Returning to exercise after surgery 1

This article is based on my own experience of having meniscus surgery (for knee pain) and judging when to return to exercise. The main point of interest is that pain is not always a good indicator of whether it’s OK to exercise. After my surgery I was hoping to be able to return to running […]

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Ashes and Cricket injuries

With the Ashes on the radio I thought I’d write a little piece about injuries in cricket – and what to do about them. Cook has just taken a hit in the central circle and everyone is wincing and laughing and discussing how long he should ice for. Most people consider cricket a very dangerous […]

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Evidence for treatment of Osteoarthritis

Is there any evidence for treatment of osteoarthritis? Well, yes – lots, but its varried is the most straightforward answer. Things are never as straight forward as would make decision making easy. But here is a digest with some references. There is evidence that manual physical treatment is beneficial for hip and knee osteoarthritis. The […]

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Glucosamine Sulfate for Osteoarthritis

Glucosamine Sulfate for Osteoarthritis I have been advising patients, friends and family to take Glucosamine Sulfate (GCS) for Osteoarthritis for years. In honesty I have been doing this for a long time before I had a really good look at the evidence. Time constraints make it difficult for everyone to research everything properly so here […]

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