Tendon clinic - Kingsland Physio and Massage
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Tendon Clinic

Tendon pain can be incredibly frustrating and limiting, affecting your daily life and physical activities. At Kingsland Physiotherapy, Georgina, Lauren and Janaka are here to provide you with the highest level of evidence-based care and management for tendon conditions.

Why Choose Kingsland Physiotherapy for Your Tendon Management?

  • Evidence-Based Approach: Our approach to tendon care is rooted in the latest scientific research and evidence-based practices. We stay at the forefront of advancements in tendon management to ensure that you receive the most effective treatments available.
  • Comprehensive Tendon Clinic: Our dedicated tendon clinic is designed to address a wide range of tendon conditions, both in the lower limb and upper limb. We understand that each patient is unique, and our tailored treatments reflect this.
  • Multi-Faceted Treatment: We employ a combination of evidence-based tools to help you regain your physical best and overcome tendon injuries or pain. These tools include manual therapy, customized exercise prescription, and adjunctive therapies when necessary, such as extracorporeal shockwave therapy. Our holistic approach also includes load management, ensuring that you fully rehabilitate your tendon pain.


Tendon Conditions We Can Help You With

Lower Limb Tendon Conditions:

  • Achilles Tendinopathy: Whether it’s mid-portion or insertional Achilles tendinopathy, Achilles tendon tears, or even ruptures, we have the expertise to guide you through a tailored rehabilitation program.
  • Plantar Fasciitis: Although technically not a tendon, plantar fasciitis exhibits similar characteristics and can be effectively managed through our comprehensive approach.
  • Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy: We address tendinopathy, tendinosis, and tears in the proximal hamstring, helping you regain strength and mobility.
  • Patellar Tendinopathy: Patellar tendon issues, including tendinopathy and tears, can be effectively managed through our evidence-based treatments.
  • Quadriceps Tendinopathy: If you’re dealing with quadriceps tendon issues, our tailored solutions can help alleviate pain and restore function.
  • Peroneal Tendinopathy: We excel in the treatment of peroneal tendinopathy and tears, ensuring that you receive the care needed for a full recovery.


Upper Limb Tendon Conditions:

  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylalgia): Whether you’re a tennis player or not, we can help you overcome the challenges of lateral epicondylalgia.
  • Golfer’s Elbow: Golfer’s elbow can be particularly bothersome, but with our tailored treatments, you can find relief and regain strength in your arm.
  • Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy: Our expert team is skilled in managing rotator cuff tendinopathy, tears, and full-thickness tears, providing you with a path to recovery.

At Kingsland Physiotherapy, we are committed to helping you regain your best physical self by providing expert physiotherapy services for tendon conditions. Don’t let tendon pain hold you back; reach out to us today and take the first step towards a pain-free, active life. Please book in with Georgina, Lauren or Janaka.


Lauren Mackessack-Leitch

Lauren Mackessack-Leitch

BSc (Hons) Physio, Mat & Reformer Pilates Accredited

Lauren has been working in the private sector, with interests mostly in MSK, sports, biomechanics and long term pain. She graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University in 2017 with an honours in Physiotherapy. Since then Lauren has trained in both mat and reformer Pilates and used this as part of her rehabilitation process.

Georgina Gardner

Georgina Gardner

BHSC (Physio), PGDIP (MSK)

Georgina graduated from AUT in 2015 and has worked in private practice since then. She also completed her Post Graduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy in 2020 and has focused her skills on Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy ever since.

Janaka Radich

Janaka Radich

BHSc (Physio) MPNZ, COMT

Janaka specialises in treating sporting and complex spinal injuries and has a keen interest in manual therapy and acupuncture completing post-graduate courses in osteopathic manipulation and muscle energy techniques.