Posterior Tibialis Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)

Posterior Tibialis Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)

Tibialis posterior tendinopathy is an over-use injury or dysfunction of the tendon of same name. The muscle itself originates from the top of the tibia and the top of the fibula, both in a posterior or rear position. It inserts into the medial part of the foot at the...
What is Lumbar Radiculopathy?

What is Lumbar Radiculopathy?

Lumbar Radiculopathy is the medical term for lower back pain and is one of the most common reasons that a person will consult a medical practitioner (Berry et al. 2019). Up to 40% of these people may also experience pain that travels down their leg. Why do you feel...
Groin Strain to the Adductor Muscles

Groin Strain to the Adductor Muscles

Groin strain is “an injury to the musculo-tendinous junction of the adductors in the muscle itself or at its insertion at the pubic junction/symphysis”.⁶ That definition is quite a mouthful, but this article will attempt to clarify what the condition means...
Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (GTPS)

Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (GTPS)

Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (GTPS) is a clinical diagnosis for pain on the side of the hip, with possible causes including: trochanteric bursitis (swollen structure near the tendon) associated with tendinopathy (problematic tendon)¹ ² ³ tendinopathy of two of...