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
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21st speeches are usually boozy recollections of embarrassing anecdotes provided by friends and family, outlining stupid events and actions punctuating a young life, while still holding out great hope for a bright and exciting future.
No different here. We are a family business. No Incs or Corps, no franchise or group to report to, just a local husband and wife who have managed to stay in business for more than 2 decades when the average is 2 years. Read More
We’re very lucky to have a guest blogger giving us her insight into a Coaches’ perspective about injuries in young athlete’s. Michelle Allen* is a talented and passionate Netball coach, read on to find out what a great Coach thinks about kids sporting injuriesRead More
Our Kiwi cousins have just released a mind-blowing report* showing an alarming rise in sports injury rates among children. The number of injuries in children up to 14 years old has skyrocketed by 60% over the last 2 years. If we play the blame game, who is responsible? I have a few theories……
Do you suffer from pain on the side of your hip that stops you sleeping, walking or even sitting?
“Many women put up with disabling hip pain for 2 years without getting effective treatment, instead taking drugs and getting cortisone injections, often with no result!”
Without an effective treatment plan, this pain can unfortunately continue for years. Disturbed sleep and reduced walking and exercise can lead to weight gain, with implications for your general health and mental well-being.Read More
Are you about to start your winter sport season and wondering how you can avoid the sideline sniper who picks off hamstrings with great accuracy? Here at Parkside we are preparing for our March epidemic of hamstring tears, especially in our Over 35 age group athletes.
Some of the risk factors for hamstring injury include
- Previous muscle tears
- Inadequate rehab of previous injury
- Poor fitness, particularly a long layoff between seasons and high speed running