“I don’t have time to exercise. I’m too busy at work.” Ever heard, or said, these words? The truth is, everyone is busy. Too busy, in fact, that it seems the 24 hours we have in a day aren’t enough for us to do everything we need, including working out. With all the deadlines we […]
Lateral elbow tendinopathy (aka tennis elbow) occurs as a result of repeated gripping and / or repetitive wrist extension movements and activities.
The soleus muscle plays a significant role in posture control due to its high number of slow twitch muscle fibres. Combined with the gastrocnemius muscle and the plantaris muscle, triceps surae is formed (making up the calf). The soleus muscle originates from the two leg bones (tibia and fibula) and insert into the heel bone […]
The glenohumeral joint of the shoulder is the ball and socket joint. A SLAP lesion is an injury to the glenoid labrum (rim of fibrous cartilage attached around the margin of the glenoid cavity).
A scaphoid fracture is the most common carpal fracture, usually caused by a fall onto an outstretched hand.
A lumbar spondylolysis is a term used to describe a lesion to the posterior vertebral arch in the region of the pars interarticularis, confirmed only with radiology.
The lateral (or fibular) collateral ligament is a cord like band that acts as the primary stabiliser to prevent excessive varus forces of the knee.
A stress fracture is a small crack in a bone or severe bruising of a bone which is caused by overuse and repetitive activities.
The fat pad (or infrapatellar fat pad) is a soft tissue structure that lies just below and underneath the patella (knee cap).