Ankle Physiotherapy

Podiatry Services

Podiatry Services Are you looking for a trusted podiatrist in Sydney? Sports Focus Physiotherapy now offers podiatry services at our Liverpool physio clinic. Our podiatrist, Amina Sukkarieh, is a graduate of Western Sydney University with a Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine. She has a keen interest in general foot care, sports-focused podiatry and custom footwear. Sydney [...]

2021-02-12T09:47:19+10:00February 12th, 2021|Ankle, Foot, Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Common Foot and Ankle Injuries

Common Foot and Ankle Injuries Some people are more prone to common foot and ankle injuries than others due to their physical activity levels and lifestyle. Here are some conditions you should be aware of. Ankle sprains Ankle sprains are a very common sporting injury. They are often caused by changing direction suddenly or by [...]

2021-01-25T11:13:25+10:00January 21st, 2021|Ankle, Foot, Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Achilles Tendinopathy

Achilles Tendinopathy As many of us returned to sports and training after lockdown and isolation due to COVID-19, we are keen to return to our pre-COVID fitness and shape. With all good intentions, some of us went back to exercising with gusto and as hard as ever at the level we were at pre-COVID after [...]

2020-12-09T11:26:25+10:00November 16th, 2020|Ankle, Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog, Sports Physiotherapy|

Common Endurance Walking Injuries

Common Endurance Walking Injuries Endurance walking has become an increasingly popular sport, with many of our patients doing it every week. However, what many don’t realise is that walking can push your body, potentially leading to injury. It’s important that you learn about the common injuries you may sustain while walking for endurance. Knowing the [...]

2020-12-09T11:26:25+10:00October 9th, 2019|Ankle, Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog, Sports Physiotherapy|

Kendo and Achilles Tendinopathy

Kendo and Achilles Tendinopathy Kendo, the way of the sword, is the traditional Japanese martial arts of sword-fighting. Kendo practitioners use bamboo swords, wear protective armour and practise on bare feet. Kendo techniques include strikes, thrusts and responses to these attacks. At high level competition, the window of opportunity to strike open only for a [...]

2020-12-09T11:27:30+10:00September 13th, 2019|Ankle, Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog, Sports Physiotherapy|

Growing Pains – Part 2

What are growing pains? - Part 2 Pain in Growing Bones; The term osteochondrosis is used to describe a group of disorders that affect children and young adolescents with an immature skeleton. It results from abnormal development, injury, or overuse of the” growth plate” and surrounding ossification centres. (centres where bone matures) Symptoms generally [...]

Keep Rolling Your Ankle

Keep Rolling Your Ankle Keep rolling your ankle easily?  Having persistent pain in your ankle?  Feeling weak in your ankle?  You probably have some form of ankle instability, which is affecting how your ankle adjusts to different ground surface and movement.  It is well known that once you have sprained your ankle, you have increased risk [...]

2020-12-09T11:20:05+10:00July 18th, 2017|Ankle, General Physiotherapy, Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Tendon Pain Sufferers – Recent research reveals how your brain can help relieve the pain

Tendon Pain Sufferers Steve Naylor Pricipal Physiotherapist At Sports Focus Physio Castle Hill talks about recent research commentary from Monash University "Brain Training to Give Tendon Pain the Boot" http://monash.edu/news/show/brain-training-to-give-tendon-pain-the-boot Ebonie Rio and her team of researchers including Craig Purdham and Jill Cook have lead the world in tendon research over the last decade. [...]

2020-12-09T11:16:03+10:00May 28th, 2017|Ankle, General Physiotherapy, Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|
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