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 […]
Quadriceps contusion (aka "corky" or "cork thigh") is an extremely common injury caused by a direct trauma to the anterior thigh.
Hamstring strain injuries are extremely common, especially in athletes that complete activities involving kicking (such as soccer/football) and track + field. In AFL, hamstring strains hold 15% of all injuries
Iliotibial band (ITB) friction syndrome is an overuse injury whereby there is friction between the band and the underlying lateral epicondyle of the femur (thigh bone).
Shin splints is an irritation and overload of the muscles in the front of your leg. Shin splints are extremely common in runners and people who play sport involving running / jumping.