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Mar, 2017

How to prevent ACL tears

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How to prevent an ACL tear Females athletes are 3.5 times more likely to sustain a non contact ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injury than men.   ACL injuries can happen from contact ( an external force impacted the knee) or non contact (Nil external force).   The injury classically involves the subject’s foot being planted on the floor with a valgus force ( knee going inwards ). There will often…

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Jul, 2016

Shoulder injures in rugby players

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Shoulder injures in rugby players   If you play rugby then you’ll be no stranger to injuries. Whether you’re playing for a local team or are supported by the TASS or England programs you will understand that to be the best you are always pushing forward. Being the best means training smart and not always hard.   This post is for people who want to learn more about injury and…

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Jun, 2015

How do I get back into fitness following injury?

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How do I get back into fitness following injury? Returning to sport following injury can be daunting. The first step is to get expert, honest advice. By having an initial assessment the current state of the tissue can be accessed. If the injury is recent then there may be some level of protection such as restricted weight bearing or activities. However as time go on it is important to load…

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Apr, 2015

Looking for a good physiotherapist in Bristol?

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Need a good physio in Bristol? It is difficult to decide which manual therapist to choose or which clinic but here are 3 reasons why The Physio Crew should gain your business.   1. Expert, honest advice. If you are looking for someone who get to the heart of your condition and someone who is passionate about helping you as an individual then you're in the right place. With a…

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Dec, 2014

How can physio benefit rock climbers?

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How can physio benefit rock climbers? Rock climbing can put huge strain on the body. One study examined the incidence, mechanisms and risk factors for injury in recreational and elite sport climbers and boulderers aged 11–19 years. (Woolings et al, 2015). Injuries can be frequent so it is important to have a reliable physiotherapist to hand. With experience of working with elite sports people and the psychological need to train, The Physio Crew…

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