress Fractures

Stress Fractures

What are stress fractures? When we think of fractures, we usually think of a definitive break in the bone, usually associated with a traumatic event

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