Valgus collapse

A valgus collapse occurs during weight bearing. The knee will tend to collapse inward. This is due to weakness in the medial hamstring and posterior fibres of the gluteus medius and dominance by the lateral hamstrings and tensor fascia latae/IT band complex. There may...

Quad pain

Symptoms: Right lateral quad pain near patella. Left Achilles pain( soleus) Right external oblique near origin pain. Visual assessment: The left abdominals look weak and lengthened indicated by the prominence of the left inferior rib cage. Relative tension in the...

Hyperextension

  Symptoms: pain in right knee Visual assessment: Stands in knee hyperextension Right arm is internally rotated Both femurs are internally rotated Palpable assessment: Right TFL and IT band is tight Right glute is atrophied Muscle testing: Right glute 4/5 Tests:...

MCL Tear

Symptoms: 3 weeks ago- MCL tear left knee. Lymphoedema left knee, calf and ankle. Swelling/inflammation left knee- infra/medial patella. Fully extending leg causes pain, flexed whilst walking. Visual assessment: Left leg is flexed in all pictures (antalgically)...
Runners knee pain

Runners knee pain

PFP or patellofemoral pain occurs in runners in many instances and the treatment is very simple. The pain occurs due to the femur rubbing against the inside of the knee cap and over increasing time can cause osteoarthritis. Individuals that have PFP also present with...