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Femoro-Acetabular Impingement (FAI)

FAI is a condition affecting the hip. It is most commonly seen in young people though can go undiagnosed until later life. This is where your hip has a bony deformity potentially affecting the free, normal movement of the joint. It is generally classed into two types- CAM and Pincer.

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Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)

Frozen shoulder is a condition of the shoulder where the fibrous connective tissue (capsule) around the glenohumeral (shoulder) joint becomes inflamed and starts to thicken, causing pain and a restriction of range of motion.

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Hamstring Injuries

The hamstrings are the three main muscles in the back of the thigh. They run from the top of your shin bone to the bony part in your buttock (ischial tuberosity). Their main purpose is to bend the knee though they also help extend (straighten) the hip.

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Iliopsoas Tendinopathy: Dancer's Hip

Iliopsoas tendinopathy is a common cause of hip and groin pain. It is common amongst not only dancers but other sports involving lots of changes of direction also. It usually comes on quite gradually and eases somewhat with rest periods. It is common to also have snapping or clicking at your hip also.

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Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injury

The posterior cruciate ligament is an important stabilising ligament of the knee. Injuries to this ligament make up between 5 and 20% of all knee ligament injuries.

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Osteoarthritis of the Knee

The knee joint is the most common place to have osteoarthritis. It is more common in the compartment on the inside (medial aspect) of the knee though often can happen in both.

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