Meniscus damage

Why women more susceptible to meniscus damage

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Knee osteoarthritis is a common condition that is often associated with ageing. However, it appears genetics also play a large role in the development of the disease. After trying to determine why more women experience knee osteoarthritis…
knee bursitis

Is My Knee Pain Due to Bursitis or Arthritis?

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While knee pain is largely associated with arthritis, it can have several causes. One condition that can cause very similar symptoms to arthritis in the joints, is bursitis. So, how do knee bursitis and arthritis differ and what treatments…
runner's knee injury

Running addiction can increase your injury risk

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Running is a popular form of exercise that can deliver a high level of benefits to the mind and body. You may have heard the term ‘runners high’, a phrase used to describe the euphoric feeling many people experience after a run. As many…
running knee injury

Don’t change a thing: no benefit found in adopting a new way of running

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It may be midwinter, but we’re already a mere four months away from one of the biggest dates in the running calendar – the London Marathon. Which means that for the more serious runners amongst us, the training programme starts now. The…
knee injury risk

Why your cushioned trainers might actually be increasing your knee injury risk

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Thinking of kickstarting a healthier lifestyle through running this year? Planning to ramp up your fitness regime? Or just looking to upgrade your kit? When it comes to running, footwear is often the most important consideration and there are…
Runner's knee injury

New study reveals perfect running technique to avoid runner’s knee

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It might sound strange – particularly to the layperson – but the professional athlete knows how to run correctly. For most people, running – like walking – seems as it should be one of the most natural things in the world: if you’re…