Blogs on Recovering from knee pain

This is aimed at giving patients greater understanding about patellofemoral pain and its wider issues. Please contact me if you would like a blog written on a particular topic!

Qualitative Assessment of Single Leg Loading-as discussed at BOA

20/09/2022 Read More
5 Simple Ways to Preventing Knee Pain-Guest Blog by Dr Scott Gray

Most people realize they are ageing when they first experience knee pain. But it's not just ageing weak bones that cause knee pain. It can happen to anyone regardless of their age.

04/02/2020 Read More
Bloopers! Outakes from our VMO video

This is all the bloopers and out takes from when we made our vmo film for Clinical Anatomy!!

04/05/2018 Read More
VMO-To use a ball or not in Patella Pain-2 min video!

17/05/2017 Read More
Best knee ROM to train quads to Minimise PFJ load.

06/09/2016 Read More
Aquatic physiotherapy for patellofemoral pain – a case study from Aqua-Physio.

Aquatic physiotherapy can be an excellent tool in the management of patellofemoral pain. Here is a recent case study where dry land treatment was incorporated with aquatic therapy.

10/05/2016 Read More
Non-operative management of Patellofemoral Osteoarthritis

So the first and probably most important point to make is that this is a diagnostic label about structure, not experience of pain. Pain is an incredibly multi-dimensional phenomenon that people experience in very varying ways. It is therefore possible for two people to have the same diagnostic label of patellofemoral osteoarthritis and yet one is ‘suffering’ a lot more than the other.

12/01/2016 Read More
Clinical Commentary on Latest research-stay right up-to-date

16/11/2015 Read More
Activity Modification in The Treatment of Patellofemoral Pain

Activity modification plays a vital part of my recommendations. Whilst the vast majority of PFj problems should be classed as a nuisance but not a worry, activity modification is extremely useful.

31/07/2015 Read More
Physio Matters Podcast from evidence to practice via the patella

06/02/2022 Read More
Reflections on 10 years as a working Mum

'I had a couple of defining moments....'

30/07/2019 Read More
Infographic-Do you have noisy knees?

01/12/2017 Read More
Why Your Knees Crack: Joint Crepitations

30/03/2017 Read More
Top tips. 3 min video on plyometrics and Patellofemoral pain

07/06/2016 Read More
Why Is my Knee swollen-what does this mean?

What is swelling? What does it mean and what should be done in response to it? There are different causes of swelling and to understand how to respond to swelling it is really important to try and distinguish between the different causes.

25/01/2016 Read More
Tape in the management of Patellofemoral Pain

There is a lot of hype around tape-what tape, what technique, what colour! The hype is not fully underpinned by robust academic rigour and yet do I use tape with my patients? Yes I do. Let’s explore this.

19/11/2015 Read More
The infrapatellar (Hoffa's) fat pad explained

The infrapatellar fat pad can be painful, persistent and tricky to treat. However, with the right treatment it is possible to have good outcome. This blog explores fat pad problems for the patient.

29/09/2015 Read More