ACL rupture? You have options.

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries are a common knee injury that we see in the clinic. While most people have some knowledge of what an ACL injury is, there are new options for management / treatment of these injuries other than the conventional surgical repair. What is the ACL? The ACL is one of 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…

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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…

Baseball Physiotherapy

Baseball – Common Injuries

Baseball is a sport that incites great passion among both the players and the fans. Interest in baseball has been  growing within Australia over the past few years, and we have some great players.  Many Australian players are now being recognised by high level teams in America. Baseball is a dynamic sport that combines a…

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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…

Knee Injury Physiotherapy

Knee Injuries

Jude Holroyd, the Principal Physiotherapist at our Jordan Springs practice considers the impact of knee injuries. Whether you play sport socially or professionally, a knee injury can put you out of action. Physiotherapists provide expert advice and treatment to speed up recovery and get you active again following a knee injury or surgery.