Repetitive ankle sprain and chronic ankle instability

Repetitive ankle sprain and chronic ankle instability Do you find that your ankles constantly give way, falling outwards, or maybe you have trouble balancing when walking on uneven surfaces? Repeated spraining of your ankle causes the connective tissues or ligaments to stretch or tear, leaving the ankle in a long-term (chronically) unstable state. This instability leaves your ankles prone to giving way, generally whilst walking or during other activities, and may also happen when simply standing. Other common experiences of...

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Business Awards Finalist Certificate

We are very excited to announce that Hoppers Physio has been selected as a Finalist for the 2018 Wyndham Business Awards Professional Services Medium section. Pictures of our Practice Manager Kathy, being presented with the Finalist Certificate by the Mayor Councillor Peter Maynard and other business awards finalists of that section. >The Award night is on Friday 24th August 2018.    

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Patellofemoral pain

Patellofemoral pain  is one of the most common knee complaints of both the young active sportsperson and the elderly. Below is some great to help you better understand what you pain is all about. Relevant Anatomy The patello-femoral joint is comprised of two bones; the patella (kneecap) and the femur (thigh bone). When the knee is bent, the patella sits in position at the distal femur within the trochlea groove (or femoral trochlea). As the knee is straightened, the trochlea...

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