Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Runner’s Knee)

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Runner’s Knee) As the running seasons is firmly upon us, many competitors are increasing training time as the marathons and park runs draw closer. One potential downside of all this training could be the onset of Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Runner’s Knee). Runner’s knee mainly affects female runners, due to a the wider […]

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Osteopathy Manchester

So How Come Osteopathy Isn’t Well Known in Manchester Manchester Osteopathy has a profile problem. An awareness issue. Always the bridesmaid, osteopathy is never the bride that is physiotherapy. Or even chiropractic for that matter, both of which seem to have cemented themselves in the public’s consciousness, but both arguably narrower disciplines and less able […]

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hypermobility

hypermobility We’ve all seen those party trickers, the contortionists, the finger benders, the ankle behind the headers, the limboists. Maybe you’re one yourself. It’s kind of fun. Such flexibility is called hypermobility. Advantageous to dancers, musicians, swimmers and party trickers in the early years the fun soon stops if hypermobility isn’t correctly managed as it […]

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Back Pain – The leading cause of disability worldwide?

Back Pain – The leading cause of disability worldwide? No surprise here really and it’s hardly an original piece of trivia – it’s back pain (GlobalBurden of Disease, 2010). There’s nothing trivial about the effects though and if you’re part of the 80% of the population to experience back pain you’ll know very well the impact […]

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