Patella Femoral Pain Syndrome
PFPS is a common injury. Generally you will feel pain around the knee, often underneath or on the side of the knee cap. The often comes on without a specific incident and the pain can sometimes move around the knee. Click on the pdf attachment to learn more.
ITB Friction Syndrome (ITBFS)
ITBFS occurs commonly in runners. Pain is usually located on the lateral (outside) of your lower thigh and knee. Click on the pdf attachment to learn more.
Acute Calf Strains/Tears – Injury Management
When you tear your calf you will usually feel a sharp pull during running or jumping. Most of the time you are able to walk pain free within 1-2 weeks however returning to running and sport in the first 4-6 weeks can often result in re-injury. Click on the pdf attachment to learn more.
Achilles tendonopathy pain often comes on gradually without incident. You may begin to notice the pain first thing in the morning or when you are warming up in sport. Initially, the pain usually goes away once you are warmed up however if you continue to play and stress the Achilles the pain becomes worse. If left untreated the pain will not usually just disappear. Click on the attached pdf to learn more.
Acute Ankle Sprains
An acute ankle sprain usually occurs when you land and roll your ankle. 90% of the time you will feel pain on the outside or front of the ankle. Pain from an ankle sprain can often be quite debilitating for running athletes. Click on the attached pdf to learn more about what it takes to recovery and prevent future ankle sprains.
Shin splints are usually felt on the medial (inside) of your shins. The pain usually gradually develops without incident and does not usually just disappear on its own. Click on the pdf attachment to learn more.