This month, the British Journal of Sports Medicine released a consensus paper on making the decision to return to sport after an ankle sprain. This involved some world leading clinicians getting together and deciding what best practice might be for managing this issue based on what the research is currently telling us. They agreed about […]
Dave spoke to Caitlin Thwaites, a former Australian netball player and volleyballer who has won gold representing Australia in the Commonwealth Games and Netball World Cup. They discuss her experiences with preparation and strength & conditioning. In Part 1 they focus more on the pre-season, training phases and how things have changed over the 18 […]
Choosing the right physiotherapist for your needs can be hard. Out of all of the physiotherapists out there, which one is the best equipped and the best experienced to help you? What do the letters after their names mean? The following is a rundown of some of the kinds of qualifications a physiotherapist may have, […]
Changing the way we do things is often a challenge. People are used to receiving healthcare face to face, so the switch to telehealth care during the pandemic was bound to bring up mixed feelings. Necessity is a great motivator. Regardless of the challenges thousands of patients and clinicians found themselves embarking on telehealth over […]
Dave spoke with Dr Mark Merolli in April 2021 – He is a Physio and an expert in research in digital health. They discuss Telehealth and technology in physio and healthcare. Mark covers: What is Telehealth? Is it here to stay? Is it effective? How does a physio assess and treat via Telehealth? Other evolving […]
Dave spoke with Mark Scholes in Feb ’21. He is an APA titled Sports Physiotherapist and PhD Candidate researching hip and groin pain in kicking athletes. Click on the image below to see and hear the discussion.
Dave spoke with Ellie Pashley in Dec 2020 – An elite distance runner. They discuss her training schedule, the nuts and bolts of building a running plan and the importance of strength training. Click on the image below to see and hear the discussion.
Rotator Cuff Related Shoulder Pain (RCRSP) accounts for 70% of all shoulder problems and is characterised by pain and weakness with shoulder movement, particularly lifting the arm over head or behind the back. The underlying tissue changes may involve the tendons (e.g. tears) or the bursa (e.g. thickening or fluid). Although there is no perfect […]
Sever’s disease is a common source of heel pain in growing children, adolescents, and teenagers. What is Sever’s? Sever’s is a condition (or, injury) that occurs where the Achilles tendon (end of the calf muscle) attaches to the back of the heel bone. In the growing body, the tendon starts to pull at the back […]
What is the Rotator Cuff related pain? It is characterized by pain involving various activities like lifting the arm, carrying heavy load, wearing a seat belt etc. Commonly people also feel pain when sleeping and with shoulder activities that involve reaching behind their back. What structures are affected? It is referred to as rotator cuff […]
COVID-19 has created many challenges for us all. The need for us to all support social distancing has meant life has changed, and physiotherapy practice is no different. While we have stopped seeing patients at Complete Sports Care in the clinic, this is not all bad. We are continuing to offer a great Telehealth (e.g. […]
Key Facts about Osgood-Schlatters A childhood repetitive-use injury that causes a pain below the kneecap Affects 1 in 10 adolescents between the age group of 9-15 years Pain commonly occurs during running , jumping sports like basketball ,soccer , gymnastics and athletics The condition has traditionally been to resolve within 12-18 months with rest being […]