Physiotherapy can Treat Corked Muscles

Corked muscles Everyone that plays contact sport, such as football, soccer or hockey, is at risk of getting a muscle corky or bruise. This occurs when there is a direct blow against an area of the body by another player, equipment, or landing on a hard surface. The direct blow damages the muscle, and it…

How to tape the thumb, wrist & fingers: A trainers workshop

Watch an experienced sports trainer demonstrate alternative taping techniques including ways to tape the thumb, wrist and fingers during a trainers taping workshop. Fred, a sports trainer in the Adelaide Hills, has been taping local AFL players for dozens of years and has developed very effective and unique solutions to taping around the hand and…

Advice for Sports Trainers: How to tape an ankle for sport

Follow the steps of how to tape an ankle for sport. Titled myPhysioSA Sports Physiotherapist and current Adelaide Football Club Physiotherapist, Rohan Hattotuwa, demonstrates and gives tips/advice on the correct way to give support to the ankle for any sport. This ankle taping is commonly used to give support for return to sport after ankle…

Sports Trainers Advice: How to tape a Thumb for Sport video

Follow the steps of how to tape a thumb for sport. Titled myPhysioSA Sports Physiotherapist and current Adelaide Football Club Physiotherapist, Rohan Hattotuwa, demonstrates and gives tips/advice on the correct way to give support to the thumb, including the MCP joint. This thumb taping is commonly used to give support for thumb sprains or thumb…

Advice for Sports Trainers: How to tape a knee for sport

Follow the steps of how to tape a knee for sport. Titled myPhysioSA Sports Physiotherapist and current Adelaide Football Club Physiotherapist, Rohan Hattotuwa, demonstrates and gives tips/advice on the correct way to give support to a knee that has instability or is recovering from a ligament or other knee injury. Watch Rohan as he tapes…

How to self massage tight & sore jaw muscles

Are your jaw muscles tight and sore? Ellie, a remedial massage and sports therapist at myPhysioSA North Adelaide, explains what could be causing your jaw pain, then teaches you how to massage your key jaw muscles to relieve the pain. Jaw pain and tightness is a common problem. The main cause is usually stress and…

How to massage tight calf muscles yourself

If you get tight and sore calf muscles often stretching isn’t enough. Michael, an experienced myPhysioSA remedial massage therapist, demonstrates how you can massage the tension out of your own calf. It is quite easy to reach your own calf muscles if you are sitting down and self massage can be very effective. Michael shows…

How to correctly put on an ankle brace for sport

A demonstration of how to correctly fit an ankle brace by Tom Peters Tom, a myPhysioSA Associate Physiotherapist at the North Adelaide clinic, demonstrates how to properly fit an ankle brace ready for sport. He explains how to size the brace correctly, how to ensure the laces are tight enough, and how snug the brace…