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What You Really Ought to Know About Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow or Lateral Epicondylitis

With the Australian Open now over, I thought I’d take a moment to write about the injury “Tennis Elbow” or Lateral Epicondylitis as it is known in medical circles.

As is the case with many medical […]

Everything You Need To Know About Your Ankle Injury

Ankle Sprains and Rehabilitation

Ankle sprains are a common sporting injury, but can be a lot more problematic to rehabilitate than the often simple mechanism of injury.

Most ankle sprains are of the lateral ligaments and occur when the […]

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    Foam Roller Exercises and Stretches for Injury Prevention and Physiotherapy

Foam Roller Exercises and Stretches for Injury Prevention and Physiotherapy

Foam roller exercises… most people either love them or hate them!

Truthfully, most people start out hating them but learn to love them when they feel the benefits of regular use.

I’ll be honest, using a foam roller on the ITB […]

Seasonal Swimming – A Physiotherapist’s perspective

Preventing Swimming Injuries

 
Although our Melbourne weather is at times telling us a bit of a different story, it’s quickly becoming that time of year again. With summer upon us, it’s time for people to start shedding some layers, pulling […]

Shoulder Rehabilitation

How to prevent shoulder pain and injury

 
As the weather warms up and we pull the bathers out from the bottom drawer or dust off the tennis racquet, I thought it would be a good time to discuss shoulder pain […]

Shin Splints or MTP

Pre-season injuries: medial shin pain/ MTSS / MTP / ‘Shin Splints’

 
Most people have heard the term shin splints which is a generalised term covering a number of different injuries in the shin area. This term is slowly being phased […]

Achilles Tendinopathy

Achilles Tendon strengthening techniques.

 
This month we’re addressing another common presentation amongst our running clientele (and something I have personally undergone rehab for): an Achilles Tendinopathy.

The term tendinopathy basically refers to degeneration of a tendon, and is usually precipitated by […]