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Medial Knee Pain

“Do you have pain on the inside of your knee? Have a quick read of our most recent blog to see if you can identify the problem or cause”

In this blog we will discuss a few of the main causes of medial knee pain (inside of the knee), the mechanism of injury, how you can identify the cause of your knee pain and of course what treatment we can provide here at Physio Focus Swinton. .

Herniated Disc & Sciatica

“Do you have pain in your back that is travelling down one of your legs?”

If you have a herniated disc it is also extremely common to suffer with leg pain. This is caused by the disc material protruding backwards and irritating/compressing a nerve root, which in turn causes pain to radiate along the sciatic nerve. (the big nerve down the back of your leg

 

Tension Headaches

’Are your headaches becoming a pain in the neck?’’

A tension headache is the most common type of headache. It can cause mild, moderate or intense pain in your head, neck and behind your eyes. Some people say that tension headaches feels like a tight band around their forehead.

Piriformis Syndrome

’Is something becoming a pain in the bum?? Could it be piriformis syndrome?’’

Piriformis syndrome is a condition in which the piriformis muscle, located in the buttock region, spasms and causes buttock pain. The piriformis muscle can also irritate the nearby sciatic nerve and cause pain, numbness and tingling along the back of the leg and into the foot.

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