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Month: March 2013

Calf Strain

March 28, 2013

Brief Outline of Calf Strain Failing to warm-up properly can lead to muscle strains. The calf muscles are used when taking off during a sprint, when jumping, changing directions, or when coming out of the bottom of a deep squat. These are usually explosive movements requiring forceful contractions of the calf muscles, which can lead […]

Medial Tibial Pain Syndrome (Shin Splints)

March 26, 2013

Brief Outline of Shin Splints Shin splints are a common complaint of runners and other athletes who have just taken up running. Shin splints are actually a term used to cover all pain in the anterior shin area. There are several possible causes.┬áMedial tibial pain syndrome, the most common cause of shin pain, refers to […]

Stress Fracture to Lower Leg

March 26, 2013

Brief Outline of Stress Fracture to Lower Leg Repetitive impact activities, such as running and jumping, can cause small cracks in the bone called┬ástress fractures. These most often occur in the weight bearing bone, the tibia, of the lower leg. Athletes with lower bone density, due to dietary issues or genetic predisposition, are more susceptible, […]

Peroneal Tendinitis

March 1, 2013
Ankle, Foot

Brief Outline of Peroneal Tendinitis The peroneal tendon is involved in stabilising the foot and providing support to the ankle to prevent lateral rolling of the joint. When the foot pronates it causes the tendon to stretch leading to pain and inflammation. The tendon has to work harder to stabilise the foot during pronation. Runners […]