April 1, 2020

Fat Pad Anatomy

Generalized pain in the front of the knee, also known as anterior knee pain, can have many causes. One cause is impingement of the fat pad. The fat pad is a mass of fatty tissue that lies below the kneecap (patella) and behind the patellar tendon.

Fat Pad...

March 3, 2020

With the run up to the London Marathon I am seeing more and more people complaining of the dreaded runners knee. This is all about the ITB/runners knee syndrome.

The iliotibial band (ITB) runs down the outside of the leg from the side of the pelvis (ilium) to below the...

January 11, 2020

The knee is the largest joint in the body. It is a major weight-bearing joint and is one of the most frequently injured joints in the human body.

Knee pain can have a number of different causes and can be painful and debilitating and although some conditions may require...

November 29, 2019

What is tennis elbow?

Tennis elbow is caused by a strain to tendons in the forearm. The tendons become inflamed where they join the bony part on the outside of your elbow joint. Any activity that involves gripping and twisting of the forearm can cause this type of strai...

October 2, 2019

Another patient coming in for his regular MOT. Here is an example of a lower back manipulation. 

September 22, 2019

Simon, a professional body builder has came in due to a prolapse disc in his lower back. While he was here, he had some stiffness in his neck. This is how I corrected it.

September 11, 2019

A pinched nerve occurs when pressure or force is put on an area of a nerve, causing it to send warning signals to the brain. Pinched nerves are usually caused by a damaged nerve, and symptoms can include pain, numbness, and weakness.

The warning signals sent by a pinche...

August 21, 2019

If you have a condition that causes inflammation, it may help to change your eating habits.

While medication and other treatments are important, many experts say that adopting an anti-inflammatory diet may help, too. If you have, say, rheumatoid arthritis, changing what...