Friday, 06 September 2019
What is Achilles Tendinopathy? Achilles tendinopathy is commonly known as Achilles tendonitis. It is a condition that causes pain, swelling, stiffness, and weakness of the Achilles tendon that joins your heel bone to your calf muscles. It is thought to be caused by repeated tiny injuries to the Achilles tendon. After each injury, the tendon
Saturday, 29 June 2019
Orthosports Medical Center patient Usman Mohammed suffered a knee injury specifically lateral cruciate ligament. He’s undergone platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy.
Thursday, 20 June 2019
A patient who suffered from a complex tear in his lateral meniscus has undergone an Arthroscopic meniscus repair by Doctor Mohamed Abou Koutah from the Orthosports team.
Sunday, 09 June 2019
What is a Whiplash Neck Disorder a.k.a. Whiplash Associated Disorder (WAD)? Whiplash associated disorder (WAD) is a term used to describe a group of symptoms caused by a sudden and often rapid movement of the neck. Research has shown that improving understanding and early movement can significantly improve your symptoms. What causes a Whiplash Associated
Saturday, 08 June 2019
What is Scoliosis? The term scoliosis comes from the Greek word ‘skolios’ which means “curved”, “crooked” or “twisted”. The spine has normal curves in an anterior-posterior direction, but a curve in a lateral direction is considered abnormal. A normal spine has a curvature of lordosis in the cervical and lumbar regions, and kyphosis in the
Wednesday, 05 June 2019
What is tennis elbow? Tennis Elbow is also known as lateral epicondylalgia, as the pain is felt around the lateral epicondyle – the outer aspect of the elbow. Inflammation occurs where the forearm muscles attach to the bony part of the elbow. It is usually caused by repetitive movements or actions – not only tennis!
Monday, 13 May 2019
What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is a condition which causes pain into the heel and sole of the foot. It can affect one foot or both at the same or varying times. The plantar fascia is a thick ligament-like structure which supports the bottom of our feet. A one-off injury or repetitive overload can
Tuesday, 11 December 2018
Want to know what is common between a sprained ankle, a sore muscle and an ACL tear? All of these should ideally be examined by an orthopaedic doctor. However, the internet today has made it so convenient to look up your diagnosis online, leading to the tendency to self-medicate, rather than seek professional help. Here