• How to Get Back into Exercise Following an Injury

    By Katie Knapton, MSCP HCPC founder of PFO. How quickly you can get back into exercise after you have been injured depends on the severity and nature of the injury. If it is a very recent injury the best advice is to protect and optimally loading (so as much pressure/weight as is comfortable), along with ice, compression … Read more

    Top 5 Most Common Dancing Injuries: Prevention & Treatment


    With the popularity of television shows like Strictly Come Dancing and the rise of Zumba classes, more and more people (namely women) are taking to dance. While dancing is excellent for entertainment and fitness, repetitive motions, the demands on certain areas of the body and lack of professional training can lead to injury. Conditions such … Read more

    Achilles Tendinopathy in Depth

    What is Achilles Tendinopathy? Achilles tendinopathy is the term used to describe all of the possible issues with an Achilles tendon including inflammation (tendinitis) or degeneration (tendinopathy). It is now believed that the Achilles tendon is not simply inflamed; instead, the tendon has become thickened and stiffens up. Although this might sound alarming, degeneration (wear … Read more