Knee Specialist Sydney CBD

Associate Professor Leo Pinczewski. Sydney Physiotherapy are proud to work closely with one of the worlds leading knee surgeons. A/Prof Leo Pinczewski has pioneered the Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction and is internationally recognized for his work. He has performed over 12,000 ACL reconstructions and continues presenting and researching in this field. Awards & Research Commitment […]

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Ankle Physio – Ankle Sprain | Sydney CBD

What is a Sprained Ankle? Generally speaking, when you roll your ankle you can cause an overstretching injury to ligaments. This ‘overstretching’ can be deemed mild, moderate or severe. A mild may be a stretch, moderate a small tear & severe a rupture or complete tear. Severe ankle sprains can also cause avulsions (torn ligament […]

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Rugby Injuries

Rugby demands a lot for the body. It is a high demand and high impact team sport. Historically it has been a sport dominated by males but as of late has picked up major interest by females. Statistically, 1 in 4 rugby players are likely to suffer an injury during a season. Major risk factors […]

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Sports Injury – Hamstring Strain

Hamstring strains are very common in sports including football, soccer, hockey, sprinting, dancing and AFL. In AFL the it is the most common sports injury with a rate of 6 injuries per club per season. Similarly in the English premier League has a rate of 5 hamstring strains per club per season. On average each […]

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Shin Splints

Shin Splints – What do I do now? Shin Splints are one of the most common injuries amongst runners. The term is recognised as pain at the front (anterior) or back (posterior) of the shins. Pain at the front of the shins can be due to an overloaded Tibialis Anterior muscle. This muscle is responsible […]

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Knee Physio Sydney CBD | ACL Rehabilitation Protocol

ACL Rehabilitation Protocol (2018) – Click Here Overview Recovery after ACL reconstruction requires a thorough rehabilitation programme to ensure optimal function of the knee. The long term goal should be a return to sport and a correction of pre-injury deficits making the patient a better athlete than before their ACL injury. The rehabilitation program must consider […]

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Knee Physio Sydney CBD – Recovery from ACL Surgery

ACL physio – Recovery from surgery (~0-2 weeks) We will remove dressings during the first session of ACL physio. Once checked and clear we can begin an  exercise program consisting of range of movement and gentle quadriceps strengthening exercises. Following these exercises, practice gait control with the guidance from the physiotherapist. Finally ice and compression […]

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Knee Physio Sydney CBD – ACL Management

SO you have suffered a knee injury, in particular the ACL and are thinking about getting ACL surgery? After a knee injury (ACL) when are you ready for surgery? To be ready for surgery you must reach a certain level of strength. This is achieved with an ACL Prehab program. It is very important to […]

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Low Back Pain Physiotherapy

Most of the population will experience low back pain at some point in the lifespan. Fortunately with correct management an acute bout of low back pain will resolve within a few weeks. What triggers it? Your lumbar spine is made up of 5 very strong vertebrae separated by a strong soft tissue called discs. The […]

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