Just about to or have just recently had a total or a reverse total shoulder replacement? Here are 4 key tips to prepare, understand and smash your rehab goals!
Pain around the ankle and foot area can be common for those of all ages and backgrounds. Two conditions that are often seen are osteoarthritis of the ankle, and achilles tendon pain. At times these conditions can present similarly, but are treated very differently. Keep reading to see which of the two may be causing your ankle discomfort…
Returning to running post-injury for anybody is exciting but at times overwhelming. The following blog is going to provide you with tips and tricks for a successful and enjoyable return!
A fracture occurs when excessive stress or force is applied to a bone causing the breaking or snapping of that bone. If you’ve suffered a recent fracture to an arm, leg, wrist, ankle or a part of your spinal, make sure you don’t skip the move phase of your rehabilitation.
Finally, you have reached the point where your physiotherapist and orthopaedic surgeon has cleared you for a return to your chosen sport. Woohoo!! You have both physically and figuratively jumped every hurdle placed in front of you over this long process – well done! However, do you feel ready? Or are you nervous and tentative about going back?
The surgery to reconstruct your ACL ligament is nothing to be scoffed at. It is a substantial operation that is traumatic to your knee. The graft, whether it be hamstrings, patella or quadriceps tendon needs to be harvested, tunnels drilled into your femur and tibia for the graft to be inserted and then secured with screws. Sounds pretty full on, and it is! Due to this you can often end up with a lot of swelling and soreness immediately post-surgery. So what do you need to do to settle this down and kick start your rehab? Read on to find out…
Darcy will take you through some basic tips that are important in the management preparation and rehabilitation from a total knee replacement.
Ankle sprains need more love and attention than you may think. Taking the right steps can help you to avoid further injury and get back to performing better (& faster)!