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Non Specific Low Back Pain

What is it?

The term Non-Specific Low Back Pain is a generic way of identifying low back pain. Mainly this is because there are a number of different tissues that can be a source of pain within the low back, including muscles, discs, joints and ligaments. When examining a person with back pain, clinical tests will engage across the range of tissues in the back, making it almost impossible to single out one tissue over another. Though it means we aren’t able to specify the cause

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Patella Tendinopathy (Runner's Knee)

Patella Tendinopathy (PT) is a chronic condition of the knee and is often seen in both general and athletic populations (9). PT is characterized by pain and dysfunction at the anterior knee (front), specifically at the inferior pole of the patella tendon and where it attaches to the tibia (8). This can either be felt as an occasional sharp stabbing pain or a dull ache below the patella (kneecap) and pain can be felt doing certain activities such as crouching down, prolonged sitting, stairs or kneeling (6). The type of pain felt can usu

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How To Prepare For Your Remote Consultation

Momentum Healthcare can now offer appointments from the comfort of your own home! For more information on Remote Consultations please click here

This post is intended to help people prepare for the appointment, as we want to ensure you get the most out of your consultation. Please follow these steps and if you have any concerns please feel free to contact us for advice: 

  • You'll receive a link in your appointment confirmation and reminder emails. When the time for your R

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Momentum Healthcare COVID-19 Update

Important Announcement from Momentum Clinic

After the recent govenment announcement we feel we can now responsibly offer some limited clinic based appointments, but only where it's absolutely necessary. For more information please see our Clinical Treatment Policy.  We still feel there is a responsible need to limit patient contact in order to try and help control the spread of COVID-19, and encourgae patients to make use of our Remote Consultations where we've had huge sucess in managing a wide r

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Injury Prevention For Running

A large number of people are beginning their training plans for the marathon. Often we see a significant increase of running injuries in late March and early April, around the time people are reaching their peak distances in their training. This blog post explains why people brake down from injury and what they can do to avoid this.

First and foremost start your training early! Most of the injuries we see come from people beginning their training too late in the year and then needing to make quick increases of dista

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Monique Boorman - Registered Graduate Sports Therapist BSc (Hons)

Monique Boorman - Registered Graduate Sports Therapist BSc (Hons) Sports & Exercise Medicine PGDip, MSc Student PHICIS Level 2

Monique qualified with a 1st class BSc (Hons) in Sports Therapy and Injury Rehabilitation from the University of Kent in 2012. Since graduating Monique has worked in both private practice and within multitude of sports environments.

Head of the medical team for Thanet Wanderers RUFC for 5 years, Monique is responsible for the managemen