• Hip Labrum Tear Injury Guide

    Hip Labrum Tear

    What is a Hip Labrum Tear? In recent years, advances in the medical knowledge of hip injuries have highlighted the problem of a torn acetabular labrum. This owes much to the pioneering work of Cambridge based orthopaedic surgeon Richard Villar. In the past, it had been said that “the hip was impossible to arthroscope”, because … Read more

    Injury Guide for a Metatarsal Fracture

    Medically reviewed by Katie Knapton, MSCP HCPC on 29th October 2021 What is a Metatarsal Fracture? Metatarsal fractures are the most common traumatic foot injuries. Broken metatarsals have been prominent across all professional sports in the past five years, with several high profile athletes suffering metatarsal fractures. Professional football (soccer) players David Beckham, Wayne Rooney, … Read more

    Prevention & Treatment Of Common Skiing & Snowboard Injuries

    For every 1000 people skiing and snowboarding on the slopes there are typically two or three injuries per day that require medical treatment. The individual risk of injury has been calculated as one injury per 300 days of skiing and snowboarding. Skiers and snowboarders under the age of 18 have an incidence of injury that … Read more

    Frozen Shoulder Treatment & Rehabilitation

    Frozen Shoulder

    What is Frozen Shoulder? Frozen shoulder or ‘adhesive capsulitis’ is a common cause of shoulder pain in people aged between 40 and 60, with women affected more than men. Shoulder specialist Dr Robert Codman first described ‘frozen shoulder’ in 1934, although this painful shoulder condition had frustrated patients and doctors for centuries before this. The … Read more

    Osteitis Pubis Injury & Treatment Guide


    What is a Osteitis Pubis Injury? Osteitis pubis is a painful overuse injury that affects the pelvis and most commonly occurs during kicking activities, ice skating and dance. Running over rough, uneven terrain or slippery surfaces can also lead to the painful condition. It was first described by Legueue and Rochet in 1923. It affects … Read more

    Guide to the Prevention & Treatment of Golfer’s Elbow


    Medically reviewed by Katie Knapton, MSCP HCPC on 29th October 2021 What is Golfer’s Elbow? Golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis) is characterised by pain over the inner elbow, which may radiate down the forearm. Despite the name, golfers elbow does not just affect golfers. In fact, this painful elbow problem is most often associated with work-related … Read more

    Complete Guide to Calf Muscle Strain Injury


    What is a Calf Strain Injury? A calf muscle injury is common in sports. Calf injuries are sometimes known as a ‘pulled calf’. The term ‘pulled muscle’ comes from the description of how the injury takes place. Usually the calf muscle is forcibly stretched beyond its limits and the muscle tissue becomes torn. A tear … Read more

    Using Proprioception to Enhance Rehabilitation

    What is Proprioception? Proprioception refers to the body’s ability to sense movement within joints and joint position. This ability enables us to know where our limbs are in space without having to look. It is important in all everyday movements but especially so in complicated sporting movements, where precise coordination is essential. This coordinated movement … Read more