Risk of Achilles pain during lockdown

Risk of Achilles pain during lockdown

Have you started walking or running as a result of lockdown? Have you perhaps overdone it or noticed your shoes aren’t great and started to feel pain in the back of your heel around your Achilles tendon? If so you are not alone. With the increase in outdoor exercise...
Risk of Achilles pain during lockdown

Why should I get my hamstring tear assessed?

Hamstring tears are among the most common sporting injuries accounting for one in every five to six sports injuries. They are generally associated with maximal exertion sprinting, acceleration or kicking. Unfortunately, up to a third of sustained hamstring injuries...
Knee Dislocations

Knee Dislocations

Patella dislocations are a common injury and account for approximately 2 to 3% of all knee injuries (Atkin et al, 2020). A patella dislocation occurs when the patella (kneecap) moves out of the groove in which it usually sits, typically shifting in an outward...
High Ankle Sprain

High Ankle Sprain

Have you ever hurt your ankle playing sport and are struggling to walk? Your walking is not improving, and it feels different to a normal ankle sprain? Maybe you have a fracture? Or is it a syndesmosis injury? What is a Syndesmosis Injury? A syndesmosis injury is...
What Is Wry neck?

What Is Wry neck?

Have you ever woken up in the morning with a sore neck, muscle spasm and the inability to turn your head? Well, this is the typical presentation of an acute wry neck.  Often sufferers of an acute wry neck have no idea what brought on the symptoms.  It may occur after...