Sports with the Highest Rates of Injuries

Sports with the Highest Rates of Injuries

Australia’s love of all types of sport is a part of our cultural uniqueness. But with that passion comes the burden of sports injuries. Research from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare conducted in 2016-17 showed that almost 60,000 people over 15 years old...
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...
Common Knee Injuries In Netball

Common 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...
Swimming & Shoulder Injuries

Swimming & Shoulder Injuries

While swimming is comparatively a far lower impact sport than other land-based competitions, there is still the potential for injury. Whether you do a couple of laps of the pool to keep up your fitness or you train every day to swim competitively, it is important to...