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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…

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ACL rupture – is surgery the answer?

Anyone involved with sport would have heard about the “dreaded ACL” injury (commonly referred to as a “torn ACL”, “ruptured ACL” or “ACL disruption”).  Jude, has done a great blog explaining exactly the ACL is.  You can read it here.   In my own practice, I have noticed that when people tear their ACL, there is…

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ACL – How We Can Help Prevent Injury!

The dreaded ACL injury! It’s notorious for its debilitating impact on knee stability and the long stint of rehabilitation required for return back to activity and sports. Knowing how to help prevent an ACL injury at the beginning of any sport season is a great start. What is the ACL? The knee joint comprises of…

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Ben Moylan On Track For #TransTasman16

Australian Touch Football star Ben Moylan has been into see us at The Healthy Body Company. Touch Football is a fast, skilful and exhilarating sport requiring excellent, speed, agility, coordination and balance. Ben made his debut for Australia’s mixed open team in a Trans-Tasman match in 2009 before making his Men’s open debut at the…

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ACL – What Is That?

What is an ACL? ACL stands for anterior (front) cruciate ligament. You can see it in the picture below. This ligament provides 85% of the restraining force to anterior tibial displacement at 30 degrees and 90 degrees of flexion. What on earth does this mean? When the knee is bent at some positions, the ACL…