Tag Archives: Repetitive Strain Injury

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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De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

Posted on May 20, 2019 by Lynne Dobson in Injuries and Conditions.

Wrist pain – De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis (DQT) is a painful condition in the first dorsal wrist extensor compartment. In this compartment, there is abductor pollicis longus and extensor pollicis brevis tendons. Normally, these two tendons slide smoothly through a fibrous sheath (i.e. a small tunnel, sometimes known as a pulley) that binds […]

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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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Wrist Anatomy and Tenosynovitis

Posted on October 25, 2018 by Lynne Dobson in Injuries and Conditions.

This time, Neil Liffen, director of East Coast Physio Ltd (ECP) discusses the wrist anatomy with particular emphasis on the back of the hand and common sites of tenosynovitis. In completing a BSc Physiotherapy and MSc Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Neil has always been fascinated by the human anatomy and learning ligaments, tendons, muscles etc. An […]

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