The talus is a small bone located in the ankle which is responsible for moving the ankle joint and transferring weight from the shin to the foot. A talus fracture will occur when an excessive amount of weight is placed on the talus.
The patellar tendon is the tendon around the knee which connects the kneecap to the shin bone. It works with the quadriceps muscles to support the motioning of straightening the knee. Patellar tendonitis occurs when this tendon and surrounding tissues become damaged or inflamed.
The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles which attaches from the shoulder blade to the humerus in the upper arm. It is designed to support the shoulder joint as well as aid with elevation and rotation movements.
Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis in the UK, it causes pain and stiffness in the joints. So, what are the symptoms and causes of osteoarthritis and how can you treat it?
Stress fractures are a common overuse injury seen in runners, jumpers and other athletes and are caused from repetitive loading without enough rest, with the majority of stress fractures occurring in the shin or foot.
Plantar fascia is the name for the ligament that connects your heel bone to your toes. It supports the arch of your foot and through overuse can very easily have micro tearing at the point of attachment to cause an excruciating heel pain.
This High Dye taping guide shows you how to prevent plantar fasciitis pain, repeated ankle sprains, ankle tendinitis, shin splints, fallen arches or calcaneal bursitis. You will need a single roll of tape to follow the four steps in this guide.
This taping guide will show you how to provides support to the medial collateral ligament following injury or to support unstable knees, you will need two kinds of tape and there are seven steps in this guide.