The error of chasing pain!

All too common problemThe error of chasing pain !For over two years this person visited their GP with knee pain. Injections and physiotherapy did not improve the symptoms or the persons mobility.The x-ray below shows the painful knee joint. There are no major changes...

Treatment for Knee Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a chemical process. It is not just mechanical wear and tear, but a process that involves cellular and chemical changes. These changes affect all joint tissues (cartilage, bone, joint capsule, ligaments and muscle). In the event of any trauma and age...

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections

The search for best treatment of joint degeneration and OA changes continues. A growing number of people are hearing about Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections, but what are they and do they work? All mammals, and that includes us, have cells within their blood....

Hip Pain

Hip Pain: a joint that often gets over looked. The hip is a weight bearing joint and is affected by degenerative changes and inflammation. But despite these common and shared problems with the knee joint, treatment for hips is more limited. Whilst there are some GP’s...

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder is a common shoulder problem; it typically starts without any trauma and last for around 18 months. Quite often it affects the persons non dominant arm and after a period of several weeks it can cause the shoulder joint to loose its range of movement....

Pain Scores: are they damaging us?

Are ‘Pain’ scores damaging the public’s health! Ever been asked to score your pain out of 10? Ever been asked to describe your pain and even draw a picture of where it is? Ever wondered why? We are taught to believe that a description of our pain and...

Shoulder Pain

  What does shoulder pain look like?   INJECTION CLINIC·SUNDAY, 17 FEBRUARY 2019   Shoulder pain and ‘pain’ in general cannot be seen. What can be seen are changes to the tissues that make up our shoulder joints. Shoulder Bursitis Common problems...