When tendons are repeatedly placed under more tension than they can deal with, they can have a failed healing response. This can cause changes to the structure of the tendon and is known as a tendinopathy. When this occurs in the tendons of the gluteal muscles it is referred to as gluteal tendinopathy.
This labrum provides increased stability and is also the attachment for a part of the biceps muscle via a long tendon. The labrum is able to provide flexibility and stability that a larger glenoid fossa might not be able to, however being a soft structure it is prone to tearing which can be problematic
Nicki qualified as a physiotherapist in 1999 and has over 18 years’ experience as a Physiotherapist in the UK, New Zealand and Australia within both the public and private sector.
Sever’s disease is a condition that causes pain in the heel of children and adolescents. While it can be quite painful, it is a self-limiting condition that doesn’t usually cause any long-term problems. Sever’s disease is quite common and is actually the leading cause of heel pain in children and young adolescents.
Keeping your balance is a complicated process. Although you might not realize it, your body is constantly making calculations and tiny postural readjustments to stay upright.