Performance Therapy — Knee

Trigger Point Therapy for Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS)

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Trigger Point Therapy for Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS)

Stuart Hinds demonstrates the Ober's Test for assessment and a trigger point therapy treatment sequence for ITBS, or 'Runner's Knee'. There are no "magic cures" for ITB Syndrome but in most cases, trigger point therapy can have profound effects!

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Taping for Trigger Points in the TFL

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Taping for Trigger Points in the TFL

TFL (tensor fasciae latae) trigger points are associated with a wide range of common hip and knee dysfunction are often encountered in a highly resistant form. Pain is also commonly referred down the lateral thigh and to the knee. In many cases, the pain will be referred to the knee only. In this video, Stuart Hinds demonstrates the taping technique used to address TFL trigger points. 

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Recognising and Treating Iliotibial Band Syndrome

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Recognising and Treating Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS) has been a source of significant debate when it comes to its aetiology, pathology and treatment. That is mainly because the iliotibial band itself is an intriguing mystery in sports medicine. There are no 'magic cures' for ITBS but in most cases, trigger point therapy can have profound effects. 

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Knee Pain: Don't Forget Popliteus

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Knee Pain: Don't Forget Popliteus

Stuart Hinds explains the importance of popliteus trigger points when assessing and treating "Runner's Knee". Trigger points in the popliteus are often associated with knee pain and, too often, are overlooked.

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Taping Technique for Runner's Knee/PFPS

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Taping Technique for Runner's Knee/PFPS

Stuart Hinds demonstrates the taping technique for Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS). PFPS pain is common amongst athletes and those who regularly participate in running sports and typically occurs when the patella rubs on the femur bone underneath.

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