What are teenagers Growing Pains?

What are teenagers Growing Pains?

Growing Pains Osgood Schlatters (OS), Larsen-Johansson (LJ) and Severs disease are common adolescent conditions that affect young rapidly growing athletes. These injuries occur where the muscle tendons attach to the bone. During a growth spurt the bones, muscles and...

SLEEP: The Key to a Quick Recovery

Do you want to boost your athletic performance? Reduce your risk for injury? Improve your reaction time, accuracy and speed? The secret is easier than you think, and doesn’t cost a single cent. Yet, most young athletes often neglect this essential component of their...
How to Keep your Hamstrings Injury Free

How to Keep your Hamstrings Injury Free

Hamstring injuries have been reported as one of the most common sporting injuries across a variety of sports that involve repetitive kicking and high speed running,  such as soccer, track and field, football, and rugby. Re-injury rates are also an issue affecting many...
The Sticky Truth Behind Kinesio Tape

The Sticky Truth Behind Kinesio Tape

Kinesio tape, that colourful elastic athletic tape, has been used for over a decade in the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. It probably became most popular after the 2008 Olympics, where it was donated to team therapists, which resulted in almost every athlete...