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Category Archives: Sports Injuries

Patient Experience – Calf Tear

Patient Spotlight - Marianna Gale What was your injury and how did it happen? I was playing tennis and felt the sensation and sound of the popping/ tearing of my calf.  I later discovered that I had a 9mm gastrocnemius tear (calf tear). What was the management early on and what did you find helpful?…
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Kids & Sports Injuries

Sport injuries account for 34% of all injuries to children aged 5-14 years. Exercise is important for children and teenagers for maintaining healthy weight, creating strong bones, learning teamwork and improving emotional well-being. How do we minimise the risk? Firstly we need to understand the factors that increase the risk of injury which are: Passionate…
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Physiotherapy For Golf

With daylights savings in to full swing now, it's time to start thinking about those longer mornings you could be spending on the golf course!  But can your body keep up with your love of golf? There are some common areas of pain and injury that we see at Total Physiotherapy following an increase in…
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Swimmer’s Shoulder – Impingement Syndrome

Swimmer’s Shoulder (Impingement syndrome) Shoulder pain is very common amongst the swimming population. Swimmer’s shoulder, also known as impingement syndrome, is an inflammatory condition of the narrow bony space in the top of the shoulder. The rotator cuff tendons as well as the biceps tendon can become irritated as they pass through or alongside the space.…
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