Patellofemoral pain (PFP) is a common condition that is characterised by mild to moderate discomfort around the knee cap, which can worsened with activity.It can cause pain for just a few weeks, right up to multiple years, and, at times, can be difficult to treat
Plantar Fasciitis (PF), also known as Plantar Fasciopathy or plantar heel pain, is a painful and sometimes chronic condition that is characterised by pain in the origin of the plantar fascia (see picture below), and undesired changes in the tissue on MRI an/or Ultrasound.
Anterior shin pain refers to any pain experienced at the front of the shin area (see image below). It is most often experienced during exercise, especially during running.
With the AFL season fast approaching, what better time to talk about how an Osteopath at the Melbourne Osteopathy Sports Injury Centre can assess, treat, manage, rehabilitate and advise an Australian Rules football athlete. In addition, we will also take a look at how training emphasis and structure can change throughout the season.
Osteopathy is a system of therapy that focuses on all the contributing factors related to an injury. It incorporates a wide variety of both passive and active treatment techniques, along with rehabilitation, ergonomic advice and aftercare. For someone who has not seen an Osteopath,
Shin Splints or Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS) is a common injury that affects runners of all ages and levels. Lets take a closer look at how you can recognise and best manage MTSS: