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17/03/2020
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A guide to Lateral Collateral Ligament Injuries

A lateral collateral ligament (LCL) is one of the major ligaments found in the outer part of the knee which attaches the outer part of the thigh bone found at the knee, femur, to the outer side of the shin bone, tibia, to ensure knee stability.

16/03/2020
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A guide to Talus Fractures

The talus is a small bone located in the ankle which is responsible for moving the ankle joint and transferring weight from the shin to the foot. A talus fracture will occur when an excessive amount of weight is placed on the talus.

16/03/2020

A guide to Patellar Tendonitis

The patellar tendon is the tendon around the knee which connects the kneecap to the shin bone. It works with the quadriceps muscles to support the motioning of straightening the knee. Patellar tendonitis occurs when this tendon and surrounding tissues become damaged or inflamed.

16/03/2020

A guide to Rotator Cuff Strains

The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles which attaches from the shoulder blade to the humerus in the upper arm. It is designed to support the shoulder joint as well as aid with elevation and rotation movements.

20/02/2020
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Can I wear a knee support while playing football?

Knee injuries are one of the most common injuries in football and can be caused from crunching tackles or the fast-paced cutting and turning manoeuvres carried out by players. So, to be more confident in your joints stability and to get back on the pitch as soon as possible many people will wear a knee support.

04/02/2020
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How to recover from a Stress Fracture

Stress fractures are a common overuse injury seen in runners, jumpers and other athletes and are caused from repetitive loading without enough rest, with the majority of stress fractures occurring in the shin or foot.  

09/01/2020
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What do I need in a First Aid Kit?

Playing sport has many benefits, but when it doesn’t go to plan and injury strikes, we reach for a first aid kit, quite often there will be little time to treat the injury at hand so a well organised and well stocked first aid kit is essential.