Adductor Tendonitis/Tendonosis

What is Adductor Tendonitis? Exercise Induced pain at the insertion of the adductor longus muscle(see picture). Insertion is where the muscle attaches to the bone. It can be seen with a slip, strain or split on a slippery field or ground. It is common in footballers, who usually complain of an inability to strike the ball with full…

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Achilles Tendonitis

The Achilles tendon is the tendon that connects the calf muscle to the calcaneus bone. The calcaneus is also known as the heel bone. Running, jumping, or excessive exercise may cause injury to the tendon and this can cause it to swell up.   Causes Here is a list of common causes of achilles tendon…

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Stress fracture

A stress fracture is an injury to the bone caused by overuse. This happens when a muscle is tired and not able to function and transfers all the weight to the bone. The bone then gets a tiny crack. Causes Sudden increase in activity Running/walking or exercise on a hard surface Wearing worn out shoes…

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Runner’s knee

The runners knee which is also known as Patellofemoral pain syndrome. It can be caused by any activity that causes knee strain or movement. Runner knee covers a spectrum of diseases that cause knee pain. Here are a few causes – 1. Excessive exercise 2. Injury to the knee 3. Problems with joint alignment 4.…

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