20 Jul 2016

How To Manage A “Corked” Thigh

One extremely common injury in the sporting world is the “corked” thigh. Cork is the colloquial term given to a muscle contusion. A cork usually results from a high impact force such as a rugby tackle or a hard cricket/hockey ball making contact with a player’s limb. The high impact of contact causes damage to the […]

8 Nov 2011

Trigger Happy Physios

It may appear to many people that we Physiotherapists are in the business of causing more pain to relieve pain.  Without getting into the fallacy of the ‘no pain, no gain’ mentality, there are some instances where causing a bit of pain can be of assistance to management.  One, particularly crucial to muscles and muscular […]