Author name: thesportsphysiotherapist

December 2011

In the sports physiotherapy world we are frequently called upon to assess and treat athletes of all ages. As you might expect, this may range from young children through to nonagenarian Master’s athletes. Sports physiotherapists would know when dealing with young athletes missing a career-ending (yes, career) diagnosis can be unforgivable. One such diagnosis is […]

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June 2011

If you are a sports physiotherapist that works with triathletes then you are all too aware of the potential for the development of overuse injuries. The triathlon is a grueling sport with distances ranging from Sprint distance (750 m swim, 20 km bike, 5 km run) through to the Ultra Distance or Ironman Triathlon distances (750 m swim, 20 km

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Exercise Prescription Archives

Radial tunnel syndrome is rare, it is challenging to differentially diagnose and can be a monster to manage. If you have a recalcitrant case of tennis elbow then this post will interest you! This article discusses the best available evidence for assessment and management of radial tunnel syndrome. Have you ever heard of snapping scapula

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Where Diagnosis Meets Disaster: “You’re Out For the Season” | The Sports Physiotherapist

Where Diagnosis Meets Disaster: “You’re Out For the Season” Posted on 01. Sep, 2010 by The Sports Physiotherapist in Assessment, Blog, Diagnosis, Sports Physiotherapy HOW TO TELL AN ATHLETE THEIR SEASON IS OVER Let me set the scene for you. You are the sports physiotherapist on  the sidelines of your local sporting ground, it is

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Predicting Recurrent Patellar Instability in Paediatric/Adolescent Patients

Introduction Those in the world of sports physiotherapy would be aware of the frequency with which we encounter episodes of patellar instability. As has been suggested previously on this site, patellar dislocation accounts for 2 – 3% of all knee injuries, and furthermore, it is the second most common cause of knee haemarthrosis (Aglietti et

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Injection Archives

Have you ever heard of snapping scapula syndrome? If you answered no, I would not be too surprised. Whilst this condition is more common than you may think, it seems to be underappreciated within the physiotherapy. Thus, this article will discuss snapping scapula syndrome including what it is, why it occurs and what you need

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Welcome to TheSportsPhysiotherapist.com. This site is an online resource for physiotherapists (or physical therapists) with a passion for assessing, diagnosing, and rehabilitating the sports injuries of the world’s athletes. Users of this site will find content and information regarding all things sports physiotherapy including; Current Research and Evidence Based Practice articles Sports Physiotherapy Video Tutorials

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