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Recovery from groin problems

Dealing with groin pain

General, Hip, Sports injuries

Groin pain can have a variety of causes. This is because different structures can all cause pain in the groin. Some structures cause localized pain others are the...

Allon Melchers 3 Tips for losing weight

General, Nutrition

Nutrition is a difficult term to understand. It encompasses many different factors, each of which affects how our bodies respond to it. Some people want to lose weight and...

Sprained ankle - inversion trauma

General, Sports injuries

Almost everyone has broken their ankle at some point. In most cases, the ankle tilts inwards. This movement of the ankle is referred to as inversion. Hence the name...

Tilburg Fysio

Sleep & work performance

General

You have probably experienced it. Those days where you doubt whether you're going to get through the day after a bad night. Lack of sleep seriously affects the quality, effectiveness and...

Fit female academy

Promote muscle recovery with your diet

General, Nutrition

Drinking a protein shake within 30 minutes for optimal muscle recovery and eating a maximum amount of protein? In our opinion, this really fits under the heading "Bro science". We would be happy to explain to you what you...

carrying capacity

Load vs. Tolerance

General

When your load is greater than your capacity, problems often arise. Maybe you recognize this. You do something you later recognize as causing your symptoms to flare up again. Or you...

M. quarvain

Morbus de quervain

Hand

Morbus de Quervain is an inflammation of two tendons in the thumb and the tendon sheath. This condition involves the extensor pollicis brevis muscle and the abductor pollicis longus muscle.....

Achilles tendon rupture

Sports injuries

An Achilles tendon rupture occurs when the calf muscles are suddenly called upon to exert great force and is often seen in soccer and sprinters....

Cubital tunnel syndrome

Cubital tunnel syndrome

Elbow

Cubital tunnel syndrome is an irritation of the ulnar nerve. The symptoms can occur after a fall but also as a result of prolonged unilateral strain ....

Heel spur

Heel spur - plantar fasciitis

General

A heel spur is an inflammation of the tendon plate of the foot that often occurs in men and women between the ages of 40-60. The physiotherapists at Fysiofitaal can guide you through your...

hip prosthesis

Hip prosthesis

Hip, Operation

Osteoarthritis of the hip involves wear of the layers of cartilage that cover the head and socket of the hip....

Tension headaches

Tension headaches

Neck

Tension-type headaches are the most common type of headache. In addition to headaches, the majority of people with these symptoms 60-80% also suffer from neck pain....

Tilburg Physiotherapy deltoid

Deltoid tendinopathy

Shoulder, Sports injuries

A tendinopathy is caused by a reduction in quality of the tendon tissue. It can be caused by over- or under-exertion and can occur in both younger and older people....

Osgood Schlatter

Osgood-Schlatter

Knee

Osgood-Schlatter is a complaint we often see in young boys who are growing and fanatically involved in sports....

Inversion trauma

Inversion trauma

General, Sports injuries

With an inversion trauma you sprain the ankle, as it were, which puts strain on the anterior talofibular ligament....

Knee pain when squatting

Knee pain when squatting - the perfect squat

Knee, Sports injuries

The squat is a compound (= exercise in which movement takes place in several joints) exercise which is well known among strength athletes. It is an exercise that is used in the gym to train...

Physiotherapy tilburg rowing wrist

Rowan's wrist - intersection syndrome

Sports injuries

A rower's wrist, also known as intersection syndrome, is particularly common in rowers and sports such as tennis. The cause of these wrist complaints is often overburdening of the stretching and...

Foam rolls, useful or not?

General

We see it happening more and more in the gym. Athletes who foam roll to relieve some stiffness or use it as part of their warm up. But how effective is foam rolling...

Winter Time

General

Saturday night the clock is set back one hour. Always nice that extra hour of sleep. But what effect does setting the clocks back have on our bodies?

Neck pain and posture?

Neck

Neck pain is very common worldwide. Approximately 70% of people experience some form of neck pain during their lifetime. It is often thought that neck pain or neck discomfort is caused by the...

Throwing elbow

Sports injuries

A throwing elbow is particularly common in as the name implies, throwing athletes. In a throwing elbow, there is a strain of or partial tear in the medial collateral ligament that...

Subacromial pain syndrome - SAPS

Shoulder

Shoulder pain is a common complaint and even the most common complaint among the working population. In a subacromial pain syndrome the exact cause of shoulder pain is unknown....

Iliotibial band syndrome

Knee

Irritation of the iliotibial band is a condition that is particularly common in endurance sports such as running and cycling. In most cases, there is a stabbing pain at the side of the knee....

Meniscus problems

Knee

The meniscus is moon-shaped cartilage which provides stability and shock absorption and is located in the knee....

The bosu ball, useful or nonsense?

Hip, Knee, Sports injuries

A bosu ball is a half ball with a hard flat bottom. The ball was invented in the late 90s by David Weck with the aim of reducing lower back pain....

Jumpers knee

Knee, Sports injuries

A jumpers knee is a pain in the front of the knee that is especially common in athletes, and as the name implies, especially in sports that involve a lot of jumping....

Epicondalgia lateralis

Epicondalgia lateralis - tennis elbow

Sports injuries

Tennis elbow is a common complaint that does not only occur in tennis players. It is an overuse complaint of the wrist and hand extensors that occurs mainly in adults....

Hernia nuclei pulposi

Back

Hernia Nuclei pulposi is Latin for what is commonly called a hernia. A hernia involves pressure on or compression of the femoral or sciatic nerve....

Back problems - back pain

Back

90% of the Dutch population occasionally suffer from back pain. A-specific low back pain or back pain is the most common back pain in the Netherlands. This form of back pain is often caused by...

What is pain?

General

Nerve endings pick up signals and send them on to the brain. On the way, several stations are passed where the signal can be amplified, weakened or stopped altogether....

The effects of strength training in women

General

Fortunately, we see more and more women who do strength training. Where they used to train a lot in aerobics rooms they are now thankfully picking up some iron. The benefits for women who are REALLY into...

Shoulder luxation - dislocation

Shoulder

The shoulder consists, among other things, of a head and a socket. Because the head is larger than the socket, the risk of shoulder dislocation is higher than, for example, in a...

Frozen shoulder - capsulitis adhesiva

Shoulder

In case of a frozen shoulder there is an inflammation in the shoulder. Because of this, the capsule stiffens, which causes pain and movement limitations. The frozen shoulder occurs mainly in adults....

AC instability

Shoulder

The AC-joint is important for a good range of motion of the shoulder. Especially with overhead movements. The AcromioClavicular Ligament (AC Ligament) forms the connection between the...

Floor press

General

A floor press is an exercise that you can use as an upper body exercise. It is a way to reap the benefits of bench pressing but not the disadvantages. Everyone finds...

Shoulder pain - rotator cuff rupture

Shoulder

A tear in one of the rotator cuff muscles occurs frequently in people aged 60 and older, but also in 30-50 year old athletic people. A rupture is accompanied by pain and loss of...

How heavy are push-ups?

General, No Category

A push up is one of the most famous exercises. You can do them anywhere and it can be done with your own body weight. Push ups are not only an exercise for your arms or chest but your whole...

Exercise sequence

General

When you start training, the advice is often that you should first do large exercises in your training before isolation exercises. But is this really true? Does it make a difference? We will go into the following...

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