Persistent foot or ankle pain?

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Have you considered the talonavicular or calcaneocuboid joint elements?   Foot and ankle conditions such as a sprained ankle or ankle fracture are common. They are some of the most frequent injuries presenting to emergency departments and GPs across the country. Most will resolve as expected within normal healing times for bones and ligaments but a percentage of complaints take longer to improve. One of the…

Sprained your ankle?

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What causes a sprained ankle?   There are 5 risk factors that can cause the problem to persist: Ankle sprains are very common. They are the number one injury presenting to most emergency departments. Most of us will have experienced an ankle sprain at some point in our lives. This acute injury commonly affects the ligaments on the outside…

Worried About Your Pain? – Red Flags to Look Out For

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Throughout our lifetime we will all experience pain at some point. We will have periods of time when we might get ill and feel horrible in ourselves. Pain or illness can be upsetting and make us feel rubbish. Usually this will pass within a short time span and we can then return to our usual activities, quickly forgetting how horrible we felt…

What Causes This Pain Under My Heel?

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Pain under the heel can be caused by a number of different reasons. In this blog we will discuss the different causes and discuss how to determine which it might be. Careful Physiotherapy assessment will involve an in-depth assessment your particular set of symptoms to determine what might be causing your pain. Heel pain is very common with…

How can Physio help your mobility?

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What is a mobility problem? Mobility problems can occur whatever age or ability you are; ranging from a child to an athlete to an elderly person. Mobility is ability to move – this can be running, walking, moving a wheelchair or walking with aids like crutches or sticks.  Your mobility may have deteriorated to some degree due an injury,…

All you need to know about Tendons

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Some facts about our tendons They come in varying shapes and sizes within the body They allow smooth movement around corners and are efficient pulleys for the action of our muscles.  Good example of this is our the tendons in our fingers and hands which allow the fine and precise movements we have but within the restricted space of our slim fingers and hands. Tendons…

How to Properly Recover from an ACL Repair

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Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repairs are a very common operation amongst sporting individuals. Most physiotherapists will likely be treating patients after ACL repairs at any given time. You would imagine that most patients would be treated in a similar way for the same injury, but this is not the case as there are many good and many bad ways to rehabilitate an ACL…

How to Treat Achilles Tendon Ruptures – Should You Have Surgery?

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The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the human body. It is both powerful and flexible, allowing us to run and jump. The tendon acts like a spring and stores and uses energy to spring us forwards or upwards. Unfortunately we can use this great ability to its maximum and damage can occur. Achilles tendon ruptures are an incredibly common injury.…

Experiencing High Pain? Could it be Complex Regional Pain Syndrome?

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What are the other names for CRPS? Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) has been known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Arm and Neck Syndrome, Causalgia, Reflex Neurovascular Dystrophy and Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain Syndrome to name a few. I am also sure that each person who has had to live with this condition has some other personal names they use to describe it!…

10 Common Injuries From Skiing or Snowboarding

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Like all sports, there’s always the risk we can injure ourselves whilst skiing or snowboarding. This could be due to snow conditions, skiing ability, tiredness or collisions with another person or object. Here are the 10 most common injuries that you could sustain on the slopes: 1.  Peroneal Tendon Injuries  Peroneal tendon injuries are often described as a “sprain with pain…