Recovery phases for post-op ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) repair

06th May 2020

ACL reconstruction is a very common surgery to repair a ruptured ACL. Traditionally, rehabilitation and process to return to sport has been predominantly time based. Meaning at certain points post op, rehab was progressed. However, with literature reports re-rupture rates on the operated leg from 6-25% (Simon et al, 2005), and the opposite leg ranging from 2-20% (Walden et al 2006, Wright et al, 2007) it became evident time since surgery alone is not enough to ensure safe return to sport.

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What’s the Difference Between Osteopaths and Physiotherapists?

10th February 2020
People often ask us the difference between osteopath and physiotherapist as there’s lots of potential overlap! Here is our detailed answer on this topic.
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Back Pain Management Options: a Physiotherapist's Approach

07th October 2019
Physiotherapist Rob Walsh explains the back pain management options that research supports, incl. education, reassurance & progressive return to activity.
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How Does Exercise Improve Mood

13th May 2019
Discover how does exercise improve mood: regardless of age or fitness level, studies show that making time for exercise provides serious mental benefits.
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Shoulder problems: why your core & pelvis could be causing them too

15th April 2019
If you’ve ever had shoulder problems, you may well have heard professionals tell you how intricate and complicated it is to assess and treat. Find out why.

What are the benefits of massage?

12th November 2018

What is Massage?

Massage is a combination of techniques that address joints and their soft tissue attachments in order to create ease of movement & reduced pain. These techniques often consist of effleurage, petrissage, compression, vibration, and deep strokes. More advanced techniques include myofascial release, trigger point therapy, soft tissue release, lymphatic drainage, muscle energy technique and so on.

Who should have a massage?

Golf: A Ryder Cup Warm Up

17th September 2018

Written by: Sabrina Rambohul (Osteopath)

Most, if not all, top golfers pride themselves on conducting a thorough warm-up routine before hitting the course.

Unfortunately, a few practice swings just don’t cut it anymore, especially if you can only get on the course a few times a month and want to be at your best. The best way to prepare the body for golf is with continuous dynamic stretches. Here are some of the best golfing warm up exercises to help you do just that.

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Common Tennis Injuries and How To Avoid - Part 2

20th August 2018
Continuing on from last month's blog entry, we are going to look at 2 further injuries that are common when playing tennis and how you can look after yourself when playing.

Common Tennis Injuries and How To Avoid - Part 1

23rd July 2018
Ok so we’re all a little sad that the best tennis competition of the season is over. But, if you’ve recently been inspired by the incredible talent on show at Wimbledon and are thinking about trying your hand at tennis to see if there’s a little Serena about your serve or Nadal about your top spin, then this is the post for you. Here we'll discuss some of the most common tennis injuries encountered by beginners and veterans alike, and how best to avoid them

7 Things you need to know about Achilles Tendinopathy

13th November 2017
Our resident Physiotherapist, Jacqui Perry, shares some helpful insight on Achilles Tendinopathy; the condition, symptoms and how you might need to treat

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