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What is Knee Bursitis?

December 3, 2015

Ryan Carmody Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic What is Knee Bursitis? I have had a recent influx of patients suffering with knee bursitis. So, I thought it was about time I wrote a blog and what better way to choose a blog than current problems we are seeing. Knee bursitis can cause pain above, on […]

Game-Ready-Cold-Therapy-System

November 8, 2015

The Game-Ready-System combines Intermittent Compression with Circumferential Cold-Therapy in one fully adjustable, easy-to-use, and adjustable application. RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) has long been used to treat acute and chronic injury and to assist in the recovery and rehabilitation after Orthopaedic surgery. Developed by scientists and doctors using proprietary NASA space suit technology, the Game-Ready-System simultaneously delivers both adjustable Cold-Therapy […]

Ice or Heat following Injury?

September 24, 2015

Using ice or heat following an injury and on painful areas of the body has been the topic of much discussion for years. We see various acronyms being awarded to injury management such as P.R.I.C.E (protection, rest, ice compressions and elevation, however, I have not found any stable evidence-based guidelines that have enabled an accurate, […]

Advice for New Runners

September 22, 2015

Thinking of starting to exercise? Seen runners out there and thought, that’s what I really need to be doing? Well before you head down to the Sweatshop at Xscape and purchase your skins and new balance trainers, let me give you some facts and advice. Research suggests injury rates in novice runners is between 30% and […]

Nerve Tension – Is it Causing Your Hamstring or Calf Pain?

August 27, 2015

A common complaint among runners, athletes, and humans in general is back of the thigh and calf pain and tightness that does not resolve with rest and stretching. Deep tissue massage to the areas, specific strength training, ice, and anti inflammatory medication may help but the issues do not fully resolve. The symptoms may or […]

Big Toe Pain and Runners

May 6, 2015

As the spring weather shifted, runners were getting more noticeable out on the streets and were itching to “Just RUN!”. With this increase in activity after a few treadmill months during the winter, it is common to see even the most avid runner go through some aches and pains until they get accustomed to running […]

Tennis Elbow: what is it and how to prevent it

January 21, 2015

Tennis elbow is a condition that is the root cause of pain around the outside of the elbow. It’s clinically known as lateral epicondylitis, something which often occurs after particular overuse of the tendons and muscles in the forearm, located near the elbow joint. Though it’s most near the elbow in which pain is felt, […]

Whiplash

September 9, 2014

Do you have whiplash? or acute neck pain? Below you can find some information and top tips to try help with your issue. Keep your head up at all times. If you allow the head to droop or sit forward, especially when reading or working at a desk, further strain can be placed on already […]

Sports Injuries

July 9, 2014

Over the last 6 years working in Professional Football and now Professional Rugby, Sports injuries have been our focus and specialist subject. The nature of the sports injury varies greatly depending on the nature of the sport, the build of the sportsperson and the mechanism of the injury. Some can be from a specific injury […]

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Shin Splints

May 21, 2014

Shin splints is something that I have seen an awful lot of lately and I do not think its a coincidence that the running season has just got under way for most people. This condition is one of the runner’s biggest injury concerns, shin splints can wreak havoc on training and competition. Though typically associated […]