Biceps Femoris Tendinopathy (distal)

Biceps Femoris Tendinopathy (distal)

Tendinopathy occurs when there has been excessive loading of a tendon; generally for a prolonged period of time in runners. With Biceps Femoris Tendinopathy at the distal (knee end) of the muscle-  this injury generally develops due to an excessive increase in long...
How to improve bone density

How to improve bone density

I have been told my bone density is low – what can I do to help?   Include calcium in your diet Recommended levels for adults is 1000Mg of calcium per day. Good sources of calcium include dairy products, almonds, broccoli, kale, and soy products such as...
Bone stress in runners – some of the culprits

Bone stress in runners – some of the culprits

As a health professional who treats many runners, I am very concerned by the number of clients presenting to me with bone stress issues.     Certainly females strongly outweigh males with this issue. However it is not only isolated to the chicks.   It...
Fear and Orthopaedic Surgery

Fear and Orthopaedic Surgery

Fear. It’s a strong word. Orthopaedic surgery. It’s a big deal.     Together they can be a viscous bundle, but one I have seen again and again.   When we think of surgery, it’s hard not to think about the worst case scenarios. Perhaps you start to worry...