Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow WHO? • Desk workers • Musicians • Sportsman eg. Tennis players!, badminton, water skiers etc. • Gym junkies • Manual laborers e.g carpenters, plasterers etc. WHAT? Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis as it is known medically, is an overuse injury of the forearm muscles and tendon that attach to a bony bump on the outside of the elbow joint, known as the lateral epicondyle. Pain is most often felt at the elbow and forearm muscles but can also extend down into the hand and fingers. It is mostly commonly aggravated by exercises and activities requiring lots of grip strength and/or [...]

Tennis Elbow2016-05-27T13:33:24+08:00

Plantar Fasciitis

WHO? Active/ sporty people; in particular running sports Overweight/ Pregnant Flat footed (over-pronated feet) or excessively high arches   WHAT? Plantar Faciitis is an inflammatory condition that is a common cause of pain at the heel of the foot. The plantar fascia is a connective tissue that helps to support the arch of your foot. It runs along the sole your foot from the bottom of your heel bone up to your toes, and is made up of thick collagen fibres.   WHEN? Inflammation of the plantar fascia can occur from numerous causes, the more common being from overuse and/or poor foot [...]

Plantar Fasciitis2016-04-02T07:05:27+08:00