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Top 5 Tips for Preventing Pain, Injury or Strains from Gardening This Spring my Physio SA Adelaide

You may not think that gardening injuries are terribly common, but this therapeutic past-time can be responsible for pain and stiffness.  Thankfully, there are several strategies to minimize the chances of injuries occurring and keep those thumbs greener for longer!     Here are the Top 5 Tips for preventing gardening injuries this spring: 1) Warm up: Given…

Overuse Tendon Injuries in Sport (Tendonopathy) my Physio SA Adelaide

What you need to know about tendon injuries Current thinking has replaced the term tendonitis (“inflammation”) with a spectrum of tendonopathy (“cellular degradation”). The pain often occurs due to compression of internal and external tendon structures, leading to cellular damage and even death, not local inflammation. We also now understand that tendon tissue requires loading…