Common soft tissue injuries

We are nearing the end of the year here in Australia, which means the sun is heating up and people are starting to get outdoors a little more. It’s at this time of the year lots of people head into the gym in search of a better body. Unfortunately for some, this can mean an […]

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Shoulder Physio

There are numerous structures of the shoulder that can cause shoulder. We can break it down to a series of categories. Rotator Cuff muscles & tendons These injuries may be acute, chronic or acute on chronic. An acute injury may include a muscle strain with or without a partial or complete tendon tear. An acute […]

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Syndesmosis (High Ankle Sprain) Treatment

Medical Management The treatment of a high ankle sprain will depend on the degree of injury. If you have a high grade injurry with  a mild widening between the tibia and fibula your foot will be immobilised. This require a boot for 4-8 week pending on pain, recovery & time to diagnosis. A higher grade […]

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Syndesmosis injury (High Ankle Sprain)

A high ankle sprain composes an injury to the ligaments above the ankle. These ligaments connect your tibia (shin bone) to your fibula (outside shin bone). The main ligament that connects these two bones is called the Syndesmosis ligament If you have a high ankle sprain, recovery will take a while longer than a normal […]

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Calf strain

What is it? A calf strain, commonly called a ‘pulled’ muscle, is caused by overstretching or tearing of either of the 2 calf muscles – the soleus and the gastrocnemius. Symptoms A calf strain usually starts with sudden pain in the back of the lower leg. A pop, snap or tearing sensation may be felt. […]

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ACL Physio – Goal Based Rehabilitation

Often we get asked when it is safe to return to sport following an ACL injury or ACL surgery. The answer is generally at least 9 months. This is with combination of completing many goals which should challenge you to become fitter and stronger during your rehabilitation. Here I present you the phases of recovery […]

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Sciatica Physiotherapy

What is it? Sciatica is nerve pain travelling down the leg. Sciatica symptoms include weakness, numbness pins and needles, electric shock sensations and aching. The pain will vary from infrequent and irritating to constant and incapacitating. As the nerve originate from the disc they will travel the length of your legs through various muscles. These […]

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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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