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  • Osgood-Schlatter Disease

    Osgood-Schlatter disease is a common knee problem that is specific to kids and growing bodies.  The pain is felt at the front of the knee just under the knee cap.  There is often a prominent bump which is painful to touch.  Running, kneeling  and jumping activity normally aggravate the pain. Osgood-Schlatter is one of several […]

  • Exercise and Aging

    Most of us want to live a long and healthy life and maintain our independence until the day we die.   I have met several inspiring eighty and ninety year old patients who continue to have a sparkle in their eye and are enjoying their life.  There are common features in this unfortunately small group […]

  • What is Normal for My Age?

    XRays and Scans -What findings are part of the Normal Aging Process?  Throughout our normal working day as Physiotherapists, patients often bring in X-Rays, CT scans and MRI’s of their particular problem. Trying to work out the relevance of these scans is often tricky. Is it normal aging or relevant to the current problem? Even […]

  • Exercise New Year Resolutions

    Don’t Let Injuries Prevent You Doing More Exercise this Year. by Physiotherapist, Mark Nagel We all do it. January the first comes around and we make a list of what we want to achieve for the following year. Whilst the list can be long or short, philosophical or practical, most lists include some form of ‘I […]