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8 Orthopedics article(s) found.

Achilles Tendinopathy and Associated Injuries

Introduction Achilles tendon injuries are a common sight in most sports injury practices. The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body, connecting the powerful calf muscles to the heel bone to give propulsion for running. It also acts as a powerful absorber of the force generated by gravity when the foot strikes the … Continued

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Knee Replacement Patients: Who needs more Intensive physiotherapy?

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My eye was drawn to this article in The Scotsman newspaper the other day. A group of researchers in Scotland are carrying out research which will identify which patients would benefit from further more intensive physiotherapy following knee replacement surgery. Physio2go often sees patients following knee replacement surgery. Our experience with these patients is very … Continued

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Sprained Ankle: Treatment Strategies

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There are many ways to sprain your ankle. Injuries occur in both sporting and non sporting environments. In this article Paul Carter, Specialist Physiotherapist at Physio2go St. Albans, discusses common causes of this injury and effective treatment strategies. In his clinical work, Paul sees injuries caused in a variety of sporting arenas, including football, hockey, tennis … Continued

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Shoulder Pain: Acute Injury and Chronic Conditions

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The shoulder joint has the greatest range of movement of any joint in our body ensuring that our arms and hands get where they need to be to carry out all aspects of our daily lives at home, at work and in our chosen sports and activities. When healthy, the shoulder joint demonstrates an exquisite … Continued

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Knee Replacement Surgery

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As the physically active baby boom generation “ages gracefully”, their joints are showing signs of wear and tear (osteoarthritis). Yet, they are keen to continue active lifestyles in spite of their arthritis. Improved technology and increased availability is leading to more people opting for joint replacement surgery. Barbara Taylor, Specialist Physiotherapist for Physio2go St. Albans … Continued

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Joint Replacement Surgery: Getting the Timing Right

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Mark Adshead Managing Director of Physio2go Ltd. St. Albans joins Mr. Neil Davies Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon of St. Albans City Hospital and Spire Hospital Harpenden exploring factors which may impact on the decision as to when surgery is advisable. Arthritis Many of us may remember smiling when Terry Wogan defined a TOG (Terry’s old geezer) … Continued

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Hip Pain and Hip Replacement Surgery

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As the physically active baby boom generation ages gracefully, their joints are showing signs of wear and tear (osteoarthritis). Improved technology and increased availability is leading to more people opting for joint replacement surgery. Each year over 50,000 people in England and Wales receive new hips, 75% of these are performed because of osteoarthritis. Barbara … Continued

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Adolescent Joint Health: Growing pains explained

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Mark Adshead, Managing Director of Physio2go St. Albans looks at the physical stresses placed on adolescent joints. Mark explores some of the common causes of joint pain in the young athlete and briefly explains some issues in assessment and management. “Growing pains” is a term rarely used by the medical profession; many parents however will … Continued

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