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 [...]

Three Stages of Strain Healing

What is a Muscle Strain? A strain is an injury caused by excessive stretching to a muscle or musculotendinous unit, through either an unusual muscle contraction or over-stretching. The common [...]

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 – [...]

Osteoporosis and Physical Treatment

Osteoporosis and Physical Treatment   Osteoporosis is a bone disease which affects 11% of men and 27% of women over the age of 60 in Australia. It is often caused by hormonal changes [...]

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 [...]