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  • Foot – Plantar fasciitis

    4 October 2017

    Foot Plantar Fasciitis Plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of the piece of connective tissue that runs from the heel to the base of the toes. If you have plantar fasciitis you will most likely be experiencing a burning pain on the arch of the foot during running and jumping or when you pull your toes […] Tags: foot, foot pain adelaide, pain, pf, plantar fascia, plantar fascia pain, plantar fascia treatment, plantar fasciitis, plantar fasciitis treatment, tissue

  • Ankle

    4 October 2017

    Ankle Ankle Sprains The ankle is one of the most commonly injured joints in the body due to its heavy involvement in changing direction when running. The most often injured ligament in the ankle is the ATFL, or anterior talo-fibular ligament which joins the talus to the fibular on the outside and front of the […] Tags: achilles tendon, Ankle, inflammation, pain, sprain, tendonitis

  • Lower leg

    4 October 2017

    Lower Leg Shin Splints Shin Splints is the name given to a condition known as medial tibial stress syndrome. Most commonly seen in runners or people from team sports, it involves pain on the inside of the lower leg but above the ankle. This pain will often be felt at the beginning and end of […] Tags: compartment syndrome, leg, lower leg, Shin, splints

  • Knee

    4 October 2017

    Knee The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) connects your thigh bone to your shin bone and helps to control forwards and rotational movements of your shin on your thigh bone. It is called the cruciate ligament, not because it is crucial to the knee, but because it forms a cross with […] Tags: acl, anterior cruciate ligament, knee, Lateral Collateral Ligament, lcl, mcl, medial Collateral Ligaments, Meniscus, Patellofemoral

  • Groin

    4 October 2017

    Groin Osteitis Pubis Osteitis Pubis is an overuse injury that leads to persistent groin pain most commonly seen in athletes involved in sports such as football, rugby and soccer. The cause of the injury is most often thought to be from instability/poor control of the lumbosacral region which leads to shearing of the two ends […] Tags: athletes, groin, groin pain, groin strain, Osteitis Pubis, pain, Pubic Symphysis, sports

  • Hip

    4 October 2017

    Hip Bursitis Hip bursitis is a frustrating condition that often presents itself in combination with hip external rotator tendinopathy. Hip bursitis will most often feel like a deep ache on the side of the hip that is painful during activities such as running, walking, cycling and laying on the painful side. Hip bursitis is caused […] Tags: bursa, Bursitis, gluteal, hip, illipsoas, inflammation, ischial, pain, rotator, trochanteric

  • Fingers

    4 October 2017

    Fingers Dislocation Finger dislocation is usually the result of a blow to the finger, causing the soft tissue structures like muscles and ligaments that hold the joint in place to stretch so much that the two bones making up the joint become misaligned. Dislocations are usually extremely painful immediately and can also cause some numbness […] Tags: dislocation, finger, fingers, fracture, joint, ligament, muscle, pain

  • Wrist

    4 October 2017

    Wrist Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is irritation of the median nerve as it passes through a tunnel at the front of the wrist. The median nerve supplies feeling to the thumb, index, middle and half of the ring finger, which is why pain, numbness and/or pins and needles can be felt in these […] Tags: carpal, carpaltunnel, finger, inflammation, median, nerve, tenosynovitis, thumb, wrist

  • Elbow

    4 October 2017

    Elbow Tennis Elbow Tennis elbow is the collective name given to inflammation disorders of the lateral epicondyle of the elbow and the tendons that attach there. This condition basically means that the part of the elbow that wrist extensors and finger flexor muscle groups attach onto becomes inflamed due to overuse or injury. As with […] Tags: elbow, epicondyle, finger, flexor, golf, inflammation, injury, muscle, pain, tendon, tennis, treatment

  • Shoulder

    4 October 2017

    Shoulder Rotator Cuff Injury The Rotator Cuff is a vital grouping of four muscles around the shoulder that not only help to move the shoulder individually, but act in unison to stabilise the shoulder during other movements. Rotator Cuff muscles can be injured in a variety of ways however commonly involve the arm in an […] Tags: ac joint, cuff, disclocation, dislocated, injury, pain, rotator, shoulder

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