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Ankle Injuries – How common are they?

Ankle injuries

With Winter sports in full swing now – league, union, netball and of course soccer, we see all kinds of injuries. Which leads me onto probably the most common injury we see – the ankle! Sprains to the ankle are one of the most common sporting injuries. A sprain = tearing of the ligaments that […]

The rise of knee pain

Knee pain

One thing many people, especially parents, should be aware of is that the earlier treatment can begin, the better the prognosis. Some common conditions include: Osgood Schlatter’s: is the most common and involves inflammation of the patella ligament below the kneecap. It is characterized by a painful lump and is most often seen in young […]

Common Foot Conditions

As we lace up our sneakers or strap on our cleats, we often forget about the unsung heroes of our athletic endeavours – our feet. But sometimes, they can develop issues that hamper our mobility and performance. Let’s take a look at some of the most common foot conditions that physiotherapists often encounter: Plantar Fasciitis: […]