4 Rehab Exercises for Frozen Shoulder

4 Rehab Exercises for Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder occurs after the shoulder joint has been immobilized for a long period of time, which leads to the joint capsule to become thickened and tight due to a build up of scar tissue. Symptoms of frozen shoulder include persistent pain of the shoulder joint,...
How to treat a Tennis Elbow

How to treat a Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow is situated in the outside aspect of the elbow, where the extensor muscles of the forearm attach. Onset of pain usually coincides with recent changes in training, technique, intensity or equipment used within sport, work or even daily activities. Severity...
How to deal with Achilles Tendinopathy

How to deal with Achilles Tendinopathy

Tendinopathy occurs from continuous overload of the tendon. There are three stages of tendinopathy – reactive tendinopathy, tendon dysrepair and degenerative tendinopathy. In the later stages you are more likely to experience a change in the tendon thickness, which is...
5 Ways to treat an (inversion) ankle sprain

5 Ways to treat an (inversion) ankle sprain

An inversion ankle sprain is the damage of your ankle’s lateral (outside) ligaments. You will see inversion sprains most commonly in activities that require rapid changes in direction. It most commonly occurs in sports such as basketball, volleyball, netball, football...
Ankle Sprains – Exercise Rehab

Ankle Sprains – Exercise Rehab

By Richard Adams, Senior Therapist and Exercise rehabilitator (BASRAT) Commonly, ankles heal, the athlete returns to their daily activities and in many cases, their sporting activities.  However it is not long before a reoccurrence of the injury arises, which is...
Common Ankle Injuries – Part I

Common Ankle Injuries – Part I

By Richard Adams – Sports Massage & rehab Specialist MYPTtherapy Strains and sprains are the most common type of ankle injury and mostly occur through traumatic incidence.  There is a distinct difference between a strain and a sprain.  Sprains In a...
ACL Injury Part II by Richard Adams

ACL Injury Part II by Richard Adams

By Richard Adams, Sports Massage Therapist, Injury Rehab Specialist , BSc, BASRAT This is part II of the ACL injury series, please check the previous blog for more details The ACL not only contributes to joint movement and bracing the knee against abnormal motion, it...