Athletics injuries

Patellofemoral pain

in Athletics injuries, Knee injuries, Knee pain, Running injuries

Patellofemoral pain is an extremely common and disabling condition that affects both men and women of all ages. Functionally it limits everyday movements and activities such as squats, lunging, walking up stairs and hills. It has been suggested and research concludes that dysfunction between the Vastus Medialis Oblique (VMO) and the Vastus Lateralis is one... MORE

To run barefoot or in training shoes?

in Athletics injuries, Foot Injuries, Running injuries

Introduction Historically athletes were barefoot in the sporting arena and it is only a relatively recent phenomenon for shoes to be worn in competition. In Roman times wrestlers competed barefoot, whilst runners wore little more than thin leather sandals to compete over long distances. More recently several athletes have achieved significant success competing barefoot: Abebe... MORE

Can anyone offer any advice on a Knee Cartilage...

in Athletics injuries, Gymnastics injuries, Knee injuries, Knee pain, Musculoskeletal injuries, Overtraining injuries, Running injuries, Sports injury treatment, Surfing injuries

After 5 years of ‘icing and elevating’, 2 lots of physiotherapy and a failed Arthroscopy I have finally been told that I will be needing a Cartilage Transplant…. I’ve also been told that I have to completely give up dance (which I have done for 15 years), that I won’t be able to surf anymore... MORE

Hip rotation and related problems

in Athletics injuries

Hello, I am a female fitness trainer here in the USA as well as I power lift. 38 yrs old, Currently 127 pounds, 5’6 I have in the past six months changed my dead lift as well as been doing front squats. I have had issues with my right hip in the past prior to... MORE

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