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9 Stress fracture diagnostic mistakes to avoid.

Its marathon season again, and already my clinic is littered with stress fractured runners. There are a lot of myths around stress fractures, that prevent the clinician from taking action.

Hip Flexor Pain. Why it’s usually F.A.I. (Femoroacetabular Impingement)

there’s a pretty high likely hood that we will rule out a flexor problem, and rule in F.A.I. Why do we cling to the myth of hip flexor pain? unless you are thinking there is a possibility it could be F.A.I, you won’t check it out in the first place.

Beware the A & E X-ray – is a fracture being missed?

In these pressured conditions, it’s no surprise that sometimes injury assessment and X-ray interpretation doesn’t always go to plan.

Painful Misconceptions: The Good News about Chronic Pain

A guest blog from Carry Triggs Hodge. Pain is a BIG topic. It can be complex to deal with but we know more now than ever before, and that means we are better at understanding and dealing with it. In fact, there’s a LOT of scope for improvement even for those with the most stubbornly painful problems that have resisted medical treatment, and even for those with pain for which there seems no obvious reason. The science and research around pain have been rapidly evolving over the last 10 years or so;

By |2017-09-19T14:06:15+00:00September 19, 2017|Chronic Pain, Pain management|0 Comments
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