About Andrew Darcey

Andrew Darcey is a Sports Physiotherapist based in Adelaide, South Australia. Andrew has a special interest in shoulder rehabilitation and works with Rowing and Australian Rules Football at an elite level.

Reds get the Leading Edge in Physios

Adelaide United Win

Reds get the Leading Edge in Physios Leading Edge has recently formed a relationship with Adelaide United Football Club, the current A-League Premiers. One of our Physiotherapists, Mat Prior, has been appointed as the Lead Physiotherapist for “The Reds” for the 2016-17 season and is already putting the Leading Edge touch on the club’s preparation […]

James Trotter’s Olympic Highlights

James the Redeemer

James Trotter’s Olympic Highlights James Trotter recently returned from being the Deputy Head of Physiotherapy at the Australian Medical Headquarters at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Below are some of his highlights of a fantastic tour: \ \ Share This:

Land like a Ballet Dancer to Prevent ACL injuries

ACL Injury

Land like a Ballet Dancer to Prevent ACL injuries Athletes have a great incidence of ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) injuries. Women have an increased incidence when compared to men, even when accounting for time of play etc. This may be due to differences in: Physical conditioning Muscular strength Neuromuscular control Pelvis and leg alignment Increased […]

Don’t Let Christmas Cause Injuries!

Xmas

Don’t Let Christmas Cause Injuries! With the “silly season” in full swing, it is amazing the amount of time we spend with some of our clients discussing their plans over the Christmas/New Year break. At this time of year, a lot of our clients have already undertaken a large part of either their pre-season training […]

How To Know If The Shoe Fits…

How To Know If The Shoe Fits… Sneakers _ 9 News Adelaide Leading Edge resident biomechanist Chris Bishop knows shoes. Chris is using his research facility at The Biomechanics Lab which is located at Leading Edge Physical Therapy to help major shoe brands discover what elements of design help make a shoe comfortable. This fantastic interview […]

5 Ways A Better Core Can Put A Spring In Your Step

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5 Ways A Better Core Can Put A Spring In Your Step Is Your Core Turned On? Imagine your world with better core control. When your core muscles are working fantastic things can happen: Less back pain More spinal support Increased abdominal tone Improved posture and alignment More confidence with movement What is the best […]

My Shoulder Feels Like It’s Popping Out!

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My Shoulder Feels Like It’s Popping Out! Shoulder Instability Having your shoulder popping out of it’s socket can be very painful! The shoulder’s anatomy, or it’s bony make-up, means that there is little to no structural stability provided by the bones themselves. There is a very small and flat socket that houses quite a large ball […]

Tennis Injuries

Tennis-Serve

Tennis Injuries More than just “Tennis Elbow”… This time of year is all about Tennis – with the Australian Open and other lead-up events taking our attention as the world stars fill our TV screens in the evening. The gruelling conditions and the amazing amount of time the players spend on the court can lead […]

It May Not Make You Look Like Miranda – But You Will Feel Better…

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It May Not Make You Look Like Miranda – But You Will Feel Better… We all wonder how celebrities manage to look so fantastic. Some of it may be that they are genetically gifted…Some of it may be air brushing… Some of it may be their exercise regimes…. If you read about the exercise regimes of […]

Are You Running The City to Bay? Time To Check Your Shoes…

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Are You Running The City to Bay? Time To Check Your Shoes… Our Sports Physiotherapist Andrew Darcey talks with Sports Podiatrist Chris Bishop about footwear and the upcoming City to Bay Fun Run. How Do You Know If You Need A New Pair Of Shoes? We all know that footwear is important when running, but […]

Do Your Kids Have A Pain In The Neck?

kids neck pain

Do Your Kids Have A Pain In The Neck? Are your Children complaining of Neck, Back Pain or Headaches? You may want to check how much time they are spending playing computer games and on the internet. Whilst the upcoming school holidays is often a time when the kids cause us a “pain in the […]

Tradies Health Month

Tradie's Health Month

Tradies can fix most things, but not themselves The month of August is National Tradies Health Month. As trade work is often physical in nature the risks of injuring or developing musculoskeletal issues (issues with the muscles, joints and bones of the body) increases. This is why the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) and Blue Steel […]

How To Prevent Injuries In Football – The FIFA 11+

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How To Prevent Injuries In Football – The FIFA 11+ To mark the 2014 FIFA World Cup, we are bringing to you perhaps the best piece of information that your Football (Soccer) team can get. How to prevent injuries to your team. This video runs you through a summary of the FIFA 11+ – a […]

How To Prevent Injuries In Football (Soccer) – The FIFA 11+ – Episode 7

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How To Prevent Injuries In Football (Soccer) – The FIFA 11+ – Episode 7 To mark the 2014 FIFA World Cup, we are bringing to you perhaps the best piece of information that your Football (Soccer) team can get. How to prevent injuries to your team. This video runs you through exercises the last Exercises […]

How To Prevent Injuries In Football (Soccer) – The FIFA 11+ – Episode 5

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How To Prevent Injuries In Football (Soccer) – The FIFA 11+ – Episode 5 To mark the 2014 FIFA World Cup, we are bringing to you perhaps the best piece of information that your Football (Soccer) team can get. How to prevent injuries to your team. This video runs you through exercises the first Exercises […]

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