Ruptured ACL, what are my options?
This is a difficult question to answer and one that has been raised increasingly often by patients in our clinics over recent years. There is a growing body of evidence comparing both surgical and non-surgical options, highlighted by high profile athletes such as Tiger Woods who won 5 out of 6 tournaments before having surgical…Read more
How to treat an Acute Injury
For years, people have been advised complete rest following injury. The most well known acronym for the management of acute injuries is the R.I.C.E principle. This stands for Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation. However, in 2012 a new study was published that indicated the best care for an acute injury is now P.O.L.I.C.E. Lets explain…Read more
What is Plantar Fasciitis and What causes it?
What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar Fasciitis is typically associated with pain on the bottom of your heel and/or along the arch of your foot. It is a result of a change in the structure of the plantar fascia. The causes of this pain can be influenced by factors such as overuse, changes in footwear…Read more