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Fact or fiction: Running causes arthritis…

Running is a popular form of physical activity. People run because they enjoy it, it’s convenient and it’s a great way to maintain cardiovascular fitness. Despite its popularity, there is a common belief that running leads to an increase in the wear and tear of knees. But is this really true? This blog will explore…

knee dislocation

Patellofemoral Dislocations

A patellofemoral dislocation is a common injury where your kneecap dislocates from the knee joint. In lay terms, your knee cap is no longer where it is supposed to be… Patellofemoral dislocation occurs more commonly as a sports injury, but 40% of the time, in non sports scenarios. In post instances, the kneecap predominantly dislocates…

World Physiotherapy Day – My Physiotherapy Journey

It’s World Physiotherapy Day, and this year, we want to remember all of the physios who are working hard to support our community. Physiotherapists work with lots of different communities and groups. At The Healthy Body Company, we mainly help people with injuries and pain. But, we also support people who are undergoing treatment for…

Scaphoid fracture

Scaphoid Fracture

The often missed wrist injury Ahh the dreaded scaphoid fracture! This is a nasty injury typically caused by a fall on an outstretched hand. They can be missed, so if you have persistent pain – get it checked out! The scaphoid is a bone located in the wrist, just near your thumb. Check out the…

Jumpers Knee

Jumpers knee – A ballers pain on and off the court

Have you noticed pain at the front of your knee that’s gradually getting worse while playing ball? Maybe you have even started to notice this pain off the court as well. You might be suffering from a common basketball injury known as ‘Jumpers knee’ (or, patella tendinopathy for the science folk). Just as the name…