September 1, 2018

Chiropodists or Podiatrists?

What’s the difference?            Whilst Podiatrists and Chiropodists treat similar things and are professionally recognised, Podiatrists have more in-depth training and so can treat in a broader way, especially for high risk feet. The titles of Podiatrists and Chiropodists are protected by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), which is […]

Knees, Podiatry, Sports therapy
October 6, 2017

Treating ballet dancers

Rob Footitt Given the demands of speed and agility, ballet dancing should be considered an athletic activity. Dancers certainly require the same levels of strength, endurance, psychological readiness and aerobic capacity as high-level athletes. As with any athletic activity, injuries are common in dancers. Whilst there are similarities between dancers and other athletes, there are […]

Knees, Recovery and Performance, Sports therapy, Training
November 13, 2014

Knee Arthritis

Knee Pain: An Osteopathic Perspective   ‘Knee Arthritis’   This is the second blog in knee pain series focusing on arthritis of the knee. ‘Arthritis’ is the usual title given to knee pain and stiffness for people over fifty, but exactly what this problematic ‘arthritis’ is, is often overlooked by many people!   ‘Arthritis’ is […]

Knees, Muscle and Mind
October 13, 2014

Knee pain : Osteopathy asks What, Why and How

Knee pain: What is going on in there?   Knee pain is very commonly seen in osteopathy clinics. Every year around one in four people report pain and discomfort, stiffness and limitations in activity. And that’s only the people who ask for help! Clinic on the Green’s Osteopaths have written this to help you understand what […]

Core strength, Knees, Muscle and Mind