Information Sheets

Sports Injuries

Here are some helpful fact sheets concerning common sports injuries, treatments and investigations.

Achilles Tendinopathy

What is Achilles Tendinopathy? Achilles Tendinopathy is also known as Achilles Tendinitis. It is a condition where there is pain and swelling of t...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

What is carpal tunnel syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition of pain and numbness involving one or other hand. The cause relates to press...

Compartment Syndrome

What is a compartment syndrome? A compartment syndrome is a painful condition where the pressure within a muscle builds up to a point where it pr...

Patella Tendonopathy

What is patella tendonopathy? This condition is often called patella tendonitis or jumper’s knee. It is inflammation or degenerative change in the...

Plantar Fasciitis

What is Plantar fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is the development of pain in the bottom of the heel due to injury to where the plantar fascia joins ...

Shin Splints

What are Shin Splints? Shin splints are the development of pain down the front of the shin win running exercise. It is probably more correctly cal...

Tennis Elbow

What is tennis elbow? Tennis elbow is more correctly termed Lateral Epicondylitis or Extensor Tendinosus. The actual problems related to tennis el...

Tibial Stress Fracture

What is a tibial stress fracture? A stress fracture is the development of a microfracture of a bone due to repeated bending of the bone. In essen...

Diagnosis

It is our belief that correct treatment requires an accurate diagnosis. The commencement of treatment to an injury without knowing the diagnosis goes against our ideals.

Muti-disciplined approach

To enable the best form of treatment available, we utilise the services of a wide variety of like-minded health professionals with a special interest in sports medicine.

Choice

It is vitally important that you are actively involved in the decision making about your own care.

Ethics

We certainly try to do nothing to people that would cause harm. Whilst some treatments will have inherent risks, there are other treatments where the risk is unacceptable.