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.
The patella tendon is a continuation of the quadriceps tendon and has a role in connecting the quadriceps femoris (4 quadriceps muscles at the front of the thigh) to the tibial tuberosity of the shin. The patella tendon has a principle role in transmitting force through the lower limb, particularly in powerful jumping movements.
What are stress fractures? – Blog By Rhian Davies A stress fracture is an overuse injury where there is an overload of stress to the bone resulting in a tiny crack. This occurs when the stress of repetitive loads overwhelms the ability of the bone to repair itself and these cracks begin to occur within […]
Louise represented in the hurling team in the world championship in Dublin this year gives us her insight about concussion. A hot topic at present in the media/ world front as more and more concussions especially in playing sport are coming to the fore and evidence & management/ views are changing to not take this matter […]