Knees, Ankles and Hips

Browse through our collection of blog posts on hip, knee and ankle injuries, written by our osteopaths here at Balanced Osteopathy. We do our best to collate the research with our clinical experience to give you useful advice to help you with your pain.

March 26, 2019

Tendinopathy affects approximately 30% of runners and involves a combination of pain, swelling and decreased performance (Li & Hua 2016). Most commonly affected

July 10, 2016

It's been cited that as much as 10% of the population will experience Plantar Fasciitis during their lifetime - 10%! And within what population do we see an even higher percentage? Amongst you runners out there. Plantar Fasciitis, or perhaps more correctly Plantar Fasciopathy (it just doesn't sound as catchy), is something I see very regularly as an Osteopath.

What is plantar fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis is inflammation, or more...

August 5, 2015

Second only to lower back pain, knee pain is probably the thing I see and treat most often. Both acute and chronic knee problems can be quite debilitating and so often stop us from doing the activities we love.. running, cycling, yoga etc

The knee is quite a complex joint, and due to its position it is highly influenced by what's occurring at the hip and the foot/ankle. When the hip stabilisers aren't doing their job properly...

March 3, 2015

 

Almost every day I speak to at least one patient about using their glutes correctly! Lets get this clear, I am not an expert on how to achieve the J-Lo derriere or balance a champagne glass on your rear end #breaktheinternet - what I do know is how important these muscles are at keeping your pelvis stable and how often they are implicated in lower limb injuries such as

 

  • hip pain

  • lower back pain

  • medial knee pain

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