Swimmer’s Shoulder: The 4 Key Points of the Rehabilitation Program

June 09, 2018

The “Swimmer’s Shoulder” is a debilitating painful condition of the shoulder, in athletes that swim either in an amateur level or in a competitive level. At this article we address 4 key points of the rehabilitation program, regardless of the painful cause (e.g. subacromial impingement, instability etc.), which are important for restoring restoring proper shoulder function […]

ISOKINETIC CONFERENCE 2018

June 05, 2018

Alex Karagiannidis participated at the ISOKINETIC CONFERENCE 2018, which was held in Barcelona (inside the Camp Nou Stadium) on June 2-4. The latest advances at the following clinical entities were emphasised during the 3-day Congress «Sports’ Injury Prevention», presented by Dr. K. Thorborg, Dr. J. Harey, Dr. M. Walden and referred to the Hip and the Knee joint, […]

Musculoskeletal Pain: A Holistic Approach

April 29, 2018

It is logical, when we are in a pain state, to focus on the symptom, and think that the problem will be solved if the pain goes away. However, this hypothesis is often not functional and sometimes leads to a vicious circle. A basic Law that governs our Health is that the root cause of […]

Scapular Dyskinesia: an often neglected cause of Neck Pain

April 26, 2018

    One of the causes that lead to neck pain is Scapular Dyskinesia. The term “Scapular Dyskinesia” refers to the abnormal resting position of the scapula or/and its abnormal movement during arm elevation. When we elevate the arm to perform an overhead activity, e.g. to place an object on a high shelf, the scapula […]

12th Congress of the Sports Medicine Association of Greece

March 22, 2018

Alex Karagiannidis was an invited speaker at the 12th Congress of the Sports Medicine Association of Greece.     The topic of his presentation was “The Rehabilitation of the Sports-Related Groin Pain: Key Points, Latest Evidence” The presentation focused on the following topics: The importance of the assessment of the athletes with groin injury, regarding […]

SPORTS CONGRESS 2018

February 05, 2018

Alex Karagiannidis participated at the Sports Congress 2018, which took place in Copenhagen (February 1-3).   The latest advances at the following clinical entities were emphasised during the 3-day Congress «Treatment of the Sports-Related Groin Pain», presented by Dr. Christian Thorborg‘s team (Professor in Copenhagen University Hospital Hvidovre)     «Rahabilitation of Hamsring Muscle Injuries», presented by Jurdan […]

5 KEY POINTS OF A REHABILITATION PROGRAM FOR THE “PAINFUL KNEE”

January 22, 2017

Exercise is the necessary method to restore the normal function of all the painful knee syndromes, as a result of overuse, injury or surgery. If your Orthopedist advises you to start exercising, then your rehabilitation program should include the following goals.   1. RESTORE FULL RANGE OF MOTION Normal function of the knee during the […]

Correct sitting posture – it’s all about balance

February 14, 2016

CORRECT SITTING POSTURE: FINDING THE BALANCE BETWEEN TOO STIFF AND TOO LOOSE A debate has arisen lately between physios. Should we advise our patients, who suffer from back or neck pain, to sit with a straight back or NOT? Until lately, there was a common belief that sitting with a straight back was the proper […]

Sponsoring the sailing athletes Giannis Dellios and Kostis Kazantzis

June 19, 2015

  It is our honor and privilege to sponsor the physiotherapy of 2 young sailors, Giannis Delios and Kostis Kazantzis. Our physiotherapy center will assist their efforts providing musculoskeletal screening for the prevention of injuries, motor control retraining and strengthening, muscle relaxation and soft tissue release during the training period and finally treatment and rehab […]

Clinical Training at the Isokinetic Medical Center

June 29, 2014

Alex Karagiannidis has visited the Isokinetic Medical Center in Bologna for a week (June 23-27) and was trained in the advanced clinical methods that are used in the center. The Isokinetic Center is an internationally recognised center specialised in the fields of sports injuries and orthopedic rehabilitation. Professional athletes visit the center from all around […]

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