Land like a Ballet Dancer to Prevent ACL injuries

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!

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!

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?

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

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 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+

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

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

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 […]

How To Prevent Injuries In Football (Soccer) – The FIFA 11+ – Episode 4

How To Prevent Injuries In Football (Soccer) – The FIFA 11+ – Episode 4 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 two […]

How To Prevent Injuries In Football (Soccer) – The FIFA 11+ – Episode 3

How To Prevent Injuries In Football (Soccer) – The FIFA 11+ – Episode 3 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 Exercise 6 which completes […]

How To Prevent Injuries In Football (Soccer) – The FIFA 11+ – Episode 2

How To Prevent Injuries In Football (Soccer) – The FIFA 11+ – Episode 2 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 4 & 5 […]

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

How To Prevent Injuries In Football (Soccer) – 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. The FIFA 11+ was designed by a panel of experts from around […]

Injured From Running? We Look At 5 Common Running Injuries

Injured From Running? We Look At 5 Common Running Injuries If you are a frequent runner, or just starting out, then you have probably experienced (or going to at some stage) a few different aches and pains whilst you have been out pounding the pavement and tracks. Over the next series of 5 posts we […]

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