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Our USP

Posted on October 22, 2019 by Lynne Dobson in Injuries and Conditions.

OUR UNIQUE SELLING POINT? What do we offer which is unique to other similar services? Neil Liffen combines his working week working as a specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapist and as a diagnostic musculoskeletal sonographer. He performs in excess of 5000 diagnostic examinations per year in radiology departments at several NHS and private hospitals. At ECP, he […]

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Calcific Tendonitis

Posted on October 3, 2019 by Lynne Dobson in Injuries and Conditions.

Calcific tendonitis (CT) refers to a deposit of calcium (bone) in a tendon. Commonly, CT is associated with the rotator cuff (tendons at the shoulder), but is not uncommon in the Achilles (heel), Patella (knee) and Gluteal (lateral hip) tendons. The literature describes two types of CT; degenerative and reactive calcification. Degenerative calcification appears to […]

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Patella Tendinitis

Posted on August 27, 2019 by Lynne Dobson in Injuries and Conditions.

Pain at the front of your knee or anterior knee pain, commonly affects people of all ages and abilities. Your pain maybe caused by patella tendinitis, also known as jumpers knee, or patella tendinopathy. The patella tendon attaches your knee cap (patella) to your shinbone (tibia). Frequently, patella tendinitis (PT) is associated with athletes, in […]

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Tendinopathy

Posted on March 19, 2019 by Lynne Dobson in Injuries and Conditions.

Have you been told you have Tendinopathy? Tendinopathy, is an umbrella term to encompass different tendon disorders. Tendinopathy, also known as tendinitis or tendinosis, is a type of tendon disorder that results in pain, swelling, and impaired function. Extracorporeal shockwave therapy is excellent tool for tendinopathy treatment, check out our ESWT page for further information. […]

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Tennis Elbow

Posted on November 12, 2018 by Lynne Dobson in Injuries and Conditions.

Neil Liffen, Director of East Coast Physio, discusses a common soft tissue injury to the elbow. It is a misconception that to have tennis elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis, you have to play tennis! Tennis elbow is a common musculoskeletal condition and it’s estimated that as many as one in three people have tennis elbow […]

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Heel Pain – Plantar Fasciitis

Posted on September 15, 2018 by Lynne Dobson in Injuries and Conditions.

This month, Neil Liffen, director of East Coast Physio Ltd (ECP) discusses plantar fasciitis (PF), which is one of the most common conditions affecting the foot. Plantar fasciitis may be confused with ‘policeman’s heel’ but they are different. Policeman’s heel is called plantar calcaneal bursitis – inflammation of the sack of fluid (bursa) under the […]

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