Author: Sarah Searle

Compartment Syndrome Compartment syndrome is a condition that affects the lower leg. There are many compartments in your lower leg with different nerves, muscles, blood vessels and tendons running through the compartments. There is fascia surrounding your compartment which is crucial to divide the muscle from...

Also referred to as Achilles Tendinopathy it is usually an overuse injury that is seen commonly in people who run regularly. Achilles Tendinopathy includes a large range of tendon issues including tendinitis but also referring to other Achilles tendon issues. Your tendons are the fibres...

Have you experienced tingling or numbness in your arms or pain in your shoulders? If you have, particularly when raising your arms, you may have thoracic outlet syndrome. When a group of disorders occurs after a compression injury or there is irritation of the arteries...

Facet Joint Syndrome In the Studio Musculoskeletal blog this week we are going to be taking a look at one of the most common causes of back neck and spine pain. It is known as facet joint syndrome and is pain caused by injury to a...

The Calf Tear The gastrocnemius and soleus muscles make up the two muscles at the back of our lower leg that when pulled is diagnosed as a strained calf. The calf is located behind the tibia and works across both the knee and ankle joints. It...

Our health and wellbeing are in many ways defined by our patterns of sleep. Just as our body regulates our daily drinking, breathing and eating habits, the same is true for sleep. If you are getting enough high-quality sleep at the right times it can...

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that impacts the bone and cartilage within the joint. The ends of our joints are cushions by smooth, rubbery connective tissue called cartilage. The role of this cartilage is to create a smooth and easy movement of the bones...