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Elbow assessment 2020
Tanya Bell-Jenje (Msc physio) August 4, 2020

Elbow assessment 2020

See the elbow assessment below: Download the Elbow Assessment Form

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Calf Pain - Differential Diagnosis
Tanya Bell-Jenje (Msc physio) October 22, 2018

Calf Pain - Differential Diagnosis

Posterior Calf pain in runners is a recurring problem. In this article, we look…

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Tennis Elbow - Where we are in 2018 for the Best Management
Tanya Bell-Jenje (Msc physio) September 20, 2018

Tennis Elbow - Where we are in 2018 for the Best Management

Tennis Elbow (or Lateral Epicondylagia) is one of the most common overload injuries that…

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Are you a Heavy Breather?
Tanya Bell-Jenje (Msc physio) July 20, 2018

Are you a Heavy Breather?

When you are riding at pace, are you breathless and wheezing like a fish…

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Why is Cycling such a pain in the neck?
Tanya Bell-Jenje (Msc physio) June 20, 2018

Why is Cycling such a pain in the neck?

Studies show that 45 per cent of cyclists suffer from chronic neck pain, which…

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The problems with the Clam Exercise: An Emphasis on Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome 2018 Update
Tanya Bell-Jenje (Msc physio) May 20, 2018

The problems with the Clam Exercise: An Emphasis on Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome 2018 Update

Traditionally, the Clam exercise & the Figure 4 are used to strengthen the hip…

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The 'SWAY BACK' posture: Identification, correction and its effect on injuries and sports performance
Tanya Bell-Jenje (Msc physio) January 20, 2018

The 'SWAY BACK' posture: Identification, correction and its effect on injuries and sports performance

Posture and Postural Types are a source of constant debate, with some authors saying…

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The association between loss of ankle dorsiflexion range of movement, and hip adduction and internal rotation during a step down test
Tanya Bell-Jenje (Msc physio) December 20, 2017

The association between loss of ankle dorsiflexion range of movement, and hip adduction and internal rotation during a step down test

A pattern of excessive hip adduction and internal rotation with medial deviation of the…

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Cross-Training is Essential to Improve Performance
Tanya Bell-Jenje (Msc physio) July 20, 2017

Cross-Training is Essential to Improve Performance

So often you’ll read that spending time in the saddle gives you well shaped…

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Your Ankles Matter
Tanya Bell-Jenje (Msc physio) March 20, 2017

Your Ankles Matter

Reduced flexibility in cyclists predisposes to hip and knee injuries. In recent years, a…

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Don't Back Down
Tanya Bell-Jenje (Msc physio) November 20, 2016

Don't Back Down

Cyclists are vulnerable to lower back pain, but you can protect yourself by working…

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Hot Under The Collar
Tanya Bell-Jenje (Msc physio) August 20, 2016

Hot Under The Collar

Visualise a cyclist crashing and you’re bound to picture an outstretched arm trying to…

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Glutes Medius Facilitation using Kinesio Taping in the treatment of Chronic Lliotibial Bond Syndrome
Author May 20, 2016

Glutes Medius Facilitation using Kinesio Taping in the treatment of Chronic Lliotibial Bond Syndrome

Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS) is one of the leading overuse injuries in runners (Taunton et al, 2002; Ferber et al, 2010).Despite its prevalence, few studies regarding biomechanics have been done and little is known about its aetiology (Noehren et al, 2007).

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Correcting faulty Biomechanics in the growing child
Tanya Bell-Jenje (Msc physio) January 20, 2016

Correcting faulty Biomechanics in the growing child

So often we hear parents bemoaning their child’s posture. “Stand up straight”, “Get your shoulders back”; “stop stooping”; “stand upright” and so on. Parents, quite rightly, blame the advent of television, Playstation, Blackberry’s and the like. “In our day we used to ride our bikes and play outside”. Also accurate, but in today’s world of ever advancing information technology, coupled with increases in traffic and crime, opportunities to allow our children to run amok in safety are few & far between. As we are unable to fight the technological advances, we need to optimise our child’s potential by ensuring correct biomechanics, so that time spent exercising is well utilised. Sustained postures, such as sitting slouched in front of the computer creates muscle imbalances. Muscle imbalances negatively affect sports performance and create chronic pain syndromes.

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The Iliotibial Band Syndrome Debate: What it is and how to fix it
Tanya Bell-Jenje (Msc physio) October 20, 2015

The Iliotibial Band Syndrome Debate: What it is and how to fix it

‘ITBS’ or Iliotibial Band Syndrome is described as a severe sharp or stabbing pain…

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