Climber with shoulder pain

Case study: Finding the source of Shoulder Pain Around Barcelona there are many incredible climbing spots, so… as a physiotherapist, I get to see a lot of climbers and I get to help a lot of people optimise their upper limb biomechanics. Recently I saw a guy who...

Case Study: Treating Elbow Pain

Treating elbow pain is notoriously difficult because the problem invariably does not come from the elbow! An example is a client that I have seen recently complaining of long term inner side elbow pain which is made worse with swimming, gripping and interestingly,...

Case Study: Shoulder Rehabilitation

Intelligent shoulder rehabilitation requires a step by step approach building a combination of mobility and stability through the ribs, scapula, shoulder itself and arm. To really help your clients with shoulder problems you need to first optimise their scapula...

Case Study: Neck pain and Scapular Instability

Neck pain and scapula instability are nearly always related. Interesting case study this week: client comes in with xray of neck which shows some shortening / tilt to one side and narrowing of space in the lower cervical region (very common). Testing using NKT showed...

National Tattoo Day!

In this Fisioplus Pilates case study we look at how tattoos can act like scars on the body and contribute to preventing optimal movement. I love to see fantastic tattoos but remember that getting a tattoo is painful, and the brain cleverly (hopefully temporarily)...

Case Study: Spiral Humeral Fracture

Recently I saw a young guy who managed to fracture his humerus arm wrestling! This is actually surprisingly common. I’d like to share this case to highlight that although there is a clear structural issue, very quickly this can have an effect on the biomechanics...
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