Ankle Self-Mobilisation Exercise

This Exercise aims to improve Ankle Mobility. Equipment Needed: a thick power band and an anchor point This is great for anyone with pain or stiffness at the front of the ankle during running or [...]

Pronation and Achillies Tendon Pain

What is Achilles Tendon Pain? Inflammation of the Achilles tendon occurs from microtrauma to the fibres of the tendon. It presents with pain in and around the back of the ankle due to increased [...]

Hip Impingement (FAIS)

What is Femoral Acetabular Impingement Syndrome (FAIS)? Femoral Acetabular Impingement (FAI) is a condition involving a mismatch between the femoral head (ball) and the acetabulum (socket) of the [...]

ACLR – Return to Running

Returning to running after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstructions is a significant milestone. After ACL rupture, surgical repair most usually is carried out with the goal of returning to [...]

Plantar Fasciitis

What is the Plantar Fascia? The plantar fascia is the thick and strong piece of tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot. It begins at the base of the heel bone and runs along to the toes – [...]

The Hip Flexors

Anatomy of the Hip Muscles The hip flexors are a group of two muscles known as iliopsoas (the illiacus muscle and the psoas muscle). They sit at the front of the hip, originating deep in the [...]

Hamstring Injuries

The Hamstrings are the group of three muscles that run down the back of the thigh: Semitendinosus (most medial / toward the inside of the thigh with long thin tendon) Semimembranosus (also toward [...]

Knee Ligaments – Why Do They Matter?

Overview Torn knee ligaments are one of the most common injuries among sports people. They occur for various reasons – a differing mechanism of injury according to which ligament is injured. Most [...]

Acute Meniscal Tears

Anatomy The menisci are load bearing structures in your knee. They fill the gaps between the round shape of the femur (thigh bone) and the flat, upper surface of the tibia (shin bone). Thus, this [...]

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