Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy
What is a proximal hamstring tendinopathy? Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy is a common condition encountered by mid to long-distance runners, as well as sprinters. Symptoms usually present during sports, with a gradual onset of pain around your sitting bones. The anatomical name for the “sitting bone” is ischial tuberosity, which is an important bony protuberance that…Read more
Subscapularis Action and Function The subscapularis is an important muscle of the shoulder. It is located right in front of the shoulder blade, an area called subscapularis fossa and inserts in the lesser tuberosity of the humeral head. The subscapularis muscle and associated tendon are part of the well-known “rotator cuff”, an important structure responsible…Read more
Should you stretch before running?
In our clinic, it’s common that we hear phrases such as, “Should I be stretching before running?” or “I don’t understand, why have I injured myself again? I do my stretches regularly before every run!” These are very common questions we get in the clinic from runners. If you have been wondering about the same…Read more