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2021

Runner's Knee

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15/09/2021 12:00 PM
"Runner's knee is the common term used to describe any condition that produces pain around the knee cap (patella). As the name suggests, running is a common cause of Runner's Knee, but...

Hamstring Tendinopathy

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15/09/2021 12:00 PM
Hamstring tendinopathy, commonly known as hamstring tendonitis, is a common source of hip and buttock pain. It typically presents as pain stemming from the “sit bones” or ischial tuberosity of the...

Recovery Series: Sleep

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15/09/2021 12:00 PM
Patients often ask what they can be doing better to help heal, prevent an injury from happening or enhance their performance. Apart from being diligent with their rehab exercises (we know when you...

Recovery Series: Hydration

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15/09/2021 12:00 PM
Whether you're healing from an injury, surgery or recovering after a workout, maintaining good hydration is critical to your recovery.  It is important to consume an adequate amount of water per...

Exercise During Menopause

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20/08/2021 12:00 PM
What is menopause?  Menopause is the period of time after the last menstrual cycle, signifying the end of a woman's reproductive period. Typically, menopause occurs between 40-60 years of age...

Frozen Shoulder

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19/08/2021 14:00 PM
Frozen Shoulder or adhesive capsulitis is an inflammatory condition that is a common source of significant pain and stiffness. The connective tissue of the ball socket joint, known as the joint...

Shin Splints

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21/07/2021 10:00 AM
What are shin splints? Shin splints describes pain felt along the shinbone, from the knee to ankle. The pain is caused by inflammation of the muscles, tendons and bone around the front of the lower...

Ice or Heat - The Age Old Question

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21/07/2021 10:00 AM
Part 1: Crushed ice for 5 minutes is all you need! Why do we ice? Contrary to popular belief, ice doesn't have a direct effect on swelling.  It does have a direct effect on numbing pain and...

Tennis Elbow

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21/07/2021 09:00 AM
Tennis Elbow Lateral epicondylitis, also known as “Tennis Elbow” is the most common overuse injury of the elbow. However, only 5% of people that present with tennis elbow actually relate it to...

5 Tips for a Successful Return to the Gym after Marathon Training or a "lockdown" hiatus

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15/07/2021 09:00 AM
We know that rest is good for the body.  However, periods of prolonged rest (i.e. over 6+ weeks) or "absolute" rest can be deleterious, leading to injuries down the line. These injuries typically...