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Achilles Tendon Pain – Is it holding you back?

Anatomy and Function of the Achilles Tendon Achilles tendinopathy pain is a result of inflammation in the lower leg. The tendon, itslef is located between your calf muscle and heel bone. Achilles tendinopathy is a type of tendon disorder that results in pain, swelling and impaired function. Pain may be experienced, at the mid-portion of […]

When Should I Start Physio?

Here at the clinic we often get people contacting us asking when should I start physio after injury or when in pain. They often say: ‘’My pain is achy, sharp or dull’’ ‘’I can’t pinpoint it!’’ ‘’It started ages ago when I was…..’’ ‘’My pain is constant or it comes and goes with certain movements’’’ […]

5 Common Running Injuries

5 Common Running Injuries Athletes get weeks out from a Marathon Achilles Tendon Pain Plantar Heel Pain Hamstring Strain Runner’s Knee Iliotibial Band Syndrome Running is an easy and enjoyable form of exercise so it is no surprise that so many people like to run as part of their fitness regime.Unfortunately, running injuries are very […]