The Dreaded “Corked Thigh” – What they are a what to do about them.

Corkie

I got a ‘corkie’…what should I do?!? So it was halfway through the first quarter and you’re playing a great game. You’ve already had 10 possessions and have put two goals on the the scoreboard for your team. Then, during a contest you’re opponent lands on you, driving there knee into the front of your […]

Does Running Wear Out Your Knees?

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Does Running Wear Out Your Knees? One of the popular misconceptions out there, amongst runners and non-runners alike, is that running wears out your joints – and that by racking up the kilometres, runners are setting themselves up for arthritis and knee problems down the track. But is that really the case? This is something […]

Top 5 Exercises To Get Your Glutes Firing & Why It’s Important!

Glutes

Top 5 Exercises To Get Your Glutes Firing & Why It’s Important! Do you have low back pain? Do you get knee pain during or after running or walking? Do you have tight hamstrings or have frequent hamstring strains? Do you have front of the hip pain? Well, it might be your glutes that are […]

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 […]

How bad is my Sprained Ankle and when can I play sport again?

Sprained Ankle

How bad is my Sprained Ankle and when can I play sport again? Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries we see as physios – just about everyone has probably sprained their ankle at some point when playing sport! Ankle sprains are particularly common in sports such as football, soccer, netball & basketball […]

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!

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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 […]

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 […]

Why Are There So Many Cricket Injuries?

Michael Clarke

Why Are Our Cricketers Always Injured? With the 2015 ICC World Cup in full swing, it seems that not a day goes by without some media report about an Australian (or for that matter any nation’s) player succumbing to a cricket injury that affects their involvement in the tournament. With the all-too-public hamstring injury to […]

Tennis Injuries

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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 […]

Golf Injuries

Golf Injuries

Golf Injuries Although many people think of golf as a relaxing hobby, golf injuries are frequently seen here in the physio clinic. Tiger Woods (arguably the best golfer in the history of the game) has had his fair share of injury woes; Achilles tendon, knees, back, neck and shoulder. Whilst he may be hitting the […]

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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