Injuries

The Achilles tendon is the longest tendon in the body, connecting your heel bone to the calf muscles. Its size and position places it under increased strain during running, jumping, sudden acceleration or deceleration and risks rupturing if placed under too much stress in the wrong...

Your ribcage is supported by a number of complex structures, ligaments and muscles, including the muscles between the ribs; the Intercostal muscles. “Inter” means within and “costal” means ribs, so the intercostal muscles are the muscles that lie in between your 12 ribs and help form...

There are two collateral ligaments, one either side of the knee, which act to stop side to side movement of the knee. Your lateral collateral ligament (LCL) is located on the outer side of the knee, attaching the thighbone (femur) to the outside of the...

Most people think that because they’re not a “professional” athlete, there’s no point in seeing a physiotherapist over the off-season to rehabilitate their niggling sports injuries. That’s definitely not the case. There’s a reason professional sportspeople have physiotherapists on 24/7 speed-dial (even during the off-season) and it’s...

Sports Specialist physiotherapists and Musculoskeletal physios are the experts when it comes to diagnosing and treating a range of different knee injuries. If you have: Sudden or severe pain in your knee with swelling Heard a loud pop or snap during sport or exercise A feeling...

Muscle injuries are some of the most common injuries we see here at Lane Cove Physio. You don’t need to be a professional footy player to pull a hamstring, and you don’t need to be Arnold Schwarzenegger to tear a pec or bicep. In fact, many...

Calf muscle tears are a common injury that we see at Lane Cove Physio.  Unfortunately we also see a lot of re-torn calf muscles that have recurred as a result of failing to rehabilitate the original calf tear completely and returning to activities too quickly. Your...

Did you know that May, June and July are the busiest months for sport and exercise related injuries in Australia?[1] With COVID-19 restrictions currently keeping all team sports on the backburner, total injuries this year are likely to drop, but that doesn’t mean your chances...

Kinesiology taping has become a popular treatment among athletes and amateurs alike over the last decade, even though its clinical benefits are still being investigated.[1] There have been many proposed benefits to taping over the years, including: improved healing, reduced muscle fatigue, reduced delayed-onset muscle soreness,...

SERVICE UPDATE

During these unprecedented times, we’d like to assure you that our clinic is open and safe to attend.

We have taken extra measures to ensure our rooms are disinfected and cleaned on each visit and adhere to social distancing as required.

Although we are seeing patients in the clinic as normal, we are offering extra services for any "at risk" patients via home-visits or tele-health online physio.

All Physiotherapy, Hydrotherapy and Exercise Physiology appointments will still be available in the clinic, at home and online via tele-health. Please call us on 9428 5772 to organise a time or email us at [email protected]

Stay healthy and we hope to see you in the clinic soon.

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