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October 18, 2018

Strength

Strength training is one of the core parts of overall fitness training. Pretty much every activity we do has an element of strength or strength endurance. But with all exercises, technique or “form” takes precedence over performance (eg amount of weight or numb...

September 16, 2018

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is probably the most well know of the nerve compression problems. Pretty awful and quite debilitating pain in the wrist(s) where grasping and even sleeping can be a grind.

So what about nerve compressions, pain or restrictions in the elbow?  Well...

Ongoing Case Study

History

Pain started about three months ago in the epicondyle of the humerus. Epicondyle is the rounded part of the end of the humerus, it is where tendons attach, when your arm is bent it is on the outside of the elbow.

The pain radiated towards the fi...

Function

Prevents the anterior tibial translation (change in position) and rotation loads both medial and lateral. 

Where is it?

The ACL crosses infront of the knee as you can see in the diagrams.

Common Injuries

ACL injury is a common for athletes. Usually seen in sports w...

Runners knee or that Dickie knee 

As a few of my clients know that I have been training to run in the Orange running festival at the end of February, first goal is the 5 km run. Apart of getting into the spirit of the running festival we decided to make February the mon...

Infraspinatus

This muscle is a triangle shape muscle that sits on top of your shoulder blade and inserts on the top of the arm. Infraspinatus externally rotates the shoulder joint. Helps with shoulder extension and stabilisation. It is apart of the rotator cuff muscle a...