Osgood Schlatter Syndrome

Osgood Schlatter Syndrome is commonly seen in growing adolescences and affects the area below the knee, in particular the tibial tuberosity which is an elevation of bone where the patella tendon attaches. It is characterised by localised pain, swelling and tenderness to this area resulting from increased tension and repetitive strain leading to...

Fractures

A fracture is any break in continuity of any bone in the body
There are many types of fractures, for example stress, hairline, compression etc, and these types can be caused from a multitude of reasons, for example overuse, trauma and medical conditions such as osteoporosis. 

What is Stress?

The stress response, sometimes called out ‘fight, flight, or freeze response’, is controlled by a division of the nervous system called the autonomic nervous system. Much like its name suggests, this part of the nervous system functions automatically, producing responses in the body that are outside of our direct, conscious...

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