Tag Archives: Injury

Knee Osteoarthritis

Posted on March 5, 2019 by Lynne Dobson in Injuries and Conditions.

Concise Guide! Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type of arthritis in the UK and one of the leading causes of disability. Symptomatic knee OA in people over 60 years affects 10-13% of the population. In one reported year, 25% of people over 55 years may demonstrate persistent episode of knee pain. The incidence of […]

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GTPS

Posted on February 10, 2019 by Lynne Dobson in Injuries and Conditions.

Hip Pain In recent years, lateral hip pain has been termed greater trochanteric pain syndrome (GTPS), but is often called trochanteric bursitis. Epidemiology GTPS is relatively common and affects 10-25 % of the general population, between 40-60 years, and there appears to be a higher prevalence of GTPS in women, and in adults with associated […]

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Skiers Thumb

Posted on January 7, 2019 by Lynne Dobson in Injuries and Conditions.

The winter season has arrived, when all the skiers start practicing their skiing squat position and snow boarders their 180’s in preparation for fun times on the slopes. A story I often chuckle about occurred 10 years ago when my brother-in-law persuaded me to try snowboarding on the Andorra slopes on some compacted ice, due […]

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