Injuries

Knee Replacements for Osteoarthritis: Necessary or Not? By Jessica Woodward

How many of you have had to consider surgical intervention for degenerative knee pain? According to new guidelines outlined by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare (ACSQHC), arthroscopies “don’t provide long-term benefits and can cause harm” and any replacement surgery should be looked as a last resort. In light of this, a […] Read More

ACL Injuries: Why They’re Becoming More Common By Felicity Kantzavelos

When you hear “ACL” (or Anterior Cruciate Ligament), what’s the first thing that comes into your mind? For many of us, we immediately think of the number of ruptured or torn ACLs in sports, causing many athletes undergo knee reconstructions. What you may not realise is the incidence of ACL injuries in young children is […] Read More

Exercise & Pregnancy By Jenny Phillips

Michelle Bridges, the 45 year old celebrity personal trainer on the Biggest Loser, has been under fire recently for her choice of exercise during her pregnancy. She is due to give birth in December, and would currently be in her third trimester. She was recently photographed doing a workout on a beach, involving doing abdominal […] Read More

Arthritis & Exercise By Peter Tziavrangos

In yet another example of how exercise can be the most effective way to manage arthritis, researchers completed a systemic review of existing studies, to test the effect of therapeutic exercise on people who suffer from hip osteoarthritis (OA). Just because you have been diagnosed with arthritis, or you have had scans that show degenerative […] Read More

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Knee Replacements for Osteoarthritis: Necessary or Not? By Jessica Woodward

How many of you have had to consider surgical intervention for degenerative knee pain? According to new...Read More

World Continence Week 2017: No Laughing Matter By Jenny Phillips

“I laughed so hard I wet myself!” We’ve all heard this phrase, but for some this is...Read More

My Hormones are Affecting My Weight: Exercise & Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome By Jessica Woodward

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS affects 8-12% women of reproductive age and is the most common endocrine...Read More