I've been dealing with a really stubborn case of patella tendinopathy recently.
It's sometimes very difficult to de-load a pathological tendon in patients who have manual jobs or who have to maintain a level of physical activity for health reasons (those of you who are just too stubborn to rest properly, you've only got yourselves to blame!)
I think taping can be a very good option with physiotherapy for those in this category. This is a particular method which I use whic
Lower back pain. The dreaded words that are unfortunately all too common in the UK population. In the United Kingdom alone, 100 million work days are lost each year due to lower back pain (Croft P et al, 1993). Up to 70% of the population will encounter non-specific lower back pain at some point in their lives (Hoy et al., 2014) Keep moving People are often afraid of moving when they hurt their back because they are worried they'll do more damage. Pain does not necessarily me
Having been in the fitness industry for the past 9 years I’ve seen many fitness trends come and go. In the present day social media platforms expose these trends far more so than ever before… A new trend in Bikini Fitness caught my eye a couple of years ago and in 2016 I had set my objective to compete in one. This objective was going to challenge me personally; self-confidence for me was always going to be my biggest hurdle. The question I was constantly asking myself was