29 Oct

Illiotibial band (ITB) syndrome

icon What is it? Iliotibial band (ITB) syndrome is an overuse injury of the fascia (connective tissue) that runs along the outer thigh from the pelvis to the top of the tibia, crossing both the hip and knee joints. The role of the ITB is to work with its associated muscles to stabilise the leg […]

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17 Sep

Lower limb injuries in breaststroke swimmers

Lower limb injuries in breaststroke swimmers: Epidemiology and common conditions icon We all know that shoulder pain is by far the most prevalent injury in the competitive swimming population, with prevalence reported between 40% and 90%, depending on what you read. Considering that the upper limbs provide up to 80% of forward propulsion in freestyle, […]

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18 Sep

Patellofemoral pain: Why is my knee sore?

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29 Jun

Custom Orthotics

Custom Orthotics – An Advanced Treatment option for Lower Limb Pain Here Matt Shanahan discusses the use and benefits of custom orthotics.     It’s next to impossible to come across a person with the perfect foot type, possessing flawless toe alignment, an ideal arch height and a seamless stride. The foot structure of any […]

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29 Apr

ACL Injury Prevention in Women’s Football (Soccer)

The ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) is a thick ligament is located deep inside your knee joint that contributes heavily to the control of rotation at the knee joint. Control of knee rotation is essential in sports that require change of direction like football (soccer) and netball. The ACL has strong communication pathways with the brain […]

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22 Mar

Knee pain and basketball

Jumpers Knee With basketball becoming more and more popular, basketball related injuries are increasingly seen in the clinic. Knee pain can be a common issue/injury that presents. Between 2005-2007, 14.7% of injuries sustained in US high school basketball competitions was to the knee (Borowski 2008), second only to the foot and ankle, at 39.7%. One […]

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