Tag: Knee

Osgood Schlatter Disease: Why the Cause is Back-Related

Osgood Schlatter Disease: Why the Cause is Back-Related

Osgood Schlatter Disease (OSD) is a common cause of knee pain in children and young athletes. It’s traditionally categorized as growing pains yet this label often complicates a swift recovery. As a Physiotherapist actively trying to better understand and solve OSD, it seems we might 

Why the Best Treatment For Knee Tendonitis Involves the  Back (ft. Jaeger O’Meara)

Why the Best Treatment For Knee Tendonitis Involves the Back (ft. Jaeger O’Meara)

Knee tendonitis can be a persistent and tricky beast to conquer. The road to recovery is often paved with ups and downs, false starts and frustrations – sometimes culminating in a less than positive experience for some. As an industry, we do a great job 

The Cause of Knee Pain: Why It’s a Consequence of Something Else

The Cause of Knee Pain: Why It’s a Consequence of Something Else

Let’s talk about the cause of knee pain for a minute. More importantly, I want to discuss why it’s not just the knee you should be thinking about. Knee pain is so common that it affects 25% of all adults in some way, shape or 

Why Pain Is Not a Normal Part of the Aging Process

Why Pain Is Not a Normal Part of the Aging Process

Do you feel like your new or ongoing aches and pains are a normal part of the aging process? If so, you’re certainly not alone. Almost one-third of adults over the age of 45 experience pain lasting longer than 24 hours. And it may even