Month: May 2013

Skiing Injury Prevention: No Need To Break A Leg

A busy ski resort may see dozens of injuries on the slopes each day. As physiotherapists, we see many patients with ski-related injuries throughout the season. Although accidents do happen, most injuries are the result of poor conditioning or equipment failure. The most common injuries amongst skiers and snowboarders are knee sprains, shoulder injuries, head/face …

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Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction

ACL reconstruction is one of the most common surgical procedures performed on the injured knee. The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the four major stabilising ligaments of the knee. Its anatomical attachments allow it to resist anterior translation and internal rotation of the tibia (shin bone), in relation to the femur (thigh bone). …

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