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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)

Often worse when climbing stairs, running hills or sitting for long periods, PFPS is an irritation or overload of the bone (not the cartilage – it has no sensation), ligaments, and tissue surrounding the knee joint. The pain is often felt around the edges of the kneecap as well as “inside” the..

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What is Achilles Tendinopathy?

What is Achilles Tendinopathy?

The Achilles is formed by the combination of two muscles in the lower leg, the gastrocnemius and soleus, and will attach to the back of the heel. This tendon very important in human movement, it  is thickest and strongest tendon in the human body

In simple words a Tendinopathy is an overuse..

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Welcome to the new age!

Welcome to the new age!

Thank you so much for your patience. It has been such a crazy year for us here at Physio Room.  Our brand new website is now live and we are so excited to share it with you.  Take a look around, check out some of our smiles in the original photography, and you might even notice that some of the..

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What is IT Band Friction Syndrome?

What is IT Band Friction Syndrome?

The IT band (iliotibial band) is a large, thick band of connective tissue that originates at the top of the hip and runs down the lateral side (outside) of the leg and attaches just below the knee joint.

The IT band friction syndrome can be described as irritation and inflammation of the..

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