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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Sprained Ankle

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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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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ACL physio – Recovery from 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 injury – 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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