How to treat a soft-tissue injury, sprain or strain
Sprains, strains and other soft-tissue injuries can be painful, frustrating and sometimes hard to shake off. Find out the best way to effectively treat your injury here.
Five steps for managing a painful or injured joint
You use most of the joints in your body every single day, so when they become acutely painful it can be a real problem that impacts on your day to day life.
Fuel your body with a balanced diet
Eating a balanced diet and maintaining a healthy weight will help you to feel your best. It is especially important if you are recovering from an injury, are training hard or if you are managing a long-term condition or complaint.
Anterior knee pain
Pain at the front of the knee is a common problem experienced by around 25% of the population at some point in life. Clinicians and physiotherapists call this anterior knee pain, or patellofemoral pain.
Achilles tendon pain
The achilles tendon is the large band of tissue at the back of your ankle and heel. Achilles tendonitis or tendinopathy is when this tendon becomes inflamed, causing pain and discomfort.
Neck pain and stiffness is a common complaint and can occur for a variety of different reasons. It can feel painful and uncomfortable because there are so many different muscles, ligaments, joints and nerve ends within your neck.
Osteoarthritis of the knee
Osteoarthritis of the knee is a long-term condition causing the cartilage in the knee to gradually wear away. This is a normal part of the ageing process known as degeneration.
Shoulder pain and stiffness can occur for many different reasons, but it is usually a result of the muscles surrounding the shoulder becoming irritated and inflamed. Symptoms may be related to posture, or there could be an underlying condition, such as shoulder impingement or frozen shoulder.