Quadriceps muscle strain (tear)

A Quadriceps muscle stain is a tear of one of the four thigh muscles. Pulling feeling over the quads or a sharp sting as if someone shot you in the front of the thigh. Quad muscle strain: Vastus Medialis, Vastus Lateralis, Vastus Intermedius, Rectus Femoris muscle. Hence the phrase 'pulled quad'.

By |2024-04-04T10:06:47+02:002024-03-10|Legs|

Iliotibial band (ITB syndrome)

Overuse of this ITB tendon can cause iliotibial band syndrome. The iliotibial band becomes painful at the outside of the thigh and knee, due to friction. ITB Syndrome due to bio-mechanical abnormalities

By |2024-03-10T18:26:04+02:002024-02-22|Knee, Legs|

Knee Meniscus Tear

Meniscus tear: These tears are caused by the two bones hooking on a part of the cartilage, then shearing it off its normal position. Here's some Physio advice

By |2024-02-18T14:46:50+02:002024-02-19|Knee, Legs|

Knee Tendinitis (Tendonitis/ Tendinopathy)

Knee Tendinitis is an inflammation or irritation of a patellar tendon. These knee tendon injuries include infra-patella tendinitis & supra-patella tendinitis. Tendons are the extension of the muscle and attaches the muscle to the bone. Overuse & overload on the tendons that run above and below your kneecap gets irritated, inflamed, swollen and painful.

By |2024-02-15T05:29:38+02:002024-02-16|Knee, Legs|

Compartment syndrome

The muscles in the in the limbs are contained within compartments comprised of connective tissue and bone. Increase in pressure within one of these, is known as compartment syndrome.

By |2024-01-26T21:56:59+02:002024-02-08|Legs|
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