How to fix tennis elbow!

How to fix tennis elbow!

2021-07-15

  What is tennis elbow? (It’s not just for tennis players) The condition commonly called tennis elbow has many other names such as lateral epicondylagia, lateral elbow pain , lateral epicondilitis etc. It describes an issue with the tendons located on the outside of your elbow. The tendons attach the muscles that extend your wrist … Read More

Calf injuries in runners!

Calf injuries in runners!

2021-07-02

Running related calf injuries!   Dreaded calf (or baby cow) muscle strains are a common running injury, and often leave you going crazy with the next running event getting closer and closer! Greater than 50% of running power is generated from the calf muscles, so it’s understandable that the calf can be a potential site … Read More

5 tips to help your shoulder pain get better.. fast!

5 tips to help your shoulder pain get better.. fast!

2021-05-21

  The Physio Depot’s 5 Top tips for managing shoulder pain!   Let’s face it shoulder pain is the worst. Not being able to get dressed without making loud grunting noises, difficulty reaching the top cupboard to get the wine glasses and spending weeks doing painful bench press in the gym hoping it will get … Read More

Ankle Syndesmosis Injuries

Ankle Syndesmosis Injuries

2021-04-08

Ankle Syndesmosis Injuries    The ‘high ankle sprain’ AKA ‘Syndesmosis injuries’  Everyone has known someone to ‘roll’ their ankle. Generally this is a twisting motion of the foot and damages the structures to the outer ankle, known as the lateral ligament complex. Ankle injuries involving excessive external rotation and/or dorsiflexion (toes up to shin and … Read More

Shoulder Dislocations Made Simple.

Shoulder Dislocations Made Simple.

2021-02-10

Shoulder Dislocations Made Simple .   What is a shoulder dislocation? A shoulder dislocation is when the top of our arm bone slips out of the cup like socket that contains our shoulder joint. Unfortunately, our shoulders are built for mobility not stability making it a very common injury. How does a shoulder dislocate happen? … Read More

5 Tips for runners to avoid a trip to the Physio!

5 Tips for runners to avoid a trip to the Physio!

2021-01-12

5 tips for runners to avoid another visit to the Physio!   Runners accumulate an amazing amount of distance over a 12-month period. The gradual load this has on joints, ligaments, muscles and bones can inevitably lead to injuries. A whopping 82% of all runners will get injured throughout their running career.   Our goal … Read More

ACL Rehabilitation & Recovery

ACL Rehabilitation & Recovery

2020-10-07

ACL Injury & Rehabilitation Explained Firstly what is an ACL and why is it important? The anterior cruciate ligament aka ACL is one the main ligaments joining your thigh bone to your shin bone. This inherently keeps the knee very stable so we can jump, run and change direction in a sporting context. The ACL’s … Read More

Top 10 ways to finish the Ultra-Australia injury FREE!

Top 10 ways to finish the Ultra-Australia injury FREE!

2020-07-15

The Physio Depot’s top 10 ways to finish the UTA injury FREE!     HAVE A TRAINING PLAN  – ‘If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail’ – Get to know what training volumes and duration your body can handle. Some people can pump out 100km weeks all year round without a niggle, others will run a … Read More

What are the ways to prevent injury when returning to sport?

What are the ways to prevent injury when returning to sport?

2020-06-25

What are the ways to prevent injury when returning to sport?    As sport returns and lockdown rules are starting to ease, sportspeople and weekend warriors are chomping to get out there again!     There is always a risk of injury in returning to the sport after an extended period of time off. This … Read More

Help – I’ve got shoulder bursitis!

Help – I’ve got shoulder bursitis!

2020-06-02

    Shoulder Bursitis What is Shoulder Bursitis? The bursa of the shoulder is a fluid filled sac that exists to reduce joint friction between the shoulder blade and the top of the arm bone. With good shoulder mechanics the bursa slides and glides within the shoulder and creates a perfect synergy.   In the … Read More