Calf Strain – the What and the Why

A calf strain or tear (sometimes known as “tennis leg”) is a strain to the gastrocnemius muscle in the back of the calf. Injuries to this muscle can happen if the muscle is unable to take the load especially if it is stretched at the time. This can cause injuries from small tears to a…

Soccer – 5 most common injuries

In football, players are required to perform sudden and repetitive accelerations and decelerations, rapid changes of direction, jumping and landing tasks and be involved in contact situations such as tackling. This heightens the chance and risk of an injury occurring.  What does the research say? Research has consistently shown that the most common soccer injuries…

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Q&A with Renee Coleman

Renee Coleman, Physiotherapist at Jordan Springs is quite busy in her spare time. Everyone has a story and Renee certainly does! When Renee isn’t at work at The Healthy Body Company, she does Taekwondo, Brazilian Jiujitsu and Muay Thai. I was intrigued and wanted to know more so a Q&A session started! What are the…