Category Archives: knee pain

How Supportive Is Your Footwear?

As a sportswoman (and someone who has suffered with foot and ankle problems in the past) I am well aware of which shoes I should be wearing during the day while I’m working and commuting through Central London and which shoes I should avoid wearing for 8 hours straight! However an alarming number of people […]

London Marathon 2013

Spring has sprung and it’s less than 1 week until  around 35,000 brave souls will line up in Greenwich and pit themselves against the weather, tarmac, cobbles and and anything London decides to throw at them to run the 26.2 miles of the Virgin London Marathon 2013. Most of your training will be done by now, […]

Sprained ankle

In the recent icy weather here in London, we’ve been seeing a number of patients with sprained ankles. This can be incredibly painful and very debilitating, so it’s vital to get swift and appropriate treatment. Typically, the ankle is sprained when the foot rolls inward under the ankle, causing sudden stretching and tearing of the […]

England’s Euro 2012 injuries ahead of Sweden game

The press is full of stories about the sports injuries that England’s Euro 2012 team are facing. Ashley Cole is nursing an ankle injury, Gareth Barry has a groin strain, Frank Lampard has a thigh injury, and even goal-keeping coach Ray Clemence has sustained an Achilles tendon injury. Although the team physiotherapist is never far […]

Osteopathy in Paddington at reduced prices for NHS patients

Patients often ask if osteopathy is available via the NHS. Unfortunately, this is rarely the case. So Body Foundation Osteopaths are now offering reduced prices for osteopathic treatment if you are referred by your GP. Your first appointment will cost £45, and subsequent appointments £40, up to a maximum of 6 appointments per referral. All we […]

National Gardening Week brings back ache and knee pain for some

It’s National Gardening Week here in the UK, and people across the land will be suffering back ache, knee pain, elbow pain, and more besides in their pursuit of a trim lawn or decorative border. Minor aches and pains can be a perfectly normal consequence of physical activity, particularly if it’s an activity to which […]