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Kinesiology Taping Technique For Anterior Knee Pain

Kinesiology Taping Technique For Anterior Knee Pain

I use this taping technique often for patients with pain over the front of their knees e.g. patellofemoral syndrome, osteoarthritis and Osgood-Schlatters. What you need: Kinesiology tape Scissors DO NOT USE TAPE IF YOU ARE ALLERGIC TO PLASTERS!     Let me know if you have any questions. Best wishes Maryke

This 20 minute warm-up programme reduces injuries in young female football players – Use it!

This 20 minute warm-up programme reduces injuries in young female football players – Use it!

I am often amazed and flabbergasted at the lack of attention coaches and players of amateur football teams give to warm-up drills. Football is the most popular sport in the world and the incidence rate of outdoor soccer injuries is among the highest of all sports injuries. Women in particular are at a greater riskRead more about This 20 minute warm-up programme reduces injuries in young female football players – Use it![…]

Knee injuries in children – what are the risk factors?

Knee injuries in children – what are the risk factors?

The dark cloud of the obesity crisis that currently hangs over our heads has meant that the focus has very much shifted to getting our children to be more active during school hours. This has also led to an increasing number of kids reporting injuries. In Denmark, 25% of all injuries in children and adolescentsRead more about Knee injuries in children – what are the risk factors?[…]

Torn ACL? Guarantee best recovery with these pre-op exercises for anterior cruciate ligament injury

Torn ACL? Guarantee best recovery with these pre-op exercises for anterior cruciate ligament injury

The anterior cruciate ligament is a very important ligament in the knee and is usually injured when a player forcefully rotates his leg with his foot planted in the ground – often combined with a blow to the knee from the knee or foot of another player. A full tear requires surgery and the recoveryRead more about Torn ACL? Guarantee best recovery with these pre-op exercises for anterior cruciate ligament injury[…]