Quadricep Tears

Quadricep Tears

Your Quadricep Muscles are a group of muscles at the front of your thigh. Primarily these 4 muscles as a group extend your knee and ensure that your patella tracks correctly.  The rectus femoris is the most superficial of the quadriceps muscles alongside the vastus...
Shin Splints

Shin Splints

Shin splints or Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS) can be described as leg pain along the posterior medial border of the tibia (inside part of your shin bone). It is highly prevalent in both athletes and recreational runners with up to 35% and 20% experiencing MTSS...
ACL Injuries

ACL Injuries

The ACL is considered the primary stabiliser of the knee joint contributing to about 85% of knee stability (Grey et al, 2017). It has the role of limiting anterior translation of the tibia on the femur, optimising rotational stability of the knee joint and preventing...
Rotator Cuff Tears

Rotator Cuff Tears

The Rotator Cuff (RC) is comprised of 4 muscles and their tendons: Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Subscapularis and Teres Minor. The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the entire body making it easily susceptible to injury. Therefore, it requires a high degree of...
Meniscal Tears

Meniscal Tears

The medial and lateral menisci are two C-shaped fibrocartilaginous structures located on the top of the tibia. They act as a shock absorber, stabiliser and are an attachment site for tendons, muscles and ligaments. Meniscal tears can be:  Acute: A result of...
Plantar Fasciopathy

Plantar Fasciopathy

Plantar fasciopathy (PF) is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It involves inflammation of a thick band of tissue that runs across the bottom of your foot and connects your heel bone to your toes (plantar fascia). Signs and Symptoms Pain with first steps in...