Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

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You may have recently found yourself experiencing pain in your lower buttock and wondered “Is this my back, my hip or my hamstring?” If you have pain and tenderness over your ‘sitting bone’ in sitting, chances are, you may have proximal hamstring tendinopathy. There are some other key features that help distinguish proximal hamstring tendinopathy…

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Osgood Schlatter Disease: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

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This blog will cover the following points on Osgood Schlatter Disease: What is Osgood Schlatter Disease? Symptoms of Osgood Schlatter Disease Causes of Osgood Schlatter Disease Treatment Options for Osgood Schlatter Disease How we can help you What is Osgood Schlatter Disease Osgood Schlatter Disease or OSD is characterised by pain just below the kneecap,…

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How pain changes the way we move (and how to fix it!)

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Movement is a fundamental aspect of human life, shaping our interactions with the world and people around us. When we are not experiencing pain, we move without hesitation, without restriction or fear. We cruise through our day with full confidence, not thinking of the incredible interaction between brain and body that plans, coordinates and executes…

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Shin splints: symptoms, causes and treatments

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This blog will cover the following points on Shin Splints: What are Shin Splints Symptoms of medial tibial stress syndrome What causes Shin Splints Causes of medial tibial stress syndrome or bone stress injuries Other causes of shin pain Treatments for Shin Splints Load management for medial tibial stress syndrome Other parts of rehabilitation to…

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Lower Back Pain in Overhead Sports: Causes and Treatment

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Lower back pain is one of the most common complaints amongst athletes and recreational players in overhead sports. Have you felt increased stiffness in your back while tennis serving? Or perhaps you’re a fast bowler and noticed that you’ve been pulling up sore after matches? Lower back pain in overhead sports can present in a…

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Pain in the kneecaps: causes, signs and treatment

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Allow me to introduce myself. I’m Ty, a sports physiotherapist at PhysioTec, recently recovered from my own pain in the kneecaps. I’m thirty-five years old, I’m six feet, four inches tall and I weigh roughly two hundred twenty-five pounds. I enjoy training for and competing in triathlons and have since learned that I qualify for…

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Calf Strain Recovery for Runners

Calf Strain Recovery for Runners

Calf muscle strains are one of the most common muscle injuries experienced by recreational runners. The impact of calf strains is substantial, with time out of running lasting anywhere between 10 days to 3-4 months, and that’s often not the end of the issue! Recurrence rates of calf strains in runners are extremely high. The…

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Swimmer’s Shoulder: For the Novice Triathlete

Swimmer’s Shoulder: For the Novice Triathlete

As a Canadian living in Australia, I was immediately enamoured with the Triathlon culture. The climate here affords us such great opportunity to be outdoors running, cycling, swimming and much more. Just reminding myself to use sunscreen more than back in cold Canada. Having had no proper training in cycling or swimming and only moderate…

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