Cancaneal Apophysitis (Sever’s Disease) This is the painful inflammation of a child’s growth plate at the heel and causes heel pain. Normally, this affects children between 8 – 14 years old as their calcaneus (heel bone) is still developing. It is also at a time when children often increase the amount of exercise they do. […]
Knee/ligament injuries within football I recently read the article on the BBC website by Karl Braidwood on the angst of the increased incidence of ligament injuries in the football premier league. Here is a link to the article. It is well written with a good amount of detail and is looking at the opinions of the […]
James’ Knee Arthroscopy My Story I sustained a tear on the inner rim of my medial meniscus. It hurt and made a pop when I landed and gradually I became less able to walk and climb stairs. Dog walking made me sore and grumpy….. Exercising just left me in pain. I had had some regular […]
For those looking to gain more information about nutrition for pre and post exercise have a read here. Brian also breaks it down for body types and the type of exercise you are about to do.
Have a read here about fascia from Jennie Rawlings. It is a good read and it highlights common myths and the more modern views on the robustness of fascia and how a simple ‘rub’ does not break down fascia. Here is another by the brilliant ‘Pain Science‘ writer Paul Ingram. He goes into massive depth […]
I love this post about Experts and Gurus. Written by Todd Hargrove, it talks of the complexity of our bodies. Rather than me rabbit on about what he says. Have a read and make up your own mind. But he does hit the nail on the head by saying… ‘Be careful of the person that […]