Tendinopathy

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What is a tendon?A tendon is a strong band of tissue that connects muscle to bone. Tendons help to move your joints when a muscle contracts. A joint is where 2 bones meet, such as the knee. Tendons also help give stability to a joint. A common example of a tendon is the Achilles tendon on the back of the …

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Strength and conditioning

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What is Strength and Conditioning?It is improving a person’s physical fitness, strength, power and technique through resistance training, cardiovascular activity and sport-specific drills. How does this apply to me?You may have been given some specific exercises and advice by your physiotherapist to develop your strength and conditioning. This can help you to rehabilitate after an injury, manage a long term …

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Bladder training how to use your pelvic floor muscles

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What is bladder training? Bladder training is a way of treating problems of urinary urgency and frequency. What is the aim of bladder training? The aim of bladder training is to ‘train’ the bladder to hold on. Over time you can gradually restore a more normal bladder emptying pattern by trying to ignore some of the signals from the bladder …

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