hillarys physio

Peroneal subluxation aka “Snapping ankle”

Peroneal Subluxation aka “Snapping Ankle” WHO? Athletes Sports involving side stepping/ toe running Volleyball/ basketball/ netball etc. Sprinters/ runners WHAT? Peroneal subluxation or “snapping ankle” is the condition used to describe a snapping or clicking sensation that occurs on the outside of the ankle. This clicking sensation, that traditionally occurs around the lateral malleolus (the large bony bump on the outside of the ankle) can be associated with pain or discomfort, and is caused by excessive movement or misalignment of the tendons of the peroneal muscles as they pass behind the lateral malleolus. When these tendons flick over the bony prominence, on [...]

Peroneal subluxation aka “Snapping ankle” 2016-06-27T14:32:11+00:00

Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow WHO? • Desk workers • Musicians • Sportsman eg. Tennis players!, badminton, water skiers etc. • Gym junkies • Manual laborers e.g carpenters, plasterers etc. WHAT? Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis as it is known medically, is an overuse injury of the forearm muscles and tendon that attach to a bony bump on the outside of the elbow joint, known as the lateral epicondyle. Pain is most often felt at the elbow and forearm muscles but can also extend down into the hand and fingers. It is mostly commonly aggravated by exercises and activities requiring lots of grip strength and/or [...]

Tennis Elbow 2016-05-27T13:33:24+00:00
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