• Syndesmosis Injuries

    Syndesmosis Injuries

    The syndesmosis refers to the “high ankle” – the unification of the tibia and fibula (two long bones of the shin. These bones are stabilised strongly by a number of important structures including:

    • Interosseous membrane
    • AITFL
    • PITFL
    • Deltoid ligament

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  • Preventing knee pain on the bike – 5 steps

    Preventing knee pain on the bike – 5 steps

    Don’t forget the warm up!

    • Similar to other sports and activities, a brief warm up before you get into the ‘grit’ of the riding is a great way to increase blood flow and prepare the muscles for the ride ahead. Aim for 10-15 minutes of mild to moderate spinning before high intensity flats or climbs.

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  • Rotator Cuff Pathology

    Rotator Cuff Pathology

    The shoulder joint is a fascinating, intricate joint that relies on the coordination of a huge number of muscles around the scapula (shoulder blade) and humerus (arm bone) to function normally. Unlike most joints of the body, the shoulder relies on active (muscular) structures for stability as opposed to bony congruency. Read more

  • Adductor Related Groin Pain

    Adductor Related Groin Pain

    The adductor group is made up of five muscles (pectineus, gracilis, adductor longus, adductor brevis, and adductor magnus) that attach the femur (thigh bone) to the pelvis (pubic region). They have an important role when kicking, accelerating and rapidly changing direction, thus the load on this region is extremely high during many sports such as football. Read more

  • Why When we Breathe Matters in Pilates

    Why When we Breathe Matters in Pilates

    One of the most confusing parts of foundational Pilates is knowing when to breathe in and out. It can feel so unnatural to begin with. But there is a method to your physiotherapist’s instructions! Read more