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…

ACL Caringbah

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…

Soccer injuries

Soccer Injuries – Yes, they happen!

It has now been 7 weeks since the season of the NSW Premier League 2 has begun and out of the 3 teams I am providing physiotherapy for, a third of the players have an injury! Considering the lengthy preparation during a preseason of 4 to 5 days per week training, this is a large proportion…

Ben Moylan

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…

Exercise and arthritis

Osteoarthritis…

What Is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA), also known as osteoarthroses, is a type of degenerative joint disease. OA is a disease of the entire joint, encompassing the cartilage, joint lining, ligaments and bone. Although it is commonly referred to assimple ‘wear and tear’, there is much more to the disease, with cartilage breakdown, bony overgrowth and…

Running Injuries and Physiotherapy

More Running Injuries

Previously we spoke about shin splints – the injury that troubles many runners, especially when increasing distance to build up for an event. But, as you know there are other annoying injuries that can be cropping up around this time. ITB friction Syndrome Most runners would have experienced  ITB Friction Syndrome at some stage of…

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.