Syndesmosis / High Ankle Sprains

Syndesmosis / High Ankle Sprains

Often referred to as a high ankle sprain, “syndesmotic injuries, account for around 11% to 17% of total ankle sprains” (Salaameh et al, 2022). The Sydnesmosis is a complex ligamentous structure that joins the tibia and fibula just above the talus of the ankle. It is...
What is an adductor tear or groin strain?

What is an adductor tear or groin strain?

Adductor injuries account for 2-14% of all injuries in women and 4-19% in men participating in sport (Walden et al, 2015). The “adductors” are the six muscles that are responsible for bringing the leg towards the body’s midline. Anatomically, they lie on the...
Iliotibial Band Syndrome – ITBS

Iliotibial Band Syndrome – ITBS

liotibial Band Syndrome – ITBS (also known as ITB Friction Syndrome) is an overuse injury of the lateral knee. Pain often presents as a localised, burning sensation – usually following an increase in load or activity. This injury is commonly seen in runners and...
Golfers Elbow – Flexor Tendinopathy

Golfers Elbow – Flexor Tendinopathy

What is Golfer’s Elbow? Medically known as medial epicondylalgia or a flexor tendinopathy, Golfer’s elbow is a painful and irritable condition affecting the tendons that attach at the common flexor origin of the medial elbow (Kiel & Kaiser, 2023), primarily the...
Tibialis Posterior Tendinopathy

Tibialis Posterior Tendinopathy

The Tibialis Posterior is a muscle that runs down the inside of the shin and attaches into the Navicular and medial cuneiform bones of the midfoot (Corcoran & Varacallo, 2023). It acts as the primary dynamic stabiliser of the rearfoot and medial longitudinal arch....