SHIN PAIN

SHIN PAIN

SHIN PAIN Running injuries are a pest and can be incredibly frustrating when they stop you from staying active and doing the thing you love to do. We’ve gone through the common knee injuries; Runner’s knee and IT band syndrome and then covered Achilles Tendinitis. The...
What is a Muscle Tear

What is a Muscle Tear

What is a Muscle Tear Muscle tears make up between 10-55% of all sporting injuries.  A muscle tear commonly occurs when the load or tension applied to the tissue is above its tissue tolerance.  In other words, if the muscle cannot cope with the demand, something has...
Stress Fractures

Stress Fractures

Stress Fractures What are they? How are they caused? How are they treated? And how do you prevent them? What are they? Stress fractures are, as the name suggests, a fracture (crack) in a bone. Generally small and difficult to detect by x-ray, especially when they are...
What is pain?

What is pain?

What is pain? Google defines pain as “highly unpleasant physical sensation caused by illness or injury”. This seems to be missing a little. It makes no mention of emotional or mental pain. So maybe we should take the Pain Australia definition, “An unpleasant sensory...
Will Weights Make You Bulky?

Will Weights Make You Bulky?

Will Weights Make You Bulky? Will Weights Make You Bulky? A statement I often hear from my female clients (and some male); “I don’t want to lift weights, because I’m worried it will make me bulky” As a female that has been lifting weights for a number of years, I can...

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