Kinesthetic Awareness – Your 6th Sense

Kinesthetic Awareness – Your 6th Sense

How to get it back when it’s gone As children, we learned about the five basic senses: sight, hearing, taste, smell, and touch. Another, lesser-known sense is proprioception or our intuitive awareness of the position of our joints. Proprioception keeps us stable and...
The Anterior Cruciate Ligament Explained

The Anterior Cruciate Ligament Explained

The Anterior Cruciate Ligament Explained Anatomy The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) lies deep within the knee joint, connecting the thigh bone (femur) to the shin bone (tibia). Function The function of the ACL is complex for it provides both mechanical stability and...
Ankle Sprain

Ankle Sprain

The Dreaded Ankle Sprain The spring sporting season is upon us. Fields and courts are jammed with children and adults enjoying different outdoor sports. With an increase in activity level there is often an increase in injuries. A very common injury suffered by...
Compression Socks

Compression Socks

What are those weird school girl socks on runners? In the latest edition of Competitor Magazine- Aaron Hersh wrote how these crazy looking socks technically called compression socks have three main objectives; running performance, reduced soreness and expedited...
Bursitis

Bursitis

This is a statement we hear all too often in Physio clinics. Bursitis is perhaps one of the most misunderstood and misdiagnosed conditions affecting the musculo-skeletal system. First of all, let’s define what a bursa is. A bursa is a fluid-filled sack that your body...