MSK Conditions

These articles have been written with the intention of providing evidence based advice for normal everyday folk with common MSK conditions. They have been written from my perspective as an experienced MSK physiotherapist with reference to the latest evidence and also my personal experience in managing the conditions in clinical practice. This is a work in progress. The first article was published in August 2021 and hopefully more will follow over the coming months and years. Click on the condition to open the article.

General MSK Conditions 


    Diet & Supplements for Arthritis 

    Rheumatoid Arthritis & Osteoarthritis - The Differences and Similarities



    CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome)

Spinal MSK Conditions

    Coccyx Pain 

    Low Back Pain Exercise Programme

Upper Limb MSK Conditions 

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome & 3 Good Exercises for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Cubital Tunnel Syndrome & 3 Good Exercises for Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

    De Quervains Tenosynovitis & Intersection Syndrome 

    Dupuytren's Contracture 

    Ganglion Cysts

    Golfers Elbow & 3 Good Exercises for Golfers Elbow

    Hand & Finger Nodal Arthritis - Self Help Ideas 

    Lumps & Bumps around the Hand & Wrist 

    Mallet Finger 

    Raynaud's Syndrome

    Thumb Osteoarthritis 

    Best Thumb Splints for Thumb Arthritis 

    Tennis Elbow & 3 Good Exercises for Tennis Elbow

    Trigger Finger / Trigger Thumb 

    10 Common Causes of Finger Pain 

    Wrist Fracture Management and Exercises

Lower Limb MSK Conditions 

    Big Toe Osteoarthritis (Hallux Rigidus / Limitus)

    Meralgia Paraesthetica & 3 Good Exercises for Meralgia Paraesthetica

    Morton's Neuroma

    Plantar Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis) & 3 Good Exercises for Plantar Heel Pain 

    Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD) & 3 Good Exercises for PTTD

Health & Well-Being

    How to Retire Well and Keep Fit & Healthy   

    Over 60's Daily Exercise Plan 

    The Sitting Epidemic - Dangers of Sitting too much at Work



These articles provide general information related to various medical conditions and their treatment. They are intended for informational purposes only and are not a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment provided by a doctor or other qualified health care professional. The information provided does not constitute personal advice or guarantee of outcome and should not be used to diagnose yourself or others. You should never ignore advice provided by a health care professional because of something you have seen or read on this website. You should always consult a doctor or other qualified health care professional for personal medical advice.