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ACL Injury and Prevention Programs in Soccer

by Elise Elsworth Soccer is the most popular sport in the world (1), yet it carries one of the highest anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury rates (2). The ACL is a ligament in the knee that contributes to knee stability … Continue reading

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Pes Anserine Bursitis- “A pain in the knee”

By Emma Hoy What is Pes Anserine bursitis? Pes Anserine bursitis is an inflammation of the bursa located on the inside of the knee, just below the joint line. The Pes Anserinus is the common insertion point for three key … Continue reading

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Prehabilitation for ACL Reconstruction

By Jorden Radliff Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries are one of the most common knee injuries that occur in sport, especially in females with a 2-8x greater risk than males (Hilibrand et al., 2015). With such a substantial time on … Continue reading

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ACL – What you ‘Kneed’ to Know

By Liz Pattison The anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, is an important ligament that stabilises your knee joint. The rate of ACL injuries is increasing rapidly in Australia, with 72% of injuries being sport-related. ACL injuries occur most frequently in … Continue reading

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How To – Sit To Stand For VMO Strengthening

Jed from Physiohealth demonstrates an exercise to increase strength of the quadriceps muscle, with particular focus on the VMO muscle. This is an important exercise to train the VMO as the VMO is a major stabiliser in the knee.

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How To – Eccentric Hamstring Strengthen

Michael from Physiohealth demonstrates how to strengthen hamstrings eccentrically. This is an important exercise for those playing soccer and football who do a lot of running and jumping. Using weights is optional but helps with the strengthening. it’s important to … Continue reading

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How To – Split Leg Squats

Polly demonstrates a split leg squat and shows the progression to make this exercise more challenging.

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How To – Supported Declined Single Leg Squat

Here is Polly demonstrating an exercise to get the glutes working.

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How To – Wall Squats

Jed demonstrates how to correctly execute a wall squat. Wall squats are a commonly prescribed exercise for any lower limb injuries, especially after knee surgery.

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How To – Step Ups

Jed demonstrating how to correctly execute a Step Up. Working the Quads, Hamstrings and Glutes.

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How To – Perform An Incline Single Leg Squat

Physiotherapist Polly Dhar demonstrates how to perform an Incline Single Leg Squat. This particular exercise is good for ankle and knee rehabilitation. It is important to concentrate on good pelvis alignment and core control throughout this exercise. Important Steps! 1) … Continue reading

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