Knee

Pain Behind The Knee

Pain Behind the Knee: What Is It and How To Treat It?  The knee joint is categorised as a hinge joint that has the capacity to bend or flex, as well as having slight rotational components. This anatomical structure somewhat limits its Range of Motion, making it an inherently stable joint. This ‘stability that the…

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Inner Knee Pain

Inner Knee Pain: What Is It & How To Treat It The knee is not only the largest joint in the body but it’s also one of the most complex. We use our knees for so many parts of day to day life and it’s not until knee pain strikes that we realise how important…

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Squat Without Knee Pain

How To Squat Without Knee Pain Squats are one of the most popular and effective exercises an individual can do. It’s arguably one of the most effective tools that can be used in under 5 seconds for measuring overall body mobility & movement capacity.  However, they can also be one of the most hazardous with…

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Eccentric Exercise

In order to get the most out of your exercise program, it’s important to understand precisely what you’re trying to do & why it’s so beneficial. We find that this couldn’t be more true for the specialised exercise programs that we run. Having an understanding of the whys behind why you do something, helps to…

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Stretching

Stretching with knee pain and arthritis is something that a lot of people can struggle with. When it comes to our programs, a lot of people ask us: “how come we don’t do a lot of stretching in your programs”? To answer that in detail, we recommend you check out out this article on our…

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Single-leg exercises are a staple in our programs at MTP. Chances are, you haven’t really done too many of these in the past. This is because they can be somewhat hard to program & difficult to introduce to people with knee pain. Yet they are absolutely essential for maintaining the function of our body.  …

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Recovery

48-72 hours. This is roughly the amount of time it takes for our body to downregulate protein synthesis after an acute bout of intense exercise. Arguably, this is the most important marker we have to measure recovery. It’s an incredibly useful timeframe to keep in mind when we are thinking about how long we should…

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How To Continue Progressing With Knee Pain We’ve all experienced a roadblock at some stage in our life. It’s that inevitable thing that happens to stop you from feeling like your making progress & instead keeping you down in the dumps about your ability to move forward. What we realise at MTP is that it…

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