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Exercises For ITB Pain & Lateral Knee Pain

Exercises For ITB Pain & Lateral Knee Pain   Physio David Castle-Burns demonstrates two exercises that may help with Lateral Knee Pain or ITB pain.   Commonly seen in runners and athletes, Iliotibial band syndrome (ITB) is an overuse injury causing pain on the outside part of the knee especially during running when the heel strikes the ground. Rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE) and anti-inflammatory medications are first-line treatments. Physiotherapy is helpful to identify muscleimbalances, biomechanical problems and then to develop an appropriate strengthening and treatment ... Read more

Septemeber Newsletter- Bakers Cyst

Baker’s Cyst A Baker’s cyst (also known as a popliteal cyst), is a collection of swelling/fluid that accumulates behind the knee. It occurs when there is some kind of jointpathology that results in joint swelling. Different knee conditions that can result in a Baker’s cyst  include osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, meniscal tears and  articular cartilage damage. The synovial fluid and excess inflammation from the joint are pushed out to the posterior aspect of the knee, causing tightness, swelling and pain. The swelling can ... Read more