Haberfield Physiotherapy

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The Santa Monica PEP Program

Introduction Anterior cruciate ligament injuries are common injuries that occur when a person is pivoting, descending, or landing aggressively – this is a common scenario in many sports. ACL injuries are debilitating – they lead to large amounts time off sport/work, significant expenses for surgery & treatment and pain and extensive rehabilitation before returning to

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Osgood Schlatter’s Disease

Osgood Schlatters Disease Osgood Schlatter’s Disease is inflammation of the top of the tibia (tibial tubercle), where the patellar tendon attaches. It mainly occurs in children and adolescents who play heavy ground contact sports. It generally arises due to overuse, and often causes significant pain, preventing exercise & activity. Osgood Schlatter’s Disease can be due

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Risk Factors OA can affect anyone at any age, but most commonly occurs in elderly above 65 years of age. Risk factors that may contribute to the development of OA include: Age Obesity Previous Injuries Joint Overuse Weak Muscles Genetics Stages Of Osteoarthritis In the early stages of OA, cartilage will begin to break down,

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