• Knee Injury Rehabilitation Guide

    The current thoughts on ACL rehabilitation are based on the so-called accelerated programme, first used in the early nineties by American surgeon Donald Shelbourne. Shelbourne and his colleagues astutely noticed that those patients who did not adhere to the ‘softly softly’ program used then, actually got better more quickly than those who did and, furthermore, … 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

    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

    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

    How to Treat Sprains, Strains & Bruises

    Sports Injury Treatment The most common sports injuries are bruises, muscle strains and ligament sprains. This sports injury treatment guide is intended to provide information to help the injured recreational athlete understand the first of three stages in the process of healing sports injuries – inflammation – and the treatments available to minimise the time … Read more

    How to Tape your Knees like Rafael Nadal

    Do you suffer from knee pain due to Patella Tendonitis? Champion Rafael Nadal has been plagued by Patella Tendonitis in the past and gets relief by using a Patella Tendon taping technique. How can Patella Tendon taping help Patella Tendonitis? Patella Tendon taping applies a compression force to the tendon which reduces its girth. This … Read more

    Thermal Shrinkage for the Treatment of ACL Injuries

    Simon Roberts is a Consultant Orthopaedic and Sports Injury Surgeon. Mr Roberts’ caseload consists entirely of sports injuries and trauma, although he doesn’t do routine joint replacement surgery. The majority of his work is minimally invasive surgery of the knee, shoulder and ankle for problems of joint instability, ligament and cartilage problems and joint surface … Read more

    Osteochondritis Dissecans AKA: OCD

    Knee Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and can be found in many joints, but the knee is commonly affected. Osteoarthritis involves the wear and tear of the whole joint, including the articular cartilage, subchondral bone and joint capsule. The cartilage at the ends of the bones becomes worn and then abnormal … Read more