Free Radicals and Their Effect on Tendon Strength

There are many factors that influence the way our bodies respond to injury and illness, such as age, gender, activity level, genetic predisposition, medical history and diet. While all of these factors play an important role in the healing process, the one that has recently drawn widespread attention in the scientific community is diet. It […]

Effective Exercises For Young Adults With Shoulder Impingement

Shoulder injury can be debilitating, painful and have a direct effect on a person’s quality of life. Unfortunately shoulder injuries are still quite common, both in athletes and the general population. A majority of these cases stem from either chronic overuse or acute trauma to the shoulder, arm, neck or upper back. This results in […]

Accelerated Return To Elite Rugby League Following Labral Repair

Contact sports like Rugby League are often rough on the joints and soft tissue structures of the body. Frequent impacts and heavy tackle collisions can cause structural damage to the shoulder and acute injury needing medical attention. In 2007, a study of 142 rugby players indicated that tearing of the glenoid labrum occurred in as […]

Preventing Little League Baseball Pitching Injuries

If your child is a pitcher in baseball or throws a ball of some sort overhead then this video is essential viewing as your child’s sporting future could depend on it. In the video I discuss: 00:45 – Does your child have this potential danger sign when pitching? 01:15 – The biggest problem for little […]

Preventing Shoulder Injury In Overhead Sports

Shoulder injuries plague athletes of all description at all levels of sport, however they are more commonly seen in sports that involve overhead movements of the shoulder, such as swimming, and cricket. A majority of shoulder injuries in both cricket and swimming arise from over use of the shoulder joint. It has been reported that […]