ligaments around knee joint

Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL)

    The knee joint being the joint that plays a key role in weight bearing and mobility, joint integrity or stability is one of the most important concern. Thus, it is imperative to know and test knee ligaments during any knee joint assessment. Among several ligaments around knee joint, […]

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)

The knee joint being the joint that plays a key role in weight bearing and mobility, joint integrity or stability is the most important concern. Thus, it is imperative to know and test knee ligaments during any knee joint assessment. Among several ligaments around knee joint, four deserve special attention […]

Chondromalacia Patella; Runner’s knee

 Are you a runner, cross fitter, just a recreational walker who does a lot of uphill walks, do you have to use stairs at your work many times? You are still very young to have degenerative knee but still, you have painful knee especially anterior knee pain. Chondro Malacia patella (chrodos-cartilage, […]

Hip Joint Mobilisation and Manipulation Technique

Long axis or indirect traction/manipulation –Hip joint mibilisation technique to stretch capsule to increase ROM and pain relief. Patient position: –supine, Hip – 300 Flexion, 300 Abduction and External rotation. Fix patient’s pelvis with belt or ask to hold edge of table. Therapist position: –standing at patient’s feet. Wrap belt […]

Prevention of Hamstring Strain Injuries in sports. A review

Why hamstring injuries a concern? Hamstring strain injuries are one of the major problems with a high incidence of re-injury in sports involving sprinting and jumping; such as in soccer, rugby and other sports with high explosive power demands. Recent high-quality studies have postulated various evidence-based causes and risk factors […]