Author: Sarah Searle

Spondylolysis is a pars stress fracture, also called a non-displaced stress fracture of a vertebra. It is a common cause of back pain seen in young adults and children. Symptoms: Common symptoms associated with Spondylolysis are: - You experience an aggravation of the injury by arching or standing. -...

Your AC joint (acromioclavicular joint) sits at the top of your shoulder between your scapula and clavicle. It is an essential joint in allowing your body to perform shoulder movements and transmit force! Anatomy: Your shoulder has a joint which forms at the connection of three bones....

The hip labrum is a ridge of cartilage that can be found around the rim of your hip joint socket. It is crucial for maintaining the stability of the socket and making it deeper. If your hip labrum is torn from the attachment it will...

Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by pressure on the median nerve as it goes through the carpal tunnel of the wrist. ⠀ Symptoms can include but are not limited too; pins and needs, numbness and pain that often occurs at night. The injury is commonly caused...

When your ligaments are overstretched, an ankle sprain can occur. Over-stretching is usually due to rolling your ankle on unstable ground or whilst landing awkwardly from a jump or whilst running. In some, more extreme cases, a significant fracture or avulsion fracture can occur. Your ankle...

The term swimmer's shoulder is an all-encompassing phrase useful in describing many injuries that can relate to swimming specific injuries and other shoulder injuries. There are many factors both biomechanical and structural that can cause pain in swimmer's shoulder. ⠀ The pain is usually located in...

Patella Tendinopathy Patella Tendinopathy is a knee injury caused by overuse. When you experience repeated stress to the patella, it can push past the coping capacity of the tendon. You will most often see patella tendinopathy occur in sports such as basketball and volleyball; as a...

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) is muscle pain that is related to exercise. It is most common after an excessive exercise session or exercise that your body is unaccustomed too. One of the most common causes of DOMS is exercise such as long-distance running or...