Hip Bursitis

Hip bursitis / intertrochanteric bursitis Have you taken a hiatus from running, come back and felt a niggle around your hip area? Or do you play soccer, rugby or oztag, adopted a new technique or training regime, then adopted a poorly localised hip pain? You’re not sure if it is your hip, yet it’s a […]

Supraspinatous tendinopathy/tendinosis

Supraspinatus tendinosis Recreational or professional athlete, there is always a chance that we may have overexerted ourselves after one training session or a long weeks’ worth of training. Or perhaps, we took a long break from regular gym regimes and we jumped back straight into heavy overhead lifting. Being overzealous with exercise, overhead lifting or […]

Suffering low back pain? It can be treated.

Back pain affects 80% of the population at some point throughout life, however most people are unaware of the cause of their back pain and what they can do about it. Low back pain makes up the majority of this populous. Low back pain can be distinguished into three categories, the first being serious and specific […]

What is a disc bulge, and how can it be treated?

What are discs? Discs are soft, rubbery pads found between the hard bones (vertebrae) that make up the spinal column. The spinal canal is a hollow space in the middle of the spinal column that contains the spinal cord and nerve roots. The discs between the vertebrae allow the back to flex or bend and […]

Do you have Tennis Elbow?

If so, looking at joint function is essential! Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis is a condition in which the outer part of the elbow becomes sore and tender, as a result of acute or chronic inflammation of the tendons that join the forearm muscles on the outside of the elbow (lateral epicondyle). The forearm muscles […]