It's a non specific pain that is felt at the front of the knee. It usually occurs over a period of time. Pain increases when walking up and down stairs, squatting and sitting for long periods. When you are feeling this pain it is important that you stop the activities that have been aggravating the pain and come and see a Myotherapist to help assist with the pain and get back to what you enjoy doing.
Sore hamstrings, swelling or even a 'pop' noise? Hamstring strain usually occurs suddenly due to muscle fatigue, decrease in the range of movement, quick contractions of the muscles and their imbalances.
Morton’s neuroma usually affects the ball of the feet, between the third and fourth toes. Feels like you are standing on a pebble in the shoe or the sock has folded.
It causes sharp, burning pain in the ball of the foot. It may also sting, burn or even feel numb or tingly.
With a Morton’s neuroma the tissue thickens around the nerve going to the toes which is why it can feel sharp, burning, stinging, numbness and tingly sensations.
Wearing of high heels, certain sports or even a foot deformity.
Trochaneric bursitis is an inflammation of the bursa which lies over the bone(femur) at the outer side of the hip.
Commonly the superficial trochanteric bursa is the inflamed bursa. The superficial bursa is located over the greater trochanter of the femur. In severe cases there is a deeper bursa that can become inflamed.
What's a bursa?
A bursa is a small cushioning sac that is situated where tendons pass over the areas of bone around joints.
Causes of Trochanteric Bursitis?
Trochanteric bursitis can be a secondary injury associated with chronic conditions such as:
How to prevent Trochanteric Bursitis?
What causes Shin Splints?
Generally arises from a combination of:
Symptoms of Shin Splints.
Treatment of Shin Splints
A sprained ankle is where ligaments are overstretched.
· Rolling the ankle or
· Unstable ground.
· Popping or cracking sounds
· Bruising, swelling and ankle pain.
May find it difficult to stand and walk on the foot that is sprained. Sometimes it may require that you use crutches, have the foot strapped up or even have the foot placed into a special walking boot to help mobilise the ankle.
· In severe cases a sharp pain maybe felt deep in the ankle joint.
· Compression and
Afterwards strengthening the ankle and calf muscles are important to help with stabilising the ankle to assist in prevention of other sprains.