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Knee Conditions

Knee Conditions

The knee is a complex joint made up of four components; bone, cartilage, ligaments and tendons. It is made up of three bones, Tibia, patella and femur.  The joint moves like a door hinge making flexion (bending) and extension (straightening)  the only movements within the joint yet it allows you to sit, squat, jump and run.

What conditions do we treat?

At the clinic our sports therapist treat a wide range of common knee conditions and these include:

  • Cruciate ligaments- ACL, PCL
  • Collateral Ligaments- MCL, PCL
  • Meniscal tears
  • Bursitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Tendon Tears
  • Iliotibial band syndrome (ITB)

How do we treat these shoulder conditions?

There are different treatment techniques which can be used by our sports therapists for these knee injuries, each having their own benefits. Treatment methods include:

  • Soft tissue massage
  • Shoulder joint mobilisations
  • Taping
  • Strengthening exercises
  • Ice therapy
  • Range of movement exercises

What are the benefits of Sports Therapy treatment for ankle conditions?

The main aim of sports therapy is to help you fully recover in the shortest time possible and prevent the injury re-occurring in the future. There are many benefits of sports therapy treatment for knee injuries, including:

  • Faster recovery time
  • Increased range of movement
  • Reduction in pain
  • Improved muscle strength