A Pain in The Bum

 CONDITION: Ischial Tuberosity Pain DESCRIPTION: The ischial tuberosity is a swollen part or broadening of the bone in the frontal portion of the ischium, the lowest of the three major bones that make up each half of the pelvis. As the point of fusion of the ischium and the pubis, it is attached to various

Train your ankles

Train your ankles Exercises like these strengthen the muscles, tendons and ligaments around your ankles, giving your body a built-in defense against sprains and strains. Trail running raises a problem that is a lot less common in road running: the dreaded twisted ankle. Obstacles like rocks, roots, twists and turns can catch your foot in the

The 7 Most Common Routes to Injury

The 7 Most Common Routes to Injury The fastest ways to guarantee an injury.: WEARING NEW SHOES ON RACE DAY This is tempting, because new running shoes have a slipper-like feel from the first fitting. That might remain the case for a short while, but resist it. A plethora of foot and lower-limb problems are

Turf Toe

Turf Toe Tuft toe is a hyperextension injury of the great toe, causing a sprain to the metatarsophalangeal joint and damage to the joint capsule. Turf toe can be either an acute or a chronic condition. An acute turf toe often occurs when the athlete’s shoe sticks into the ground while he/she is trying to

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis Plantar fasciitis is the catchall term that is commonly used to describe pain on the plantar aspect of the proximal arch and heel. The plantar fascia is an aporneurosis that runs the length of the sole of the foot and is a broad dense band of connective tissue. It is attached proximally to

Preventing Heat Illness In Sport

Preventing Heat Illness In Sport by Sports Medicine Australia The object of this document is to prevent injury, and possible death, from heat illness in sport and activity by assisting officials, coaches and participants to recognise and manage potentially dangerous heat situations. Preventing Heat Illness In Sport This is achieved by: 1. Alerting sporting bodies

Cold Therapy – Cryotherapy

Cold Therapy – Cryotherapy Cold therapy or Cryotherapy is probably the most common first aid applied to sports injuries. Select the options below to learn more as well as less common uses of Cryotherapy. Cryotherapy / Cold Therapy Cryotherapy or cold therapy is a method of treatment for injuries which involves cooling the injured tissues.

Sports Massage Benefits and Effects

Sports Massage Benefits and Effects Sports massage should play an important part in the life of any sportsman or woman whether they are injured or not. Massage has a number of benefits both physical, physiological and psychological. Susan Findlay of the North London School of Sports Massage talks to sportsinjuryclinic.net about the benefits of sports

Inflammation of the Illiopsoas muscle

Inflammation of the illiopsoas muscle What is the Illiopsoas muscle? The iliopsoas muscle is a very strong muscle that lifts the knee up and controls/supports postural changes. The iliopsoas is important for standing, walking, and running. The term iliopsoas refers to the combination of the psoas major and the iliacus at their inferior ends. It