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Do you suffer from joint pain in the colder months?

Many people complain of joint pain in the colder months and over the years there have been several studies undertaken to try to determine what, if any, correlation there is between the cold weather and pain in the joints/muscles. Different factors have been examined including temperature, humidity, barometric pressure and exposure to sunshine, as well

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The Ins and Outs of Hamstring Injuries

Hamstring injuries are a muscle strain or tear that are a common and painful sporting injury prevalent among footballers, sprinters, basketballers, soccer players, tennis players and other  sports people whose activities require a mix of speed, power and agility. These injuries occur most often at the middle area at the rear of the thigh and

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Meniscus tears – a common knee injury

What is it, how to try to prevent it, how do we fix it A torn meniscus is one of the most prevalent of all knee injuries and surgical treatment for meniscal tears are among the most commonly performed surgical procedures by orthopaedic specialists worldwide. Footballers and other athletes are particularly susceptible to meniscus tears

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What’s that popping sound?

We have all experienced the strange sounds our joints can make. Sometimes when we stand up, turn, rotate a joint or just stretch. It can be in our knees, arms, ankles or neck and most commonly in our shoulders. The sound of popping or cracking can be loud and can cause us to wonder if

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Does your child suffer with leg aches?

They could be growing pains. Growing pains are best described as cramping and aching muscle pains and most commonly affect some pre-schoolers and then can recur in preteen years. They are felt in both legs and most often occur late in the afternoon or in the evening and in some instances may keep your child

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Tis the season to be…..

It’s the holiday season and summer in Australia. It’s part of our Aussie traditions to get together with friends for the festive season to catch up and it usually involves festive food and festive drinks! But let’s remember that one of the leading causes of joint problems through tears and strains and onto arthritis is

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