Sports Injury Therapy

Ankle dorsiflexion compensations

One  important factor to look at when looking at gait is whether the client has enough dorsi flexion to easily move through the gait cycle without compensating elsewhere. As always if we cannot make a movement at one joint this movement will be made elsewhere up the...

1st rib dysfunction

Clients may present with either one sided or bilateral shoulder pain that does not seem to resolve with postural re-education and soft tissue work. Often they will report a dull, aching feeling in the shoulder region that is persistent .One factor that may be...

Supination of the foot

Over supination of the foot I have had a recent influx of clients who heavily supinate on one or both of their feet. Supination is a tri-planar movement of the ankle which occurs during gait and consists of plantar flexion, adduction and inversion of the ankle joint....

Knee pain in cyclists

Knee pain in cyclists

Summer is coming, the weather is picking up and more of you will be taking to the roads to get some exercise. The most common injury we see with cyclists is knee pain. Below is a brief summary of some potential causes.  This list is by no means exhaustive, but is...