• Dislocated Shoulder Exercises

    The exercises that follow provide a rehabilitation programme for an anterior dislocation shoulder injury. The information is intended as a guide and refers to those people who have dislocated their shoulder for the first time. The rate of progression is dependent upon the healing process, which is affected by the age of the patient. It … Read more

    Ankle Plyometrics

    Background Plyometric drills decrease the reaction time of the nervous system in response to external stimuli. This allows the muscles to contract faster to prevent falling or twisting an ankle. The technique was first used during the 1960s and ’70s by eastern European athletes, who organised hopping and jumping techniques into specific plyometric drills. As … Read more

    ACL Surgery: Hamstring Tendon vs Patella Tendon Grafts

    Hamstring vs. Patella Graft

    Lee Herrington qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1990 from Manchester University, United Kingdom, having previously completed a degree in Human Biology from Loughborough University. In 1996, he was awarded an MSc in Sports Injury and Therapy from Manchester Metropolitan University. Lee is the lead clinician at the Knee-Rehab UK knee rehabilitation clinic and, amongst … Read more

    Physiotherapy Treatment of ACL Injuries (No Surgery)

    Physiotherapy ACL treatment

    Lee Herrington qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1990 from Manchester University, United Kingdom, having previously completed a degree in Human Biology from Loughborough University. In 1996, he was awarded an MSc in Sports Injury and Therapy from Manchester Metropolitan University. Lee is the lead clinician at the Knee-Rehab UK knee rehabilitation clinic and, amongst … Read more

    Wrist Injuries and their Prevention During Snowboarding

    Snowboarding Wrist Injuries

    Dr Mike Langran is the UK ‘s leading authority on snow sports injury and prevention. He is Director of the Scottish Snow Sports Safety Study, an executive committee member of the British Association of Ski Patrollers and both Board member and UK National Secretary of the International Society for Skiing Safety (ISSS). Dr Langran is … Read more

    Sudeck’s Atrophy (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome)

    What is it? Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome (RSDS) is relatively common and has been reported to occur after 5% of all traumatic injuries. It may occur following fractures to the extremities, joint sprains or following surgery. It has also been reported following immobilisation and frostbite. It is thought to be caused by a dysfunction of … Read more

    Ankle Arthroscopy

    What is it? Ankle arthroscopy refers to the technique used by orthopaedic surgeons whereby they insert a very small (2mm diameter) camera into the ankle joint. It is a minimally invasive surgical procedure, commonly known as keyhole surgery, and allows the surgeon to look directly inside the ankle joint to determine exactly what is wrong. … Read more

    How to Relieve Knee Arthritis with a Knee Support

    Do your Knee Joints Suffer with Pain from Arthritis? Arthritis of the knee (also known as Osteoarthritis of the knee) causes joint pain, stiffness, restriction of movement and a creaking noise known as ‘Crepitus’. Knee Arthritis flare-ups can leave you with a painful swollen knee and impaired function. The symptoms of Knee Arthritis can severely … Read more

    Physiotherapy Treatment of Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

    Treatment of Patellofemeoral sydrome

    Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome is a common cause of knee pain when running. Expert Lee Herrington, lead clinician at the Knee-Rehab UK knee rehabilitation clinic, explains the causes and treatment approaches for this knee pain.About Lee Herrington & contact details What is Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome and what causes it? “Pain around the knee cap or ‘Patellofemoral … Read more

    Sports Injury Case Study: Thierry Henry’s Sciatica

    The Injury Thierry Henry was sidelined with Sciatica in late November 2006. Although the cause of Sciatica usually lies in the back, not all sufferers will experience back pain and symptoms can be variable. The problem can manifest as back pain with leg pain, or leg pain only. The Treatment Like most people with Sciatica, … Read more