14 Aug 2018

ACL Reconstruction: The Pros And Cons Of Graft Choice

ACL Reconstruction: The Pros And Cons Of Graft Choice

The overall aim of an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is to restore stability to the knee preventing the forwards movement of the shin bone on the thigh bone and to provide rotational stability. In an ideal world the chosen graft should recreate the anatomical, structural and functional properties of the original ACL. There are […]

7 Sep 2015

Five Facts About Your Tendon Pain

I love tendons. As a physio, I’ve loved learning about them and helping patients get better. As a runner, I’ve known how frustrating they can be. The science of painful tendon problems, or tendinopathy, is a constantly evolving subject. While there are still some things we don’t fully understand, here are five indisputable facts that […]

30 Jun 2011

Achilles Tendinosis

Achilles Tendinosis is a common injury for athletes who participate in many sports including running, football, dancing and tennis. The achilles tendon is a powerful tendon in the body which attaches the calf muscles to the heel bone.