• Injury Heartbreak: Which Players Will Miss EURO 2024

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    With domestic football finished for another season, everyone’s attention now turns to the European Championships this summer. With just under a week to go until Germany and Scotland do battle in the opening fixture, excitement is rapidly building, as each country begins to dream about European glory. Each country has submitted their final 26-man squad, … Read more

    What Finger Injury Do You Have?

    Finger injuries are common occurrences, whether due to accidental falls, sports mishaps, or other activities. When you injure your finger, it can be challenging to determine if it’s a sprain or a break.  In this blog post, we will explore the key indicators to help you distinguish between a broken finger and a sprained finger. … Read more

    How to Treat a Sprained Finger

    How to Treat a Sprained Finger

    A finger sprain is a common injury to the hand. It can be uncomfortable, but it should heal in no time after medical treatment. Sprains occur in any joint of the body, and among the most target spots are the fingers. They’re at higher risk of injury from falls and trauma, besides the thumb and … Read more

    How to Treat a Dislocated Thumb

    How to Treat a Dislocated Thumb

    Although not life-threatening, a dislocated thumb can be very painful and distressing. The sign is usually obvious, appearing crooked and swollen. If you have a thumb dislocation, seek prompt medical attention for treatment. But feel free to use this guide to determine the symptoms, causes and recovery in the meantime. Dislocated Thumb (Image Credit: Wikimedia … Read more

    Explaining What Smith’s Fracture Is

    Explaining What Smith's Fracture Is

    Wrist pain may vary, but if you see an unusual deformity on your wrist, it could be a sign of Smith’s fracture. In anatomy, the radius bone links the hand to the elbow. It’s one of the outer bones that make up the forearm – the other being the ulna – when viewed with the … Read more

    How to Treat a Sprained Thumb

    Don’t mistake a thumb sprain for a broken thumb. Observe your hands. With the rest of the digits, thumbs play a crucial role. Besides a pinch in the nose, the thumb provides resistance to the fingers and palm during grip.  Being next to the index finger, you can signal an OK gesture or a thumbs … Read more

    Best Wrist Supports for Wrist Pain

    Wrist Pain can be one of the most annoying forms of pain to have. We do everything with our hands, and the hand bones are connected to the…wrist bones. So having mild or chronic pain of the wrist can seriously affect your ability to go about everyday life. Even something as simple of picking up … Read more

    Top 5 Most Common Rugby Injuries

    It only takes a few seconds of watching rugby before you realise why there might be injuries involved. The sheer velocity at which some players travel across the pitch and collide with each other means that problems are inevitable and unavoidable. Rugby injuries occur more frequently during matches than during training. Due to the frequent … Read more

    What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Today’s PhysioRoom blog is going to take a look at Carpal Tunnel syndrome, one of the most common injuries there is. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome stands out as a scourge to all people, it doesn’t discriminate based on fitness or activity level, it can affect everyone in a similar way. In fact, if … Read more

    Top 5 Most Common Winter Sports Injuries

    In case you didn’t know, the Winter Olympics officially get under way today(Fri 9 Feb) in the South Korean county of Pyeongchang. The games will run from the opening ceremony which takes place on the 9th right up until the 25th when one country will sit atop the medal table and crown themselves the best … Read more