High ankle sprains

What is a high ankle sprain?    A high ankle sprain is stretching of the ligament in front of the ankle which holds our two leg bones- fibula and tibia together above our ankle joint. High ankle sprain is caused...

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Returning to exercise in a covid-normal world

With a COVID normal closing in, many typical ways of life slowly return. The recent return of gyms, exercise and sport, combined with the improved weather is a much-needed boost to the community. But, whilst we are all very...

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The Dangers of Exercising with Poor Technique

Our bodies are resilient, strong and are made to move, but unfortunately our bodies are not invincible.  There is a lot of risk involved if we use our bodies in the wrong way, and the dangers of exercising with...

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Understanding Concussions

A higher emphasis is being placed on concussion injuries, and for good reason. Although the long-term side effects of concussion are yet to be fully understood, traumatic injuries to the brain over short period of time can increase the...

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Hamstring Injuries

As winter sports begin, so does the potential risk of associated injuries. Sports that require sprinting, kicking, acceleration and change of direction have an increased risk of participants developing soft tissue injuries, specifically hamstring injuries. What causes hamstring injuries? Hamstring...

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What to expect after an Ankle Sprain

Anatomy of the Ankle The main movement of the ankle is bending the foot upwards and downwards, and there are a number of small bones in the foot that also allow slight rotation and twisting of the foot. There are...

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