Frozen Shoulder (adhesive capsulitis)

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Introduction: Frozen shoulder is a condition which doesn’t always have an obvious cause.  It is sometimes associated with diabetes, thyroid disease and other rarer medical conditions and it may occur after a minor to moderate injury or fracture to the … Continued

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

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(also known as “Runners Knee”, Chondromalacia patellae or Patella mal-tracking syndrome) What is it? Kneecap (or patellar) pain is one of the most common complaints of sports participants. Pain arises from the joint between the back of the patella and … Continued

Heel Pain

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  Heel Pain is a very common condition. In active, growing children, the most likely cause is Sever’s Disease. This is inflammation of the growth plate at the back of the heel bone on which the Achilles Tendon attaches. In … Continued

Ankle Sprains

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By Dr Karen Soo BSc(Med)Hons MBBS MSpMed FACSP, Sport and Exercise Physician An ankle sprain is a common injury to the ankle. “Sprain” implies ligament damage, but sometimes other structures can be injured. A lateral ligament sprain is the most … Continued