Trochanteric Bursitis

Take a look at the ischial bursitis blog post for complimentary information about Bursitis and how to help alleviate the symptoms they bring. So to recap a bursitis is an inflamed and irritated bursa. Reminder: a bursa is a small fluid filled sac naturally designed to reduce friction in between mainly muscles and bones in […]

Ischio-gluteal bursitis

If we divid the word Bursitis into two Bursa – is a small fluid filled sac that reduces friction at certain points in the body (usually between tendon/muscle and bone). Itis – inflammation so put the two together and you have = inflammation of the bursa Essentially this is an irritated bursa. The ‘Ischiogluteal’ bursa […]

Meralgia Paraesthetica

Meralgia Paraesthetica

This is a condition commonly affecting those over 30 years of age and under 60. It also affects men more frequently than women according to some studies.   The condition is caused by a trapped nerve, the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. When this happens sensory changes such as pain, burning, tingling and numbness can occur […]

Who Do You Know That Is Elderly And In Pain?

Who Do You Know That Is Elderly And In Pain?

Pain is a predictor of poor health especially if you are more elderly. It is commonly associated with low levels of physical activity and performance. Those developing pain when older are 4x (400%) more likely to suffer from Anxiety and Depression, as well as social isolation, loss of independence, decreased appetite, poor sleep, Brain decline, […]

Frozen 🥶 Shoulder

This is a very well known condition which can be debilitating for some sufferers. It is also known as Adhesive Capsulitis in the medical profession. A true frozen shoulder will limit the shoulder joint in almost every direction.  It’s rate of incidence is 2% in the 🇬🇧 population. Commonly affecting those aged between 40 to 60. It […]