What is Iliotibial Band Syndrome?
Iliotibial band syndrome is a condition that commonly presents in runners and typically causes pain at the outer aspect of the knee where the iliotibial band (ITB) crosses the knee joint.
Iliotibial band syndrome describes a condition where the iliotibial band rubs against a bony prominence at the outer aspect of the knee and typically causes inflammation and damage to local tissue. What is the Iliotibial Band (ITB)?
The iliotibial band (ITB) is a long band of ...
We have been getting some fantastic results with our specialised bike-fitting and musculoskeletal bike screening service, and decided to share an example with you all!
Case Study 1:
Gary is a 30 year old graphic designer, who commutes daily on his Giant Roadbike, and completes longer rides on weekends.
He came in for a comprehensive bike fit, as he was experiencing hip and lower back pain both on and off the bike. He had sought some treatment for these issues, but any relief of pain was short l...
After spinal pain, shoulder injuries are the next most prevalent injury seen in private Physiotherapy practice – and even more common in an active, gym going population!
What is rotator cuff tendonitis?
The rotator cuff is a group of muscles which originate from the shoulder blade and attach to the upper arm bone (humerus) via the rotator cuff tendons (figure 1). Collectively, the rotator cuff act to provide stability to the shoulder joint and assist with elevation and rotation movements o...
Neck Pain & Headaches
There are many different types of headaches, and many different causes. The most commonly witnessed types of headache are Tension Headache & Cervicogenic Headache. In both types of headache, symptoms may originate due to dysfunction in the neck and cervical spine (also called cervicogenic headache). Headaches effect a large proportion of the poulation with up to 70% of males, and 80% of females effected by Tension Type Headache alone.
Causes of Tension & Cervic...