Tendinopathy

Let’s take a look at tendinopathy. AKA Tendonitis Tendinopathy is irritation and pain localised in or around a tendon, which is a band of fibrous tissue that connects muscle to bone and transmits the force and action of the muscle. Injury is usually a repetitive strain, or overuse injury; but can also be an acute … Continue reading Tendinopathy

Achilles Tendinopathy

Let’s take a look at achilles tendinopathy. Achilles tendinopathy is a common overuse injury caused by repetitive energy storage and release with excessive compression. This can lead to a sudden injury, or in the worst case, can cause a rupture of the Achilles tendon. In both cases, a lack of flexibility or a stiff Achilles … Continue reading Achilles Tendinopathy

Plantar Fasciitis

Let’s take a look at plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain, accounting for around four out of five cases. The plantar fascia is the thick band of tissue that connects the heel bone with the rest of the foot, forming the arches of the foot, and is essential in … Continue reading Plantar Fasciitis