Sciatica   WHO? Persons with acute or chronic lower back pain and/or hip issues Active persons with chronic muscular tightness Elderly, with normal age related changes to the body Desk workers & persons with chronic poor posture   WHAT? Sciatica is a condition that refers to pain felt along the back of the thigh and lower leg, which normally originates from the lower back.  The pain generally occurs along the sciatic nerve itself, which is the largest nerve in the body, and runs from the lower part of the spine, travelling along the back of the leg into the outer portion of the [...]


Achilles Tendon Injury

WHO? Running sports Jumping sports Professional athletes Weekend warriors WHAT? The Achilles tendon, is a thick band of tissue that joins the gastrocnemius and soleus (calf muscles) to the calcaneus (heel bone). An Achilles tendon injury is usually caused by tendonitis, an over use injury of the Achilles tendon where repetitive running and jumping is involved. WHEN? When the Achilles tendon is repetitively stressed, micro tears can appear within the tendon. Over time, these tears weaken the tendon and can lead to a larger tear or complete rupture. HOW? When an Achilles tendon injury occurs it usually causes pain and inflammation of the tendon [...]

Achilles Tendon Injury2015-10-06T15:08:41+08:00