Injury

Plantar Fasciitis

2020-05-07T15:29:56+10:00

Plantar heel pain AKA plantar fasciitis is an overuse condition of the plantar fascia often at its origin and attachment to the heel bone (calcaneus). Those that have had it know how painful and frustrating this injury can be. Some describe it as walking on broken glass every morning. Ouch! Over the years, treatment for [...]

Plantar Fasciitis2020-05-07T15:29:56+10:00

A Beginner’s Guide to Running

2020-04-21T14:54:59+10:00

Ever thought of taking up running? Well, now is a good time! With gyms closed and sport suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, running can be a great alternative to keep your fitness levels up during this period (and to pass some time). Starting out as a runner can be a scary thing though, especially [...]

A Beginner’s Guide to Running2020-04-21T14:54:59+10:00

Muscle Cramps

2020-03-12T14:30:51+10:00

  If you’ve ever had a muscle cramp, you know how painful they can be especially when it strikes when you least expect it. Ouch! A very common question that we get is ‘how do I stop cramps?’ Most people think that dehydration or heat causes cramps and we’ve all seen the ‘magic remedy’ like [...]

Muscle Cramps2020-03-12T14:30:51+10:00

How to… Low Dye Taping

2020-03-09T18:45:44+10:00

If you rely on somebody to tape your foot…well now you don’t have to! In today’s “How to” blog we are going to look at how to do your own Low Dye taping.   What is Low Dye taping? What is it used for? Low dye taping is a taping technique designed to support the [...]

How to… Low Dye Taping2020-03-09T18:45:44+10:00

Shin Splints

2020-03-02T15:03:41+10:00

One of the most frustrating things is wanting to run or play sport and being limited by niggling pain that doesn’t seem to go away. Shin splints, also known as "Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS)" is an umbrella term for pain in the shin with running or activity, that may not be debilitating but can be [...]

Shin Splints2020-03-02T15:03:41+10:00

Pre-Season Training – How To Make The Most Of It!

2020-02-26T20:55:53+10:00

By this time of year, those of us playing sport are well into our gruelling pre-season. For many, it’s a time to prepare for the oncoming season and for others this is a time to recover from an injury. Why is pre-season so important? “If you fail to prepare, you’ve prepared to fail!” Preseason is [...]

Pre-Season Training – How To Make The Most Of It!2020-02-26T20:55:53+10:00

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome – A Real Pain In The Knee

2019-10-24T12:28:37+10:00

Do you have pain in the front of your knee that seems to have come from nowhere? Does it hurt when you are going up or downstairs? Or if you have been sitting for too long? Well there is a fair chance that you have developed Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS), a pain in the front [...]

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome – A Real Pain In The Knee2019-10-24T12:28:37+10:00

Ankle Sprains in Basketball

2019-10-17T15:34:07+10:00

As physios, ankle sprains are one of the most common sporting basketball injuries we see! However, we find its prevalence may be responsible for the public’s relaxed attitude to the management of this injury, and hence a high recurrence rate. It is said only 50% of people suffering an ankle sprain seek medical attention!! As [...]

Ankle Sprains in Basketball2019-10-17T15:34:07+10:00

Shoulders – Why Don’t We Treat Them Properly?

2019-09-05T12:06:25+10:00

This is something that bugs many in the health field - why do we treat shoulders so differently to many other joints? You might be wondering what I mean by this...I mean that when people come in with say, knee pain, we aim to reduce the pain, increase the movement and then gradually load the [...]

Shoulders – Why Don’t We Treat Them Properly?2019-09-05T12:06:25+10:00