Brother’s Physio Season Wrap Up

This year I had the pleasure of providing home game day coverage for Brother’s JRLFC teams. It was an exciting year for the club, this being the first year Brother’s have been included in such a high level competition (Ron Massey is the level below Intrust Super Premiership – the level below NRL). Although results…

Concussion Management

Concussion – What Should You Do?

“For the first time, we have clear evidence that repeated head knocks in rugby league can have a devastating impact many years after the concussion occurs.”  Dr. Alan Pearce, La Trobe University Let’s talk about concussion management following the alarming results from a study conducted at La Trobe University in Melbourne. The study was led…

MCL Physiotherapy

Was Nikolai Topor-Stanley’s Knee Injury the Turning Point of the A-League Grand Final?

The implications of Nikolai’s medial collateral ligament injury and gives us a great over-view of the management of this common football (all codes) injury…. It was half way through the 2nd half in the A-League Grand final match between Western Sydney Wanderers and Brisbane Roar. The Wanderers up 1-0 before Nikolai Topor-Stanley was involved in a tackle that…