The Road to Recovery Post Shoulder Surgery

The Road to Recovery Post Shoulder Surgery

Committing time, effort, care, and patience to your recovery helps move the healing process along. While a recovery timeline of 6 to 12 months is generally predicted, your overall health, the specifics of your surgery, post-surgery activities and therapy all...
How to Avoid Frozen Shoulder

How to Avoid Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder is the common term used to describe adhesive capsulitis, a condition that results in pain and limited shoulder mobility. While the exact cause is unclear, regular daily gentle stretching can help avoid or address the issue. Sedentary work, being...
Reasons For Stretching

Reasons For Stretching

The human body uses over 600 muscles to keep us moving, so it makes perfect sense giving them a stretch will help maintain optimal conditioning. Stretching as little as 2 or 3 times a week using the right techniques can make a noticeable difference to your flexibility...
Basketball Injuries: Prevention and Treatment

Basketball Injuries: Prevention and Treatment

Fast-paced and with frequent and aggressive bodily contacts, Basketball injuries can and do occur, and can be especially rough on your knees. Injuries are most commonly caused by falls, player contact, awkward landings and knee-jerk changes in direction, so it is...
Causes of Meniscus Injury

Causes of Meniscus Injury

Meniscus injuries are common, affecting an estimated 6 in 1,000 Australians during their lifetime. Males between 20 and 29 are the most likely to suffer a meniscus tear, and (or possibly because) most meniscus injuries result from sport or sudden impact. However, you...
How to Prevent Knee Injuries in Netball

How to Prevent Knee Injuries in Netball

As the most popular women’s sport in Australia, netball has an estimated one million players across the country. In fact, there are more than 20 million playing netball worldwide! Netball is a fast-paced sport that involves jumping, pivoting, twisting and moving...