Author: Sarah Searle

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...

A rotator cuff tear is defined as a tear within your shoulders rotator cuff tendons. It is most commonly caused by either trauma from a fall or lifting a heavyweight. As only a few millimetres are separating your tendons from the bone, any additional swelling...

Sever's Disease occurs when excessive forces cause injury to the growth plate of the heel in early adolescence and is one of the most common causes of heel pain in active children. The injury usually occurs during adolescence when kids reach early puberty and have...