5 QUESTIONS TO ASK ABOUT ANKLE SPRAINS

When should I see a Physio?The first reason to see a physio is to be evaluated for a fracture. Signs of a fracture include the inability to bear weight following the injury or if there is tenderness over the bony protrusions of the ankle or foot. In these situations X-rays should be performed to assess for a fracture. Another reason to seek medical

What is a high ankle sprain?

  Unlike other ankle sprains, this injury is sustained to the tissue (ligaments) that connect the tibia and the fibula.  These are the bones that make up the lower leg (the inner bone being the tibia or shin and the outer being the fibula). With common ankle sprains “low ankle sprains” the ligaments that are most often injured are the

ANTERIOR KNEE PAIN

There is no clear definition of anterior knee pain and patients can present with various symptoms. There may be a functional deficit, crepitus and /or instability. With activities of daily living pain often occurs or worsens when walking down stairs, squatting, depressing the clutch pedal in a car (in the case of left knee pain),

Throwing Injuries

At Rozelle Physio we treat a variety of conditions related to throwing in sport. Below are some of the factors that contribute to throwing injuries and tips on how physio can help rehabilitate a throwing injury.   Biomechanical Factors There are several biomechanical reasons why throwing related shoulder injuries occur some of which include: alterations

Injury Prevention and Pre-Season Screening: Physiotherapy

At Rozelle Physio, most of our patients come to see us after they have suffered an injury, and we are happy to help them; but in the world of professional sports, one of Physiotherapists responsibility is to prevent injuries from actually occurring in the first place. This occurs through pre-season screening and injury prevention or

Carpal Tunnel

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome   Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common neuropathy in Australia. It occurs in 1 in 1000 men and 4 in 1000 women.   What is the Carpal Tunnel? The carpal tunnel is a rigid tube through your wrist made of bone and collagen. The median nerve runs from the forearm into