Lateral Epicondylitis or more commonly known as “Tennis Elbow” is the most common cause of pain in the elbow. It is a tendinopathy which involves the extensor muscles of the forearm which originate from the lateral side of the arm.
Osgood Schlatter’s Disease, or “tibial tuberosity apophysitis”, is a common condition affecting children and teenagers where the bone at the site of the tibial tuberosity growth plate is inflamed.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a painful condition involving the nerve that travels through the wrist to supply the hand and fingers (the median nerve). This nerve is compressed where it passes over the carpal bones through a passage on the palm side of the wrist due to a narrowing of the tunnel, enlargement of the tunnel contents or swelling of the wrist.
In this last part of the blog series, we will explore the treatment options offered by a certified therapists to manage your Lymphoedema. The specific management of your Lymphoedema treatment will vary according to your goals, level of motivation for self-management, and the extent of your condition. Working alongside your Lymphedema therapist, you will collaborate to establish a personalised management plan which you will be required to integrate into your daily routine to optimise the on-going relief of your symptoms.
Part 2 – How is Lymphoedema diagnosed? Blog by Alyaa Mokh’ee (Lymphoedema Physiotherapist) In Part 1 we learnt about our lymphatic system and how it works. In Part 2, we will be exploring how Lymphoedema gets diagnosed. Confirmation of Diagnosis It may be suspected by family, friends, yourself or your medical practitioner as a […]
What is scoliosis? Scoliosis is a condition where there is an abnormal sideways curvature of the spine. Although the spine has natural curves, it should look straight when viewed from the back. In scoliosis, the curves are often described as C or S shaped, as the bones in the spine rotate on themselves. Scoliosis is […]
I have excessive swelling in my legs/arms, I must have lymphoedema!
There are many popular misconceptions that prolonged extensive swelling is always lymphoedema. It is also widely believed that once you develop lymphoedema, that there is nothing you can do to manage the condition.
Luckily, this is simply not true! Read on to find out more!
We all know the importance of exercise after having a baby, but there are many misconceptions about how and when you should start.
The weather is warming up, the days are getting longer and summer is on the horizon. This is the time of year we tend to see people becoming more active and start running.
It is not an uncommon scenario where you have been super strict on the Low FODMAP Diet and still see very little change in your symptoms. The answer may be FODMAP stacking. Read on for a brief overview on what it is.