• Using Proprioception For Rehabilitation

    Proprioception refers to the body’s ability to sense movement within joints and joint position. This ability enables us to know where our limbs are in space without having to look. It is important in all everyday movements but especially so in complicated sporting movements, where precise coordination is essential. This coordinated movement is a result … Read more

    Reviewing Injuries

    Tendonopathy Kader et al reviewed almost 350 articles to provide an interesting review of the anatomy, pathology and management of Achilles tendon problems in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. The article is comprehensive and provides essential reading for all clinicians who specialise in Sports Medicine. It also provides interesting information for those people, sporting … Read more

    Tennis Elbow Rehabilitation

    The success of rehabilitation of tennis elbow is dependent upon first controlling the inflammation at the insertion of the extensor tendons into the Humerus bone, on the outside of the elbow joint (see full article for an explanation of the anatomy). Depending on the severity of the condition, this may be alleviated simply by rest or with … Read more

    Surgery and Rehabilitation For ACL Injuries

    Donald Shelbourne pioneered the contralateral ACL reconstruction for torn anterior cruciate ligaments and developed the accelerated ACL reconstruction rehabilitation protocol. Here he outlines the changes that have taken place in the surgical treatment and rehabilitation of ACL injuries over the past 20 years, and explains what the latest thoughts on this injury are today. What … Read more