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Meniscal Injuries – What are they and how are they best treated?

Meniscus and cartilage injuries are a common knee injury that can occur from a specific injury or gradually as part of the normal wear and tear to the knee joint. Our physiotherapist Sarah Yule examines the best way to treat meniscus injuries. What is the mensicus? The knee is a hinge joint structured to allow [...]

By |2020-06-24T16:55:16+10:00June 24th, 2020|Exercise, Physiotherapy, Prehabilitation, Strength Training|Comments Off on Meniscal Injuries – What are they and how are they best treated?

ACL rehabilitation following surgery

The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is one of the main structures that helps stabilise the knee.  It attaches from the femur to tibia (thigh bone to lower leg bone) and is most commonly injured in sports requiring explosive jumping and change of direction movements. Australia currently has the highest rate of reported ACL injury in [...]

By |2020-02-07T15:32:17+11:00February 7th, 2020|Physiotherapy, Strength Training|0 Comments

The role of physiotherapy for ACL injuries

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the most critical ligaments designed to provide stability around the knee.  With the middle of winter sporting codes and ski season, injury or rupture to the ACL is one of the most debilitating conditions of the knee.   What causes an ACL injury? ACL injuries commonly occur during "non-contact" [...]

By |2017-08-03T17:15:35+10:00August 3rd, 2017|Children's Health, Physiotherapy|0 Comments