Sprained Ankles

I’ve Sprained my ANKLE   The ankle ligament sprain is an extremely common injury in sport. Aussie rules, netball, basketball and the weekend warrior exposes the ankle to extreme pressure. With the demands of these sports its not uncommon we can sustain an ankle injury. The most common ankle ligament sprain is a lateral (outside of leg) ligament sprain. The most common cause is the foot rolling outwards on a change of direction or standing on an opponent’s foot and...

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Cervical Headaches

February 2016 Cervical Headaches   Headaches are a very common and debilitating condition. Whilst there are many forms of headaches with numerous causes, your neck is a very common source. This is not surprising considering our work commitments and the length of time we spend faced with the computer. It’s our prolonged posture in sitting that eventually leads to potential problems over time. Experimental studies show that the upper 3 vertebrae are intimately related to the same nerves that supply our...

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Low Back Pain

February 2016 Low Back Pain   Low back pain (LBP) is an extremely common compliant in society. In fact, 80% of us will suffer from some form of LBP in our lifetime. Categorically, LBP generally falls under 2 umbrellas: Non-specific LBP Specific LBP Non-specific LBP is as the names states non-specific. The nature of the person’s pain is not visibly seen on the vast forms of imaging and so no specific structure can be labeled as the causative origin. Specific...

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