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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Tendon Pain

What causes tendon pain? Tendon pain is generally caused by direct impact or repetitive motion. Your tendons are designed to withstand high loads, when the load becomes too much your tendons will hurt. A high load can happen in two ways: High force in a short amount of time (Usually when landing or falling awkwardly) […]

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Running Physio

Running Physio Find a physio that understands running! Running is an excellent way to keep fit and healthy. It helps clear your mind and keep body weight at down. Unfortunately it often can come hand in hand with injuries which can really slow you down and lead to frustrations, both physically and mentally. The body […]

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Heel pain and Plantar-fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis is a type of heel pain that can occur with an impact injury or build up over time. The plantar fascia is long ligament or arch under the foot. This pain can happen to anyone and commonly affects runners.   Why do I have it? When the plantar fascia’s ability to tolerate impact […]

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Anti-extension exercises and core strength

Core strength & anti-extension exercises: Why are they important? Anti-extension exercises resist your lower back from getting into a hyperextended position or ‘lumbar lordosis’. A hyperextended lumbar spine is a position that can hurt you especially if you are in that position when lifting heavy or heavy-ish weights. Anti-extension exercises hence can be helpful for […]

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