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The physios at Lane Cove Physio are here to help. Tennis elbow (otherwise known as lateral epicondylalgia) is a common condition that affects roughly 1-3% of the population. It affects both athletes as well as the general population with varying degrees of severity. The typical symptoms include pain, reduced...

Dry needling and acupuncture are two of those treatments that always result in raised eyebrows at first from my patients. At first glance, plenty of people aren’t keen on the prospect of being jabbed with tiny needles, it sounds counterproductive to kicking pain doesn’t it?...

Hip and groin injuries constitute around 10-20% of all injuries on the sporting field and can sometimes be long-term, debilitating conditions.  Field sports have a higher injury rate due to the actions such as kicking, twisting and turning placing high loads through the hip and pelvis. The...

What Is A Tendinopathy? First off … what is a tendon? Tendons are tough elastic fibres that connect muscle to bone that help to transmit forces from our muscles to our joints.   A tendinopathy typically describes two conditions; tendon swelling and degeneration. Swelling occurs in the earlier...

How to get the most out of your gym training Having worked as a personal trainer and strength and conditioning coach, I have plenty of insight into how to get the most out of your gym sessions and how to avoid injury where possible. So, what are...

Lateral hip pain (pain on the side of the hip) is a common complaint in athletes and the elderly. It affects women more than men and occurs in approximately 25% of the female population aged 50-79. Until recently, it was given the term “Trochanteric Bursitis”...

Groin pain is a common complaint for athletes participating in sports that involve repetitive sprinting, kicking or twisting movements such as Track and Field, AFL and  Soccer. However can also present in post-partum women. Symptoms can vary and are often vague and diffuse, extending anywhere...