Does arthritis in your knees repair? Looking at running’s effect on the cartilage of your knee.

People often think that running marathon’s will wear out your knee but is this correct and can it actually improve arthritis rather than cause it?

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  • Horga LM, Henckel J, Fotiadou A, et al Can marathon running improve knee damage of middle-aged adults? A prospective cohort study BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine 2019;5:e000586. doi: 10.1136/bmjsem-2019-000586

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Online Physiotherapy

Put simply this is Physio done via either telephone or video over the internet. Skype and facetime are examples of this.

Contrary to popular belief online physiotherapy can be very effective and it can help the same injuries that face to face physio can help. I have helped many people with injuries such as disc prolapses, tennis elbow, neck pain and much more).