Groin Pain In Soccer Players

Groin pain in soccer players

Groin pain is very common amongst soccer players. In Europe, it was suggested that up to 28% of players suffer from hip or groin related injuries. Soccer is a fast paced sport and it requires power through the legs as it has a lot of rapid changing movements. Due to excess training or poor biomechanics […]

How Soon Can We Dry Needle Muscle Tear?

How soon can we dry needle muscle tear

Muscle tear is an injury that commonly occurs in sports. There are many ways to treat muscle tears and one of my favourite ways is to use dry needling technique to promote optimal healing. Today we will look into what muscle tears are, the healing process and when we can start performing dry needling. What […]

What is Meralgia Paresthesia?

What is Meralgia Paresthesia

Have you ever felt a shooting or burning pain down the side or at the front of your thigh? You could be suffering from Meralgia paresthesia. Today we will discuss what is Meralgia paresthesia, what causes it and how we manage it.   What is Meralgia Paresthesia? Meralgia Paresthesia is a condition that involves the […]

Stabilisation vs Flexion Exercises In Spondylosis

Stablisation vs flexion exercises in Spondylosis

What is Spondylosis? Spondylosis is a broad term that describes degeneration of the spine. It may refer to osteoarthritis, spinal stenosis or disc degeneration. Spondylosis may have various symptoms such as tingling, numbness down the legs or arm, weakness and difficulty walking. How do we treat it? Exercise is one of the best ways to […]

Do Massage Guns Work? Is It Worth Your Money?

Do massage guns work Is it worth your money

What exactly are massage guns? Massage guns have gained a lot of popularity in recent years since they came out in 2016. It is very common that you would go into a sports field and see athletes warming up or cooling down with a massage gun. Massage guns provide a form of percussion treatment. It […]

What Is Dry Needling?

What is dry needling

What is dry needling? Dry needling is a technique performed by qualified and well trained health professionals. Dry needling uses a fine needle to insert into a targeted muscle with a trigger point to elicit a “twitch” response from the muscles. This technique can assist in acute or chronic pain.   Dry needling vs acupuncture […]

Progressive Overload In Patellar Tendinopathy

Progressive overload in patellar tendinopathy

Patellar tendinopathy is a common knee injury in jumping athletes. There are a lot of different ways to treat this condition including the most traditional eccentric exercises. Followed by isometric and isotonic exercises. Today we will explore what is progressive overload and why it is important for patellar tendinopathy. What is patellar tendinopathy? It is […]

What Are The Benefits Of Hydrotherapy?

What are the benefits of Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy is a natural treatment which involves performing exercises in the water. The warm moist environment provided by the water, physiologically helps with healing specific part of the body. Some studies and evidence has found the use of hydrotherapy to improve the management of pain. A study by Gill in 2009 investigated the effect of […]

What Is A Rolled Ankle?

What is a rolled ankle

What does it mean to roll an ankle? You will often hear people saying that they have rolled their ankle… but what does it actually mean? What is the anatomy of the ankle and what structures are damaged? What is the healing process and management? Today we will answer all those questions for you   […]

Importance Of Foot Muscles Training In Running

Importance of foot muscles training in running

Running is one of the most easily accessible forms of exercise. However running may cause injuries when performed with poor biomechanic and poor muscle strength.   What is the difference in walking and running? Running is very similar to walking. However if an individual has the ability to walk, it doesn’t mean they will be […]