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…

softball injuries

5 Most Common Softball Injuries

With COVID-19 restrictions easing, softball season will be kicking off soon. For all the softball players out there, this one’s for you. This blog explores the most common softball injuries that we hope you will NOT experience when you return to play. Softball is a sport that is enjoyed across all age groups and is…

golf injury physio

Has your golf injury put you in a bunker?

Although golf is not renowned for being physically demanding, injuries still do occur! Lower back pain, golfer’s elbow, wrist, hand and knee injuries are all prevalent in golfer’s, amateur and professional alike. How can swinging a club and walking around a golf course, cause injury? A golf swing is an explosive movement that involves coordination…

ACL knee

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…

Tom Hamilton Physiotherapist

Soccer – 4 most common injuries

We are a few weeks into soccer season and by now, you may be or know an injured player. What are the current stats on injuries during soccer? Soccer injuries occur at a rate of 20 injuries every 1000 hours of play, that’s almost 2 injuries per game!  We do suspect that the age of…

Steve Physio

Common Tendon Injuries in Runners

We have some very motivated trail runners in our team.  This photo is of Steve Cunningham, but Kristen Brace and Renee Coleman have also competed in UTA events and in Kristen’s case she has completed the Western States Marathon.  So, when the opportunity to chat to a group of motivated runners recently presented itself, we…

netball

Netball Wrap Up

After spending the season supporting Hawkesbury Netball Association, we thought we would share our wrap up of the season. It’s all about having a great time, so we hope that the season was enjoyable for all of the players and their supporters.  We also hope that you were lucky enough to make it through to…