So you’ve entered 70.3, Comrades, Ironman, Epic or one of the many other awesome endurance or multi day events on offer and now what? In the weeks and months leading up to an event we all want to get fitter and stronger whilst remaining injury free. This can be the tricky part when we are pushing […]
The iliotibial band (ITB) is a long band of connective tissue than runs down the outer aspect of the thigh and runs over the knee, where it overlies a bony prominence, the femoral epicondyle and then attaches to the lower leg bone (tibia).
The immediate management for acute joint and muscle injuries includes protection, rest, ice, compression, elevation, referral.
Concussion is serious injury and is called a mild traumatic brain injury (mtbi) and can lead to death if not managed correctly.
Have you ever wondered what happens in your body after you have sprained your ankle or torn your hamstring?
Technically…and skeletally, anyone under the age of 25 is a young athlete, and our experience with young patients is often that children who are participating in sports need to be monitored to prevent injury.
There are two common complaints from adolescents namely anterior knee pain and shin splints. This article focuses on the causes, treatment and prevention.