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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition affecting the sole of the foot, commonly in the heel. Those with the condition dislike pressure placed on this area. With the correct management, plantar fasciitis will resolve with conservative treatment. The plantar fascia is...

Mid-Back Pain

Mid-Back Pain

Have you ever experienced pain in the middle of the back after a long working day in front of the computer or after a weekend Netflix marathon on the couch? The chances are that you have fallen victim to the notorious thoracic spine pain or commonly known as middle of...

Achilles Tendinopathy

Achilles Tendinopathy

Achilles tendon is the biggest and strongest tendon in the human body. It attaches the calf muscle to the back of the heel. Its function is to transmit the forces of the calf muscle through to the foot facilitating movements such as walking, running, jumping and so...

Painful Inflammation in Wrist Near Thumb?

Painful Inflammation in Wrist Near Thumb?

De Quervain's Tenosynovitis is a painful inflammation of tendon sheath on the side of the wrist at the base of the thumb. Thetendon sheath includes the muscles, extensor pollicis brevis (EPB) and the abductor pollicis longus(APL). These muscles are located on the...

Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI)

Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI)

What is FAI? FAI is anatomically described as a subtle abnormality in either or both - the proximal femur and the acetabulum. Femur is the long bone along the length of one’s thigh whereas acetabulum is the cup shaped socket which articulates with the femoral head to...

What is Osgood Schlatter’s Disease?

What is Osgood Schlatter’s Disease?

Osgood Schlatter's disease is an inflammation of the bone at the top of the tibia (shin bone), where the tendon from the patella (kneecap) attaches. It is an overuse knee injury.   What the Symptoms of Osgood-Schlatter's Disease? Osgood Schlatter's disease...

Shoulder Injuries in Cricket

Shoulder Injuries in Cricket

Shoulder pain is common in cricket because of the repeated actions of throwing and bowling. The 3 rotator cuff muscles (supraspinatus, infraspinatus, subscapularis and teres minor) are small group of stabilising muscles which help in stabilising shoulder during...

What is Osgood Schlatter’s Disease?

What is Osgood Schlatter’s Disease?

Osgood Schlatter's disease is an inflammation of the bone at the top of the tibia (shin bone), where the tendon from the patella (kneecap) attaches. It is an overuse knee injury. Osgood Schlatter's disease usually strikes adolescents who are active during their growth...

knee Osteoarthritis

knee Osteoarthritis

Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common chronic musculoskeletal conditions seen by physiotherapists and affects a large number of Australians. It is generally considered a degenerative condition (occurs via wear and tear). Osteoarthritis (OA) is a condition...