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Patella Tendinopathy

November 16, 2018
Physiotherapy, Sports Medicine, Training
Patella Tendinopathy - Action Sports Clinic

What is Patella Tendinopathy Patella tendinopathy, also known as jumper’s knee, is an overuse disorder characterised by pain at the base of the patella (kneecap) with activities such as squatting, sitting or going up and down stairs. The condition is known as jumpers’ knee because it commonly affects athletes involved in sports that require jumping […]

Marinated Basil and Tomato Salad

October 19, 2018
Recipes

Ingredients: 3 Fresh Roma Tomatoes 1 small handful of Fresh Basil Leaves, chopped ½ Spanish Red Onion 2 Tbsp. Balsamic Vinegar 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil 1 Tsp. Sugar Salt & Pepper 1. Finely slice Roma Tomatoes and place on a flat plate. Mix together diced basil leaves, balsamic vinegar, Olive Oil, sugar and pour over […]

Bicep Tendinopathy – A Sports Practitioner’s Perspective

October 9, 2018
Sports Medicine
Action Sports - Bicep Tendinopathy

What is Bicep Tendinopathy? The biceps brachii muscle, commonly known as the biceps, sits between the shoulder and elbow. It has two parts: the long head and short heads. These come together to form the main muscle bulk, which is the “Popeye” part of your upper arm. The biceps brachii muscle runs from the top […]

Low Back Pain Treatment – Action Sports Clinic

October 1, 2018
General Wellness

Some Important Information About Low Back Pain Treatment Low back pain (LBP) is thought to affect up to 60 to 80% of the Western population throughout the course of their life. Many people do not have any preceding events to cause this back pain, although specific injuries can also initiate their symptoms. Lower back pain […]

Vietnamese Spring Rolls

September 14, 2018
Recipes

Ingredients: 8 Spring Roll Rice Papers 3 Tbsp. Fresh Coriander 3 Tbsp. Fresh Mint Leaves ½ Fresh Lime 2 Large Carrots 200g Rice Noodles 16 Small Fresh Prawns, peeled, deveined and pan-fried Sweet Chilli Sauce for dipping 1. Bring a saucepan of water to the boil. Add rice noodles and cook for 3-5 minutes until […]

The Surprising Truth About Osteoarthritis

September 7, 2018
Physiotherapist, Training
Osteoarthritis

Sufferers of knee pain know that nothing can kill your optimism for a recovery faster than a diagnosis of Osteoarthritis (OA). Osteoarthritis is often seen as a kind of death sentence for joints. Many people believe that if you have OA your pain will never improve and will only get worse until a joint replacement […]

Hamstring Tears

August 31, 2018
Physiotherapist
Action Sports - Feature Image - Hamstring Tears

Treating Hamstring Tears With Action Sports Clinic   What is it? Hamstring Tears The hamstrings are a large group of muscles found at the back of the thigh. The primary role of these muscles is to bend the knee and collectively, these muscles are some of the strongest in the body. Despite their strength, the […]

Sweet Potato & Cheese Fritters

August 17, 2018
Recipes
Sweet Potato & Cheese Fritter

Ingredients: 2 Medium Sweet Potatoes 1/2 cup grated Cheddar Cheese 2 Large Eggs, lightly beaten 1 clove of crushed Garlic 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil ½ Tbsp. Cumin Powder 1 Tbsp. Salt & Pepper 1 Tbsp. fresh chives Tomato salsa for dipping 1. Peel sweet potatoes and grate them into small pieces. Preheat the oven to […]

Ankle Sprains

August 10, 2018
Physiotherapy
ankle sprains - Action Sports Clinic

Ankle Sprains Treatment with Action Sports Clinic What is it? Ankle Sprains Almost everyone has twisted their ankle at some time in their life; In fact, ankle sprains are one of the most common reasons for people to visit an emergency department. Technically an ankle sprain has occurred when an ankle twists, causing damage to […]