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ITB is an abbreviation for the “iliotibial band” which is a strong, flat tendon-like structure which connects the muscles of the hip to the outside of the lower leg. Friction occurs as the lower part of the ITB rubs over … Continue reading

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Children’s bones are still growing, making them prone to overuse injuries at areas of the bone containing growth cartilage.  One of the most common examples of this type of injury is Osgood-Schlatters syndrome.  Other examples include Severs Syndrome which occurs … Continue reading

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This is a stress injury to the bony attachment of the patellar tendon (see fig 1). It is caused by repeated stress on the growth plate of the bone from activities such as running, jumping and kicking. It usually occurs … Continue reading

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Do you wish to work in a sport setting or event and be able to help manage and preventinjuries? Advanced Physiotherapy at Warners Bay invites you to attend a two-day seminar offered as the SMA’s Level 1 Sports Trainer Course. … Continue reading

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