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When can I play again? Tear, cork or cramp – Physio Bicton

When can I play again? Tear, cork or cramp – Physio Bicton

August is upon us now which is exciting for one reason, winter sporting finals are just around the corner! Whether your sport of choice is football, netball, rugby, hockey or anything in between, injuries at this time of year are as frustrating as the Dockers and Eagles performances of late… This post will explain common […]

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“Text Neck”

“Text Neck”

Does this photo seem familiar? There are millions of people right now looking down at their smartphone or tablet. Do you ever stop to think about what this might be doing to your neck and upper back? At Apex Physiotherapy, we are seeing a huge increase in the amount of neck, upper back, shoulder and […]

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Why Does My Knee Hurt?

Why Does My Knee Hurt?

Are you training for the up and coming HBF run for a reason or City to Surf and knee pain is holding you back? Are you in the early stages of your football or netball season but missing games or playing below your best due to knee pain? Read on further to see how one […]

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Bone Mineral Density and Stress Fractures

Bone Mineral Density and Stress Fractures

Stress fractures occur in the body generally as a response to repeated loading. They can be quite common in runners and athletes due to the high level and repetitive nature of their training. Common locations for a stress fracture may be in one of the small bones in the foot, the spine or even in […]

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Exertional compartment syndrome: Diagnosis and treatment

Exertional compartment syndrome: Diagnosis and treatment

‘Arm Pump’ Pain in the forearm with sustained gripping activities can cause severe disability to a wide range of occupations and hobbies. This is regardless of the pain being on the top or the bottom of the forearm. The technical term for ‘arm pump’ is exertional compartment syndrome and it can lead to long-term muscle damage […]

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