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Growth Plate Injuries

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During this season of winter sports, injuries are common in the younger athlete. Children and teenagers are at particular risk of injuries during growth spurts, a time when they have to continually adjust in areas of coordination and sports skills.

The types of sports injuries may be similar to their adult counterparts however symptoms and management can differ greatly due to the structure of growing bones. Read More...

Pelvic Girdle Pain – the sacroiliac joint

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What is pelvic girdle pain?

Pelvic girdle pain typically describes pain in the sacroiliac joint (SIJ) region which may also include referred pain into the back of the thigh, or in some cases to the pubic symphysis at the front. It is rare for pelvic pain to spread below the knee. Read More...


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What is Whiplash?

Whiplash describes the variety of symptoms that are often reported following an acceleration/deceleration injury to the neck, which is most commonly in the form of a road traffic accident.

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“My jaw hurts!” Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD)

TMD Temporomandibular Joint
TMD describes a variety of conditions related to the jaw, jaw joint (temporomandibular joint- TMJ), and surrounding facial muscles that control chewing and moving the jaw.

Hip Osteoarthritis (Hip OA)


What is osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a disease of the joint cartilage which is usually a result of aging and general wear and tear. With cartilage erosion there is associated damage in underlying bone which then may cause pain and affect the function of the joint.

Hip OA is a common form of arthritis resulting in structural failure of the hip (femoro-acetabular) joint and functional failure of the surrounding muscles. Read More...