Focus On: Sports Injuries

The term Sports Injury covers a multitude of injuries caused by particpation in sport which tend to fall under 2 main categories: Acute Injuries - Injuries caused by a single traumatic event like fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains. Over-use Injuries - Injuries caused by repetitive micro trauma to tendons, bones and joints like tennis elbow, shin splints, runners knee and achilles tendinitis.

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Focus On: Ankle Fractures

Ankle fractures are extremely common and can be classified in various ways depending on the mechanism by which the fracture occurred and where the bony and ligament lesions are. Treatment can be more conservative if the ankle is still relatively stable through non-invasive reduction and immobilisation (such as with a walking boot or cast). However, if the fracture is severe enough surgical intervention may be required.

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5 Of The Best…....Tips To Staying Active In Winter

As the colder weather threatens to arrive, conditions are less conducive to getting out and staying active and healthy. Is it so easy to spend the coldest parts of the winter in doors, wrapped up, without realising how much your normal level of activity drops. Here are a few tips to stay active and healthy through the winter:

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