May 11, 2018

Anterior ankle impingement

What is it?  Anterior ankle impingement, also known as anterior impingement syndrome, is a musculoskeletal condition where repetitive forces compress and damage the tissues at the front of the ankle, causing pain and stiffness. It is a common injury that can affect people of all ages, however is usually seen in athletes of sports involving […]

May 10, 2018

Tennis elbow

  What is Tennis Elbow? Tennis elbow, also known as Lateral Epicondylitis, is a common condition characterised by pain at the outside of the elbow with movements of the wrist and hand. The pain is usually localized to the tendon of a small muscle of the forearm just below the elbow called Extensor Carpi Radialis […]

April 3, 2018

Shin Splints

What is it? Medically known as Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome, shin splints is a term used to refer to pain along the inside of the tibia or shin bone. The exact pathology that causes the pain of shin splints is unclear and imaging such as ultrasound produces similar results when compared to persons who don’t […]

March 8, 2018

What Are Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis?

One of the primary roles of the spine is to protect the spinal cord. This means that the spine needs to be strong while maintaining the flexibility required for a movable trunk. While the spine is very sturdy, spinal injuries do occur. Health professionals often use terms to describe and classify injuries of the body, […]

September 5, 2016

Osteoarthritis and Physiotherapy

According to the Australian Physiotherapy Association over 1.2 million Australians suffer from osteoarthritis, and about 80 per cent of these suffer from knee osteoarthritis. It is one of the leading causes of musculoskeletal pain and disability. So what exactly is osteoarthritis and what can be done about it? What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is a common […]

August 29, 2016

The Importance of Correct Bike Set-Up

Whether you are an elite level cyclist or a recreational cyclist, correct bike set-up is essential for reducing the risk of injury and optimising performance. Cyclists often spend many hours on the bike while sitting in the same position and pushing a huge amount of force through the pedals. While many cycling injuries are the […]

July 11, 2016

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July 11, 2016

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