Well, not exactly high heels, but a heel lift placed in your shoes. A recent study from LaTrobe Uni in Melbourne compared placing 12mm heel lifts in shoes to a common exercise protocol and recorded the response over 12 weeks. They found that both groups improved, and that the group who wore the heel raises improved slightly more. What’s going on here you may ask? Let’s explain…..Read More
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As we get to the business end of winter sport season, we usually get a rush of last-minute rehab for ankle sprains that all of a sudden become extremely important when semi-finals are coming up. Here’s a few of the biggest mistakes we see with ankle sprains and DIY rehabRead More
If you watch any sort of sport on TV, especially NRL, you will have heard of the “Syndesmosis Sprain” and seen players leaving the ground on crutches in a boot. Nathan Cleary missed the latest Origin game because of this injury. So what is it, and why is it a problem?Read More
We’ve had a lot of feedback following last week’s blog about Ankle Sprains and the worrying statistics showing how many of you will have long-term complications following an ankle sprain.
One of the most common topics people ask us about ankle sprains is whether they should use a brace or tape, and which one is better?Read More
Have you ever sprained your ankle and been told, “It’s just a soft tissue injury”? As Physios, we hear this story all the time and it makes us bloody mad! Half of you just won’t recover, ever! Read More