31Aug/16

Dead Leg Injury

A ‘Dead Leg’ injury relates to a blow to the outside of the thigh with a blunt object, e.g. someone else’s knee! It is an extremely painful bruising of the tissues, and canRead More…

31Aug/16

Golfers Elbow and Tennis Elbow

Golfers Elbow and Tennis Elbow   Many people suffer from elbow pain, either on the inside or the outside of the joint. It can be caused by an over strain of the tendons at theRead More…

31Aug/16

ACL

 Anterior Cruciate Ligament In sport, the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) sometimes gets partially or fully torn. Accurate diagnosis is important, but often its better to wait for the swelling to reduce beforeRead More…

31Aug/16

Knee Injury

Meniscal or cartilage tear of the knee   Inside the knee joint are two rounded shock absorbers, each one called a ‘Meniscus’. If caught in a forced twisted position, one may tear.Read More…

31Aug/16

Achilles Tendonitis

The Achilles Tendon attaches the calf to the heel bone. It can become inflamed if it is repeatedly contacting out of alignment. This can occur if the arch of your foot hasRead More…

31Aug/16

Groin Strain

Groin Strain Groin strain is a very painful injury. It is a strain to the muscles on the inside of the thigh which attach to the pelvis. They are are called the Adductors. TheirRead More…

31Aug/16

Torn Hamstring

Torn Hamstring The Hamstring muscle is made up of three long muscles at the back of the thigh. Together they bend the knee and extend the hip, giving them two functions. Therefore itsRead More…

31Aug/16

Ankle Sprain

Ankle Sprain   An ankle sprain happens very easily, you step awkwardly on rough ground or miss your footing coming down from a pavement…and agony strikes! The ligament on the side ofRead More…