Knees

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

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

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