Back injuries and BJJ

Back pain is a common problem in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. As an osteopath treating combat sports injuries, this is one of the most common complaints that I see. It can range from more serious conditions that can be very painful – such as disc herniations, for...

Injury focus: ankle sprain

Blog What is it? An ankle sprain is an injury which damages the ligaments of the ankle joint. Most common is the inversion sprain,which affects the ligaments on the lateral side (outside) of the ankle. Depending on the severity of the injury, they may be stretched,...

Do I need knee surgery?

All Posts I often talk to patients who are considering surgery for a particular injury.  I am neither pro- nor anti- surgery in general; I think it largely depends on the patient’s individual circumstances. It may be the right option for some people with some...