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Recovering from a workplace injury

Recovering from a workplace injury

Workplace injuries are not sports medicine injuries! Firstly, having worked with workplace/workcover injuries and within the occupational health setting for many years one can easily state that work injuries, be it a sprained ankle ankle or what appears as a simple...
How to treat hamstring tears

How to treat hamstring tears

What is a Hamstring Tear? The hamstring muscle group is composed of 3 separate muscles in the back of the thigh that run from our buttocks to past our knee. They specifically help to flex/bend the knee, but play more important roles functional activities such as...
Patello-femoral pain

Patello-femoral pain

What is Patellofemoral Pain? The patellofemoral joint is where your patella (kneecap) and femur (thigh bone) meet at the front of your knee. The underside of your kneecap sits in a groove within your thigh bone called the patellofemoral groove. Patellofemoral pain is...
Knee osteoarthritis

Knee osteoarthritis

What is knee osteoarthritis? Arthritis means joint inflammation. I mean, that is an exact definition of the word. Although, the term is really used to describe degeneration of cartilage and pain at a joint. Knee arthritis (osteoarthritis) is a degenerative condition...
Achilles tendonitis

Achilles tendonitis

What is Achilles Tendinitis? Achilles Tendinitis is an overuse injury to the Achilles tendon which is located on the lower part of your calf and connects the calf to the heel. A tendinitis refers to the breakdown of collagen in a tendon. This causes burning pain in...