Lumbar decompression is a type of surgery that is used to treat nerves that have been compressed in the lower spine. The surgery is only ever recommended after all non-surgical treatments have been exhausted. If you are having non-surgical treatments for a compressed nerve in your lower back at the moment and it isn’t improving, […]


There are a lot of injuries and conditions that can give you tendon pain and in this article, we are going to go through some of them. If you think you have something mentioned here, do make an appointment with your GP before you start any treatment yourself as you could make the injury worse […]


There are over 100 different types of arthritis but the most common ones are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis irritates the joints and makes them swell up, while rheumatoid arthritis basically destroys the joint over time. The one that most commonly affects the thumb joint is osteoarthritis and that is the one we are going […]


The wrist and hand are made of multiple joints that all work together to produce the range of motion that we use every day. Each of these joints is very important when it comes to these motions and when the joints become affected by arthritis, daily activities can become a lot harder to achieve. Things, […]

Almost everyone on this planet that has ever lived and is living right now, will have had or will get lower back pain, it is a universal condition that we can all relate to. In fact, so many of us get lower spine, lower back or lumbar pain that it is one of the top […]


What is a ganglion cyst? In short, a ganglion cyst is a swelling that normally develops near a tendon or joint. This swelling is filled with a liquid called synovial fluid, this lubricates our joints and cushions them during movement. A ganglion cyst can range in size, it can be the size of a pea […]


Knee pain is said to be the most common condition treated in runners, hence the name given to knee pain, runner’s knee. Runner’s knee can have many different causes and can affect just about anywhere on your knee. A swelling under your knee cap is just one example of runners knee. If you are a […]


Back pain is a very common condition, in fact, it will affect 1 in 3 of us this year. Most of these people will get a pain in their lower back and, in most cases, this can be managed yourself by keeping mobile and taking painkillers. Back pain is a nuisance, it can affect your […]


What is Morton’s neuroma? This condition is a very painful one that affects one of the nerves between your toes. Morton’s neuroma is known by a few names; Morton’s Neuroma, Interdigital Neuroma and Morton’s Metatarsalgia. These are important to know because doctors may call the condition by any one of these names. Morton’s neuroma is […]


If you have just been told that you may need a lumbar discectomy in the future or you are curious about the operation and would like some more information about it, hopefully, this article will give you everything you need to know. Below, we are going to look at the operation and what you should […]


Learn about Shoulder Arthritis In this article, we are going to discuss shoulder arthritis and in particular osteoarthritis of the shoulder. Osteoarthritis is a degenerative condition, meaning it will get worse over time. You are much more likely to develop osteoarthritis in any of your joints as you get older and this can lead to […]


Why is my knee giving away? If your knee keeps giving way and you would like to know why, hopefully, this article can help you. Below, we are going to find out about the knee, exactly what the issue could be with a knee giving way and how best to go about finding the treatments […]