August 8, 2019

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is a common cause of vertigo, best described as a false sensation of spinning. BPPV is sudden in onset, and usually only lasts in brief spells. It is typically triggered by movements of the head or certain head positions.

BPPV...

December 7, 2017

The Achilles tendon is the thickest, strongest tendon in the human body, able to transfer large forces when we move. The Achilles’ can transfer forces of up to 10 times your body weight when you jump, hop, run or skip. Many Achilles injuries are chronic and develop slo...

November 30, 2017

Load is possibly the hottest, most researched topic in sports at present. So, what is load?

Load is the work, exercise (load you put your body through) in training and /or competing in your chosen sport. Load is protective of injury and increases your risk of injury. Co...

July 11, 2017

Hamstring Strains are one of the most common sports injuries.

The hamstring muscles are found at the back of your thigh. The hamstrings are composed of three main muscles; the biceps femoris muscle, the semimembranosus muscle and the semitendinosus muscle. The biceps fe...

July 4, 2017

Lateral (or pain on the side) hip pain is an extremely common complaint, and often referred to as pain over the Greater trochanter or trochanteric pain. Pain typically presents in weight-bearing activities, especially ascending stairs, running or high impact activities...

June 29, 2017

Knee pain is one of the post common causes of pain experienced by people when they exercise. Due to the complex nature and different management required for knee pain, I’ve broken this blog into a few parts.

The knee is designed to be a hinge that swings backwards and f...

June 27, 2017

Knee pain is one of the post common causes of pain experienced by people when they exercise. Due to the complex nature and different management required for knee pain, I’ve broken this blog into a few parts.


To start with anterior knee pain (pain in the front of the kn...

June 19, 2017

Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries to the lower limb. They can vary in severity from “ouchy” and a bit sore to walk on, to requiring surgery for fractured bones or ligament reconstruction for instability.

Most of us at some time have “rolled” our ankle (l...

June 15, 2017

Proprioception – in Latin it means “one’s own,” “individual” and “to take or grasp.” In Physiotherapy it means “the sense of where the body (or a limb) is in relation to the rest of the body and the environment.”

Proprioception is essentially messages sent to the brain...

June 7, 2017


 

Is your foot strong enough for your level of activity?


The foot is one of the most dynamic areas of the body, it also takes some of the most punishment. Many people know the importance of looking after their core to prevent back pain, or their rotator cuff and scapul...

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