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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Kinesio Taping

What is it? Kinesio tape is an elastic adhesive tape made with cotton fibres. It was originally developed by a chiropractor by the name of Dr Kenzo Kase in 1979. It is a hypoallergenic tape that is also latex free and generally water-resistant. It should stay on for up to 3-5 days. Due to its […]

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Fix My Achilles Injury

So in our last blog “Achilles tendinopathy – Symptoms, Causes & misconceptions”, we explained the symptoms, causes & misconceptions around Achilles Tendinopathy. Today, we are going to discuss the best exercises to “Fix” Achilles Tendinopathy. Treatment Typically there is no one size fits all remedy with this injury, each case should be taken individually and […]

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Achilles tendinopathy- Symptoms, Causes & misconceptions

Today we’re going to talk through a very common injury that we see at Fix Physio- Achilles Tendinopathy. What is the Achilles tendon? The achilles tendon is one of the 2 main load bearing tendons in the lower limb along with the patella tendon of the knee. It is situated at the end of gastrocnemius […]

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Friday, January 15, 2016

ACL RECONSTRUCTION- THE PATIENT’S PERSPECTIVE BY JAYNE BLACKWELL (PROFESSIONAL TRAMPOLINE DODGEBALLER!?!)

I trawled the internet after I ruptured my ACL as I was keen to find some personal accounts of what surgery is like, how difficult the recovery is but I came up largely empty handed. The main stuff that I found was regarding what the ligament is, how it supports the knee and what the […]

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Saturday, September 26, 2015

ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT (ACL) OF THE KNEE

What is the Anterior Cruciate Ligament? Anyone who follows sports such as soccer, AFL, NRL, rugby union, skiing, basketball and a number of other sports involving twisting, turning, jumping, landing and tackling will have undoubtedly heard of players suffering from an ACL rupture. You will also be aware that this injury, the subsequent surgery and […]

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

HUMANS OF FIX PHYSIO- PART I- JAYNE BLACKWELL

I’m sure many of you will have seen on social media the now famous “Humans of New York” which regularly depicts a snapshot of the lives of various residents of New York city and their interesting life stories. More recently, there has also been the Sydney version of this popular format “People of Newtown”. Charged […]

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