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A guide to cauliflower ear

Cauliflower Ear occurs as a result of trauma to the ear causing disruption to the blood supply often resulting in a hematoma to form on the ear. Once the injury has healed the ear begins to shrivel up and fold over itself, causing the deformity of the outer ear.  


Preventing injury myths

When it comes to sports injuries several myths and half-truths exist. Although many of these myths are simple misunderstandings when it comes to your health and safety its important to know the correct information.


A guide to the four most common types of arthritis

Arthritis is the inflammation of joints and millions of people in the UK suffer from arthritis. However, people are not always sure of what type of arthritis they may be suffering from. This guide will look at the four most common types of arthritis.


How to best prevent injuries in Rugby

Unsurprisingly one in four rugby players will suffer an injury throughout a season. The causes and severity of these injuries will vary, however, there are steps that can be taken to help best prevent injuries while playing rugby.  

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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.